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Finalists announced in KaBOOM!’s Play Everywhere Challenge

In May we told you about KaBOOM!’s Play Everywhere Challenge (PEC), a national competition that will award innovative, replicable ideas in city redevelopment and design that make play easy, available and fun …

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Sustainability: embracing the new eco-system in the housing industry

playgroundGoing green isn’t just good for the environment; it also is good for business, as many residents are interested in living in a community that upholds environmentally sound practices.

Decades ago, such …

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New Jersey nursery school updates playground with Playworld equipment

playworld prospect-minWhen Dana Cavanaugh recently became the director at Prospect Cooperative Nursery School, she strongly felt the Maplewood, New Jersey, facility was in need of new, versatile playground equipment that helped young children …

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Recess makes kids smarter

Shwetha Ramani is a freelance communications professional who grew up in India and is now exploring the world of PR on the other side of the world, in the U.S. She lives

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Saving play: PlayCubes at Chinatown Park

This spring, Bostonians witnessed the installation of new playground equipment in the form of PlayCubes, iconic sculptural playforms offering infinite possibilities for open-ended play, at Chinatown Park on The Rose Kennedy Greenway. …

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10 School Playground Fundraising Ideas to Get Everyone Involved

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When building a playground, it’s important to realize you’re going to need money for more than equipment. Your budget should also account for surfacing, installation, maintenance and more. The price tag can …

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The KaBOOM! Play Everywhere Challenge is now open!

pecScience and common sense agree: kids need play to grow up healthy, resilient and ready for life. But far too many children miss out on the chance to play because of where …

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National Park Rx Day

Have you had a healthy dose of the outdoors recently? If not, Park Rx Day is just what the doctor ordered. April 24th marks the first ever National Park Rx Day. …

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