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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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Turnkey playground solutions for busy property owners

Playworld playgrounds for property ownersInvesting in a playground on your property can return $150K over 15 years! Worth it? (See our “play pays” post.) Definitely. But thinking about the work that goes into budgeting, …

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Spreading knowledge: October is Sensory Awareness Month

Sensory Processing Awareness MonthDid you know that October is National Sensory Awareness Month? While Sensory Processing Disorder may not be top of mind for many, this condition affects the daily lives of numerous children and …

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NRPA 2015: building community and exploring play sculpture

Playworld booth at NRPA 2015The 2015 National Recreation and Park Association’s (NRPA) Congress and Exposition took place in Las Vegas earlier this week. Playworld received “Best in Show” for our booth showcasing the new PlayForm 7, …

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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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Making parks relevant

parksOne of the places that American parks began was cemeteries in the 1830s, where families would go to be closer to their deceased relatives. Since then, parks have ridden waves of prosperity …

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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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