All Blog Posts Tagged 'magazine' (5)

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

From Charlemagne to Now, An Oak Tree Inspires

There is an article in this month's Garden Design Magazine about an ancient "Chapel Oak" in the tiny French farming village of Allouville-Bellfosse in Upper Normany. The tree holds two tiny…


Added by Cynthia Gentry on August 16, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Delta's SKY Magazine Highlights Play

Delta Airlines highlights play in an article by the same name in the July 2011 issue of Sky…


Added by Cynthia Gentry on August 4, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

No Ideas for How to Build a Fort?

Leave it to the great Dwell Magazine to inspire! This is the Czech exhibit at the Venice Biennale and it is incredible. Everything was built from simple wooden slats. I love that they let the kids go to build whatever they wanted.…


Added by Cynthia Gentry on September 17, 2010 at 8:26am — No Comments

Delta Sky Magazine Salutes ATOP

We were so pleased to hear that Delta's Sky Magazine highlighted the Atlanta Taskforce on Play in their September issue in a section called "Delta Salutes" (p.145). More and more people are coming to understand the importance of play and the effect it has on our children. We salute Delta for getting the word out. Thanks,… Continue

Added by Cynthia Gentry on September 29, 2009 at 11:30pm — No Comments



Watch this video to see why play matters!! 

Aqui esta en Español: 

FANTASTIC blog about playgrounds: Playscapes



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 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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