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The Hidden Hazard on the Playground: The Sun

How to Protect Your Playground from the Texas Sun with Playground Shade The playground is THE SPOT for children to play, socialize, and be physically challenged. However, there is a hidden hazard you may not have thought of. No, we are not talking about the obvious safety concerns such as equipment that is broken or…

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Church Playgrounds: An Open Door For Engagement And Fun

While most will agree that the traditional role of a church is to be a place of worship, it is traditionally an important place where communities engage and grow together. Most churches have always been a valued venue where families could find resources, engage in activities, build quality relationships, and experience a meaningful aspect of…

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Inclusive Playgrounds: Because All Kids Want To Play!

Kids come in a vast array of colors, sizes, personalities and interests. But there is one universal trait that all kids share and that is the love for playgrounds and the desire to play. This is equally true for kids that have disabilities or special needs. Inclusive Playgrounds that are Accessible for All Unfortunately, most…

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5 Playground Hazards to Keep in Mind

About 130 years ago, Boston children got to enjoy the first playground built in the United States. And since then, playgrounds have become a staple at many schools, daycares, and churches around the country. Playgrounds are important for kids to build their physical, mental, and social skills. But there are potential dangers to be aware…

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Elementary School In Tennessee To Get Updated Playground Equipment After 60 Years

Playgrounds provide an ideal space for children’s minds to grow through adventure and imagination. Their presence at elementary schools and preschools is necessary for a full-rounded education, as things like creativity can’t be taught in a classroom — in fact, regular play is known to be involved in the development of at least 400 genes…

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How to Choose Age-Appropriate Playground Equipment

When designing a commercial playground, there are a lot of different factors to consider. Sizing, the type of area, colors, themes, and types of equipment are all important considerations. But one of the most important considerations to make is which outdoor playground equipment is appropriate for certain ages. While all children should get at least…

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New Mobile App Encourages Outdoor Playtime

Two Norfolk playgrounds have been equipped with some new technology designed to combine mobile technology and playtime. Not only do these playgrounds have standard outdoor playground equipment, like horse spring riders and playground climbing walls, but they also have augmented reality markers to use with a mobile app. The app, designed by Canada-based developer Biba…

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Playground Design for Any Season: Keeping Kids Safe from the Elements

Clearly, playgrounds are not shelters, and most parents won’t be taking their kids to the school or church playground during a hurricane. However, healthy play takes place year-round, and many kids rush outdoors rain or shine. You can make your themed playgrounds in Texas deserts shady oases, or craft you Northwestern forest parks into retreats…

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