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Can a Snow Day Show Us Atlanta's Future?

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on December 8, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

I'm Flying...FLYING!!

So THAT is what it feels like to fly! To be Peter Pan or Tinker Bell, or a Red-Tailed Hawk or a ring-tailed lemur... 

Still think play is trivial? Something relegated to "down time"? Do you think there has to be a reason to play - an outcome? What if we just let kids play? Play, just for play's sake, is more than good…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on March 3, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Something To Consider

"A city that has no room for the child is a diabolical thing."

 Aldo van Eyck

Look around the City of Atlanta.  Are we making room for our children? Are we thinking of children when we design shiny, hip and splashy mixed-use…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on July 12, 2012 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Dumpster Diving, Anyone?

Only in New York would somebody turn old dumpsters into mini-pools that get lugged into the city on a Saturday morning. What a hilarious idea. I'm not going to bother thinking through whether it is sustainable as anything other than a stunt. I'm just looking at the pictures (on the Inhabitat…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on August 21, 2010 at 11:47am — No Comments

GREAT PLAY RESOURCES

WATCH THIS!!

Watch this video to see why play matters!! 

Aqui esta en Español: 

FANTASTIC blog about playgrounds: Playscapes

 

FIND A PLAYGROUND!!

Click for the Find a Playground app to put on your phone.

Playworks 2010-2011 PLAYBOOK

Pretty much everything you ever needed to know about play.

And, of course, KaBOOM! Find a playground, plan a Play Day, how to build a playground, and much, much more.

Playgroundology, an emerging social science. 

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Ethan's grandmother gave him a gift of $25. He gave $20 to ATOP so more Atlanta kids will have great places to play. He kept $5 to get something cool for himself. We think Ethan is pretty cool!

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