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All Blog Posts Tagged 'imagination' (6)

Spring Into Action-Help Get West End Kids an Imagination Playground!

An Imagination Playground in Action at Atlanta's Bethune Elementary School

We need to raise $1,000 this week to ship an Imagination Playground to Atlanta's E.L. Connally School in the West End in time to surprise the…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on April 28, 2015 at 12:42pm — 1 Comment

Is Reading Play?

Can reading be play? Absolutely! It's play for your mind and your imagination. And, so is storytelling. See this picture? Get your kids to make up a story about the creatures here. Who are they? Where do they come from? They're looking at you. Are you one of them, too, or are you you? I'd like to be one of them simply because I think being able to blow bubbles out of your ears would be incredible.…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on September 22, 2010 at 1:29pm — No Comments

From This Point Forward....No More Boring Playgrounds

Today was the Grand Opening for the Imagination Playground at Burling Slip in New York.

It was a sweltering day in Manhattan. The only thing that might have been better than jumping around in cool water was sitting in the shade with a crispy apple and a good book.…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on July 28, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments

Tick, tock, tick, tock

This morning at the Imagination Playground at Burling Slip....5:25AM. They must have turned off the live camera to keep people like me in suspense. Two and a half days to go! The Thank You party is Monday at 5 and the grand opening is Tuesday at noon. I'll have to remember to take a picture of the completed playground standing in this spot. We leave for New York Monday morning. I'm so excited about this trip to see David…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on July 24, 2010 at 12:21pm — 1 Comment

One Very Busy Week To Go...then PLAY!

This is the Imagination Playground at Burling Slip in New York City as of today:

The grand opening is next Tuesday, July 27th. My goodness, it's going to be busy for the next week.



Way back in 2007, I visited the offices of the David Rockwell Group in New York City to find out about an interesting playground project I had heard about somewhere.…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on July 19, 2010 at 4:17pm — 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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