Helicopter Parents Should Avoid This Playground

Seeker Video on Facebook have shared an interesting video that has been viewed over 10 million times in a week! It show a junkyard (on Governors Island in New York) that is actually an experimental playground where kids can use saws and hammers, get dirty and figure things out on their own.

A “helicopter parent” takes an overprotective or excessive interest in the life of their child or children, from the notion of the parent ‘hovering’ over the child or children.