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Scratching the June itch: keeping kids focused with play

Photo - James Simons Elementary School, Charleston, SCWe anticipate it every year. Summer is quickly approaching and school is coming (or for some already has come) to an end. A few months off from school bring a more carefree …

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2016 US Play Coalition conference

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The annual US Play Coalition’s Play Conference 2016 took place last month at Clemson University and focused on the importance of outdoor play of all types, including manipulative and nature play. Other …

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Bringing play to Baltimore

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Playgrounds help students succeed

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It’s tough picturing an elementary school without a playground, but it is a common occurrence in today’s world. Instead of seeing playgrounds as vital to the overall development of children, they are …

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Joe Kneip Park

Playworld is honored to once again help sponsor a National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Parks Build Community project, an initiative demonstrating the transformative value of parks on the health and vitality …

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How to build a playground in 10 easy steps

Playworld playgroundIt’s exciting learning to do something you know you’ll do again and again … like cooking a favorite meal or wakeboarding … but how often will you build a playground?  For some, …

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Funding your playground

Most of us want a playground. However, coming up with the money needed to purchase the playground can pose a problem.

Fundraising is one popular way schools and other organizations can raise …

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Park and Recreation Month: 30 years of dedicated contributions

This July marks the 30th observation of Park and Recreation Month.

1985. Ah, yes … I remember it well and fondly. Although my formative years were based primarily in the 70s, it …

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