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Play is not a four letter word

Author: Greg Harrison

Play is at the center of everything we do here at Playworld. It’s incorporated into our thoughts, decisions, actions, and creations. We’re constantly making changes.

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Four trends for parks & playgrounds in 2017… and beyond

As the new year approaches, you’ll undoubtedly see many lists of projected 2017 trends, from colors and clothing to cars and technology.

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PlayForm 7 receives prestigious design award

“Alone we are smart. Together we are brilliant.”
That quote, from educator Steven W. Anderson, is one I often share with others. It perfectly captures how I feel about my two-decade career collaborating with talented Playworld colleagues to create innovative, imaginative play structures. I recently had the honor of representing the company, along with CPO Michael Laris, at the Industrial Designers Society of America’s… Read More >

Why should kids have all the fun?

Why are trips to the playground only thought of as a benefit for our children? It’s time we brought the joy of play to all ages! For 45 years, Playworld has been diligently focused on creating structures that help children further their physical and cognitive development through imaginative play. What we’ve learned more recently is that the fun doesn’t have to end when people… Read More >

What kids get from play that they can’t get from their classroom

Why do we send our kids to school? It’s not a trick question. The answer is obvious: “To learn”. What’s much less transparent, however, is what exactly that means. What knowledge, skills, understanding and memories are our children going to carry into their adult lives? Certainly – and particularly in grammar school – learning to read, write and understand mathematics is important, as are… Read More >