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Risky play, like ‘adventure playgrounds,’ could benefit kids and parents

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Kids today can trade their tech devices for hardware thanks to “adventure playgrounds,” dedicated areas that allows them pick up saws and hammers to build — with no adults allowed. While this seems dangerous, experts say there are benefits for both children and parents. TODAY’s Jenna Bush Hager takes a look inside the growing trend as well as a study that suggests helicopter parenting could damage a child’s social development.