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"Never, never, never give up." ~ Winston Churchill

There's a saying that goes "...sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly....". Today, after 2 or 3 years of work (I've lost track) Bethune ELementary School got a $200,000 grant to pay for the playground at our dream "Bethune's P.L.A.C.E." (Playground, Learning Arboretum and Center for Excellence). The fact that we stuck it out and kept on going is a tribute to the steadfastness of the school's Principal Ms. RoseMary Hamer.…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on September 14, 2010 at 12:52pm — No Comments

New Kind of Playground Unleashes Creativity and Fun

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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Added by Cynthia Gentry on October 3, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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FANTASTIC blog about playgrounds: Playscapes

 

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Playgroundology, an emerging social science. 

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Ethan E., our first donor

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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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