By Cynthia Gentry, Founder & Executive Director, Atlanta Taskforce on Play (ATOP)
Atlanta, GA April 5, 2013
We are so proud that in their April 2013 edition Atlanta Magazine named ATOP's Woodruff Park Playground the #1 thing that every Atlantan (and hopefully visitors, too) must…Continue
The red, dancing ATLs hint at the big design about to be revealed
At long last, the winning design in the Playable10 International Design Competition has been built and was unveiled on November 1, 2011 at the huge National Parks and Recreation Association…Continue
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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has announced “The City of Atlanta is extremely proud to be named ‘Playful City USA’ for the fifth consecutive year. Atlanta will continue to lead the way in offering physical alternatives and recreational activities for improving the lives of our children. Creating…Continue
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Delta Airlines highlights play in an article by the same name in the July 2011 issue of Sky Magazine. The magazine, which saluted the Atlanta Taskforce on Play (ATOP) in the August 2010 issue, seems to understand the importance of play and we're…Continue
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Saturday, September 25, 2010 was the Great Atlanta Play Day. Atlanta's City Council encouraged everyone to get outside and play on a beautiful Georgia day. All over the country, KaBOOM!-inspired play days were held on the same day. Here are some terrific pictures posted on the KaBOOM! website.…
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CITY OF ATLANTA…Continue
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(George Dusenbury, newly appointed Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs for the City of Atlanta, on the Great Atlanta Play Day, with Cynthia Gentry, Founder of the Atlanta
Taskforce on Play).
It's a great day for play in Atlanta as new Mayor Kasim Reed announced the appointment of George Dusenbury, Executive Director of Park…Continue
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These children from the Acholi Quarter in Uganda spent their afternoon yesterday drawing pictures for the Playable Kids International Design Competition. They are lovely pictures and we are so happy to have them be a part of Playable Kids.
Children all around the world have been excited by the request to draw what play feels like to them and it has me…Continue
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I've waited (and worked) for two years to take these pictures!
Happy faces were everywhere as the children played
Others were pretty excited, too. The Atlanta Public School System proudly blogged about the exciting and fun-filled opening day of the Imagination Playground in a Box.
The IPB was…
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