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Gymboree Play and Music
by: Jay Beckwith
Today is a red-letter day for me. Having created dozens of playground innovations I finally have one that is patented. Interesting read about Jay Beckwith's experience with the playground equipment patent process.
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Playful expression of Miruku - Flickr
by: Bernie DeKoven
Though speculating on the benefits, origins, and/or functions of play is always interesting, and sometimes even worth a good laugh, that we play, in my opinion, is a phenomenon even more worthy of our collective exploration, worthy of even more profound laughter. Defining playfulness!
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EcoPlay Playgrounds - new logo
by: Playground Professionals
Safeplay Systems Inc., a designer/manufacturer/installer of commercial playground equipment made from post-consumer, recycle HDPE plastic (milk jugs) based in Marietta, GA, announces its name change to EcoPlay Playgrounds and launches its new brand and corporate website. This announcement comes at the beginning of the 25th anniversary of the...
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Signs Spring has sprung
by: Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation
Was it was dark when your kids boarded the school bus this morning? Did you happen to notice birds chirping instead of the distant rumble of a snowplow? Although it’s hard to believe, spring has finally sprung! A fun way to welcome spring and to make it a family affair is to turn it into dinner conversation starters. Check out these ideas.
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Lacoste Elementary School playground project in Chalmette, La.
by: No Fault Sport Group
In helping to rebuild the public school systems in St. Bernard Parish following Hurricane Katrina, this playground project had an accelerated schedule of 20 months, from design through construction, to address the demands of the increasing returning population of St. Bernard Parish.Check out the exciting design!
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