With summer here and more and more kids heading outside, there are some dangers that exist as close as your own backyard.

According to safehome.org, a new study finds parents are underestimating the dangers lurking for children in their own backyards, especially during the summer.

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19% of parents who were involved with this recent survey expressed backyard safety concerns, yet the government reported a steady rise in backyard child fatalities and that 63% of summer-related-injuries impact children ages 2 to 11.

Here are the Top 6 most dangerous backyard activities for kids in Connecticut:

6 OF THE MOST DANGEROUS SUMMER BACKYARD ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS IN CONNECTICUT

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