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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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I …

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Just play this summer

Summer will be here in just a few short weeks. I’m excited because that means playing tennis with my boys and the summer sports season is just around the corner. But I …

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