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 •  April 21

The Design Museum San Francisco’s Extraordinary Playscapes exhibition opened with one of its largest displays on April 6, 2017 at the San Francisco Main Library’s Fisher Children’s Center. The new exhibition provides an overview of more than forty exceptional play spaces, various interactive components, and a comprehensive history of play. The...

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 •  April 17

Bullying is a serious problem in classrooms, in schools, on playgrounds and in other environments. This long-reaching issue can affect children’s self-esteem, social skills and more. Often it goes undetected, and in recent years it has made headlines as children have suffered serious violence and trauma due to aggression and teasing. Bullying is an...

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 •  December 21, 2016

At Playworld, we’re always looking for ways to help little folks laugh, learn, and grow. Our playgrounds often serve as foundations of children’s play, allowing them to develop skills and discover the world around them. Research shows that imaginative, make-believe play helps develop a variety of mental abilities, including sustained attention,...

Playworld Systems

 •  December 20, 2016

2016 was an incredible year for play! Over the last 12 months on Play by Playworld we highlighted various playground projects that exemplified creativity, inclusion and excitement. From replacing outdated equipment to creating custom pieces, Playworld and our distributors helped bring play to neighborhoods and schools across the globe. Here is a...

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 •  December 16, 2016

Last week, children in one West Philadelphia neighborhood received an early holiday present – a new playground. A ribbon-cutting ceremony helped mark the occasion, complete with a performance by the Conestoga Angels Drum Team and remarks from city officials.The grand reopening of Conestoga Community Playground marked the completion of the first...

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 •  December 8, 2016

Students at the John Gates Elementary School in Aurora, Illinois started the 2016-2017 school year with a brand new inclusive playground, thanks to the hard work and dedication of Benedictine University undergraduates.The playground, Gateway to Laugher, was a community project initiated by Aimee Ford, a recipient of Benedictine University’s Arthur...

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 •  November 29, 2016

As the new year approaches, you’ll undoubtedly see many lists of projected 2017 trends, from colors and clothing to cars and technology. You might ask yourself, what trends could impact the parks and playground industry? We’re currently watching some major trends that we anticipate will gain even more traction in the years to come.
We’ve...

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 •  November 22, 2016

As a landscape architect, presenting and selling your ideas is half of the battle. Bring your presentations and master plans to life with help from Playworld’s collection of computer-aided designs that make it easier than ever to create presentations that exceed expectations and generate repeat business opportunities.When planning a play space or...

Playworld Systems

 •  November 20, 2016

The Ronald McDonald House (RMH) in Danville, Pennsylvania provides a “home away from home” for families of children who are hospitalized or receiving outpatient care at area hospitals. The staff and volunteers work to provide a warm and comforting environment, giving families an opportunity to relax, spend time with each other and find support...

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 •  November 17, 2016

Recent studies suggest children ages 10 to 16 spend only 12.6 minutes per day engaged in some form of physical activity–not anywhere near the 60 minutes suggested by experts. And compared to the 1970s, children now spend 50 percent less time in unstructured outdoor activities. During this timeframe, obesity rates among American children have...