Archive for Playgrounds

Putting play on the back-to-school checklist

As summer winds down and children across the country head back to school, it’s important to remember that play is a critical component in the learning process. Unfortunately, we don’t hear educators …

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The fundamentals of excellent play design

The fundamentals of play design - Playworld

Budget. Available space. Fall zones and surface requirements. In playground planning, the practical considerations drive a lot of decisions, often taking up the majority of your time and attention. Playworld playground designers …

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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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Play pays in your residential community

By Jeanne Bernt

Playgrounds can help attract and keep tenants in your units, helping to maintain steady income. From concept and design to materials and finish, playgrounds are built to provide value, …

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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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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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