Playground slides are found in parks, schools, playgrounds and backyards. The slide may be flat, or half cylindrical or tubular to prevent falls. Slides are usually constructed of plastic or metal and they have a smooth surface that is either straight or wavy. The user, typically a child, climbs to the top of the slide via a ladder or stairs and sits down on the top of the slide and slides down the chute.
Recently, in China appeared slides which really special- it is 100m rainbow slide. The impression of this slide is its colorful and its length: 100m. Moreover, this slide is not only for children like other slide we usually see in parks, these rainbow slides also for adults.
These rainbow slides are known as the most amazing slides, which locate at the Shenlingzhai Scenic Area in Luoning, Henan Province, China. Few days ago, it’s China National Day holiday, people and tourists had chance to play this slides. This game allow for many generations, you can play alone, or you can play with your child.
Players will be required to sit on a float to slide easily.
As you can see in clip, players found interested and excited when play this slide.
Playground slides are associated with several types of injury. The most obvious is that when a slide is not enclosed and is elevated above the playground surface, then users may fall off and incur bumps, bruises, sprains, broken bones, or traumatic head injuries. Some materials, such as metal, may become very hot during warm, sunny weather. Plastic slides can also be vulnerable to melting by arson.
Some efforts to keep children safe on slides may do more harm than good. Rather than letting young children play on slides by themselves, some parents seat the children on the adult’s lap and go down the slide together. If the child’s shoe catches on the edge of the slide, however, this arrangement frequently results in the child’s leg being broken.If the child had been permitted to use the slide independently, then this injury would not happen, because when the shoe caught, the child would have stopped sliding rather than being propelled down the slide by the adult’s weight.
Source video: People’s Daily China
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