Archive for Playgrounds

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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Inclusive Play Design Specialist spotlight

Once a month Play by Playworld will highlight Playworld Systems distributors who are certified Inclusive Play Design Specialists (IPDS). In February, we talked to Geoff Eastman, sales consultant with Playworld PrGeoff eastman 150x150 Inclusive Play Design Specialist spotlighteferred.…

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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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Playtime at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair

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Thank goodness the Stormtrooper won his NEOS game, otherwise we could have all ended up on the Dark Side.

I’m a member of the Playworld Systems public relations team and I recently …

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Baby, it’s cold outside but that’s no reason to skip play

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Children should play outside every day, even in winter. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day for children ages 5 and up. …

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NRPA board retreat

NRPA NRPA board retreatEarlier this month I was in Houston for the National Recreation and Park Association’s (NRPA) Congress and Expo 2013. The NRPA Board invited its partners and vendors to submit responses to five …

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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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