About Greg Harrison

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Debating the necessity of childhood: why questioning recess is ludicrous

For starters, it’s pretty absurd that I’m actually writing a post on why recess is necessary. Isn’t it obvious that it’s necessary? Turns out, it’s not. 40 percent of school districts in …

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What kids need from adults?

You might think kids today have it good – endless amounts of information at their fingertips, devices to occupy their time, emojis so they can talk in code to their friends and …

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Make the most of your extra day of play

Only once every four years do we get an extra day and 2016 marks a leap year. That means an added 24 hours – 1440 minutes to be exact of found time …

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Play like a champ: making every Sunday ‘super’

On Sunday, Playworld Systems Pursuit of Happiness Weekthe Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos will go head to head in Super Bowl 50.

Super Bowl Sunday is no doubt an awesome day to hangout with friends, crack open …

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Playground trends to watch out for in 2016

Do you remember being a kid, tearing through the neighborhood with your friends for hours? If you were anything like me, afternoons were spent at the playground, riding bikes and maybe a …

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Shaping a playful 2016

With 2016 less than a month away, most of us are already planning our goals for the year ahead. However, as we focus on the future, it is important to not lose …

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Play ought to be challenging

A Playworld Unity Slide Climberrecent Washington Post article on rethinking “ultra-safe” playgrounds caught my eye. Featuring the insight of pediatric occupational therapist and play advocate, Angela Honscam, the article echoes the Playworld team’s belief that …

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Don’t forget to play this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time when different generations are typically together, celebrating under one roof. It’s a great occasion to play and remind each other why we should be thankful for playtime at …

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