Many in the SchoolGrants community are seeking assistance for purchasing playground equipment. Listed on this page are sources that we have come across. If any of you who know of additional funding...
I recently read a great column by Jay Beckwith on the online Play and Playground News Center titled “Creating Conditions for Play.” His comments struck a nerve. After just finishing my last column related to some of the of the current playground surfacing issues and challenges we face in the USA, I was finding myself pondering the current status of the public playground movement and where we seem to be headed in the future.
Kids can have fun anywhere, but even their lively imaginations can sometimes use a boost. Here are 20 great ideas for backyard play spaces you can buy or build.
At an event last month, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi underscored that the private sector has taken major steps to reduce obesity in the U.S. “Industry has done a very good job taking out more calories than we expected to take out,” she said, “I think the time has come for people to applaud industry for the progress made.”