Archive for Imaginative play

Reimagining traditional playground equipment for today’s children

My most cherished childhood memories took place playing outdoors – many of them on the playground. Times have changed and now children spend a great deal of their time inside, their attention …

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Talking Play at the National PTA Convention

lollitop Talking Play at the National PTA ConventionMembers of local parent-teacher associations (PTA) are often on the front lines of the recess debate. We realize that parents can be some of the best advocates for play in schools. Playworld …

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Inclusive play product focus: Rushmore

When a playground has only typical slides and climbers, it can limit inclusion.  Climbers and slides are prescriptive, meaning they tell the child how to play on them:  “climb up the ladder …

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California Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights

The Golden State now has a new golden rule when it comes to children. The California Roundtable on Recreation, Parks and Tourism recently released its Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights. The …

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Reasons we love play

Friday is Valentine’s Day. In honor of the day of love, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 reasons we love play.

Unstructured outdoor play:
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Inclusive play year in review

1 Inclusive play year in reviewInclusive play is a key focus and important topic for PlaybyPlayworld.

Throughout 2013, we published content to honor Autism Awareness month, Sensory Awareness month, and Playground Safety week.

We shared some of …

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No costumes required

image1 290x297 No costumes required Halloween is lurking just around the corner. It’s the time of year when children (and some adults) must make a serious decision: What costume to wear? Superhero? Villain? Mythical creature? Literary character?…

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