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Four tips for squeezing in unstructured free play time

children 450925 1280 1024x736 Four tips for squeezing in unstructured free play timeRemember when a child’s only responsibility was to have fun and just be a kid? Me too! But honestly, it bums me out to see how, through the years, their day-to-day schedules …

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Reasons why we love play

With Valentine’s Day this Saturday, the Playworld team can’t help but reflect on our greatest love of all – play.

Unity Dome inside1 1024x682 Reasons why we love playWe love play because it has the power to unite communities and …

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News Year’s resolution 2015: more playtime

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner and there’s still time to make your resolution for 2015. If you haven’t made one yet, we have a fun suggestion that veers away …

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We’re thankful for outdoor unstructured free play

file000321223850 691x1024 We’re thankful for outdoor unstructured free playAt Playworld Systems, we have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. We work every day to give kids (and adults!) fun, innovative ways to exercise their right to play. Through …

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National Pursuit of Happiness Week

It’s the second week of November, the temperatures are beginning to drop and the holidays are right around the corner. While hearts are beating faster thinking of the food and gifts that …

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Score with free play this school year

The 2014-2015 school year is officially here and with it the return of hectic overscheduled days for parents and children alike. Gone are the carefree summer days that gave children time to …

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Scientists say unstructured play helps build “a better brain”

Unity Dome inside1 Scientists say unstructured play helps build “a better brain”The benefits of free play extend far beyond increasing muscle strength and endurance.

NPR’s “Morning Edition” last week reported a story highlighting scientific evidence that time spent on the playground rivals that …

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Play – it’s just what the Doctor ordered

Have you heard about “Outdoors Rx,” a pilot program from Massachusetts General Hospital for Children in Boston? It’s a truly brilliant concept and one that can be emulated across the country.

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