1.  Have organic or natural insect repellent on site to keep children safe from bug bites after the rainy season.

2.  Make sure all bodies of water are dumped before allowing children to go outside.

3.  Check flower pots, vases, buckets, old tires and kiddie wading pools for standing water. Empty them out and store upside down. They are a perfect breeding ground for mosquitos.

4.  Keep the grass cut! Children, as well as adults, can suffer from allergies that come from overgrown grass and weeds.

5.  Regularly inspect surface and playground equipment for broken, worn, or missing parts. Remove, repair, or replace items immediately.

6.  Cover sandboxes when not in use so animals do not use them as a litter box.

7.  Make sure there is adult supervision at all times and check the area for dangerous materials like glass or metal.

8.  If you have a playground, there should be a soft and thick surface underneath it in case a child falls.

9.  Provide some shade in the play space, either from natural sources like trees or from a tent, or other shelters.

10.  Arrange outdoor materials in a way that promotes safety. Talk to the children on how to properly use the equipment.