For a kid with no one to play with, there may be no lonelier place than the school playground. And kids with an established group of friends may not think to seek out those who feel excluded. It’s common for children to go off by themselves when they're sad or feel that they don't fit in. What they really need is for someone to notice and reach out to them, and these benches give children a safe, nonjudgmental place to get just that. Click here to read more how this once-novel idea is catching on.