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

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.

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