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First a Crazy Idea....and Now This!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 is a huge day for the Atlanta Taskforce on Play (ATOP). There's a big surprise being unveiled at the National Recreation and Parks Assn. conference, and it's something we've been working on for years. Here's how it all started:


In 2003, I built my first…


Added by Cynthia Gentry on October 31, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

The Big Outdoors is the Best Classroom Ever

I'm so excited to see that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has created the Schoolyard Habitat Guide and made it available for download online. I was just starting to work my way through it when I ran across this fantastic picture and just…


Added by Cynthia Gentry on March 30, 2011 at 3:17pm — No Comments


This is why play matters!! Click away.

FANTASTIC blog about playgrounds: Playscapes



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

Playworks 2010-2011 PLAYBOOK

Great information on Nature Deficit Disorder

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. 

Play Champions of the Year

There just aren't enough words to thank the folks at Landscape Structures for all they are doing to make creative play happen for the children of Atlanta. 

LSI took the new playground at Woodruff Park off of the drawing board and made it come alive. They made the PlayChastain Exploratorium happen for the families and children of north Atlanta. 

Landscape Structures has gone above and beyond and their efforts are greatly appreciated. 

Congratulations to LSI, ATOP's Play Champions of the Year 2012! 


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Ethan E., our first donor


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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