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Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Playground

Increasing access to playgrounds has provided numerous benefits for children of all ages. One of the biggest benefits of playground equipment is that it boosts the amount of physical activity kids get. Children are also more likely to use a park […]

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Maintenance Tips for School Playgrounds

Every school should review maintenance tips for school playgrounds with staff regularly. In order to ensure that children stay safe and are are able to continue playing, proper maintenance of your equipment and the surrounding area is […]
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How to Make Learning Fun

Most people have fond memories of elementary school. Playing with your friends on the playground, dominating at tetherball or gossiping and giggling on the monkey bars — these are the fun experiences we reminisce about. Today, we hear […]
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Calming Strategies for the Classroom

Getting students to settle down at any point in the day is daunting, but directly after lunch or recess can feel like you're scaling Everest. Kids look forward to those precious minutes that they get to spend outside or in the […]
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Guide to Planning a Field Day

What is a field day? A field day is a fun-filled, springtime event held in many schools across the country. A field day gives kids the chance to celebrate the school year coming to an end, show some class pride and spend a day being […]
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Common Terms for Playground Equipment

Playgrounds of all shapes and sizes offer kids the opportunity to the opportunity to play. The bright colors and stimulating configurations of a great playground can engage kids in ways they don't experience anywhere else, giving them a […]
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Benefits of Parks in Your Community

Create a space for community members to congregate safely by adding a park. By providing a safe place for kids to play and parents to bring their little ones, cities can enjoy more beautiful areas surrounding the parks. Residents get a […]
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Creative Ideas for Indoor Recess

Activities Appropriate for All Age Groups Indoor Activities for Pre-K—Kindergarten Indoor Activities for Grades 1–2 Indoor Activities for Grades 3-4 Indoor Activities for Grades 5–6 Have Fun With Indoor (and Outdoor) […]
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Guide to Designing a Park

Understand How to Choose a Park Location Know the Market and Community Engage the Community During the Planning Process Factor in Landscaping and Architecture Provide Options for Multiple Park Activities Choosing Appropriate […]
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