Archive for Playgrounds

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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The great summer playground challenge is on

No matter who you are, what you do, what industry you’re part of, if you have kids, are around kids, or are a big kid at heart, you undoubtedly have visited a …

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National Get Outdoors Day

Playworld Unity Slide Climber - National Get Outdoors DayI had a vivid imagination as a child. I played with dolls until I was 12 (longer than girls do today)—I made them clothes, staged weddings, built entire communities, homes and furniture …

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Parks + Real Estate = Increasing Value

We all know the benefits of getting outside: social, spiritual, physical, psychological … but did you know parks help raise property values in addition to spirits?

Parks unite communities and encourage residents …

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Safe playgrounds in multi-family communities

Playworld playground - apartments in Las Vegas, NevadaLast month we observed National Playground Safety Week. While most people picture playgrounds being in schoolyards or parks … a playground is anywhere there is play equipment, including apartment complexes. Regardless …

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Inside Design: Unity Teeter Tunnel

Not long ago, I introduced you to our new Unity Canopy, part of the Unity Collection–re-imagined classic playground pieces designed to be more relevant for how kids play today. Another piece …

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2015 National Playground Safety Week

Safety is always important on the playground. You may recall, we previously posted tips to make sure your playground is safe. Since it is National Playground Safety Week, I’d like to discuss …

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Autism: Why Playgrounds Matter

How can a playground make a difference for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

inclusive playground autism - Playworld

Autism is complex. Some children are non-verbal while others have no problem speaking. Children with autism have …

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