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Architecture students join effort to save play in Philly

by Missy Benson

IMG 31914 300x225 Architecture students join effort to save play in PhillyI recently had the opportunity to bring attention to a proposed play space for an elementary school designed by recent graduates from the Philadelphia University’s College of Architecture and …

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A Toast to Harrison: Down Syndrome Fears Be Gone

In honor of World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, 2015, we’re sharing a blog post originally published on the Down Syndrome and the Undomesticated Diva blog. On her blog, author

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Kids can face off at new hockey-themed playground in Ohio’s Westgate Park

Last month a new playground opened at Westgate Park on the west side of Columbus. The hockey-themed playground was made possible by a $50,000 grant from the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation.

The …

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Worldwide Day of Play: Join the #SavePlay Movement

Have you been on the popular blog Life Without Pink today? Playworld’s creative director Greg Harrison wrote a guest post on the topic of Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play.

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On September 20th, …

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Mama Bird Diaries blog features Playworld

Kelcey Kintner of the Mama Bird Diaries recently highlighted Playworld Systems in her post “It’s time to let your kid jump from the monkey bars (there is science behind this!).”

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Reflecting on …

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Playworld featured on Selfish Mom blog

Amy Oztan of the Selfish Mom blog recently highlighted Playworld Systems in her post “How free play changes kids’ brains.”

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Amy delves into the recent NPR piece “Scientists say child’s play helps …

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Inclusive playground spotlight: Sycolin Creek

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When teachers say, “It’s time for recess!” entire classrooms of school children race to the playground. They play for approximately 20 minutes then line up again to head back to the classroom.…

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Focus on phys ed

Shape of the Nation banner 1 300x64 Focus on phys edThe National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the American Heart Association (AHA) recently released the 2012 Shape of the Nation Report: Status of Physical Education in the USA. …

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