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Play Everywhere

I love the idea of play being everywhere, not just at the playground. When I was a kid (oh,…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on August 16, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

A Decades-Old Memory of Playing in Baltimore

This is not an ordinary slide you see before you. This is the slide that three-year-old me slid down on the way to buy shoes. It was magic. The anticipation of arriving at the store that you entered via a slide is so vivid and alive that it is as if it happened yesterday, instead of (gulp) 59…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on March 4, 2016 at 10:19pm — No Comments

Atlanta Named Playful City USA for 7th Year in a Row

Seven years ago we made this video for the City of Atlanta's entry into the national competition with KaBOOM!, the playground non-profit organization. Not only did we come in first place, but, more importantly, we continue to focus on creating play opportunities for the children of Atlanta. 

Recently, Atlanta became one of only a handful of cities to…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on June 11, 2013 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Atlanta Named Playful City USA for Fifth Consecutive Year

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…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on October 5, 2011 at 7:39am — No Comments

Playable Work Spaces

At work and in a hurry to get to another floor, but don't want to wait for the elevator?

At work, bored out of your mind, and want a non-caffeinated jolt?

Try the office slide. Works every time!

The office slide?

 

It's not just kids who need play during their "work…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on February 18, 2011 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Atlanta Named Playful City USA for 4th Consecutive Year

CITY OF ATLANTA…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on August 31, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

"Playfulness" Illustrated

What can I say? You've got to love a playful child. (My friend Jason Russell's son Gavin)


Added by Cynthia Gentry on June 14, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

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GREAT PLAY RESOURCES

WATCH THIS!!

Watch this video to see why play matters!! 

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FANTASTIC blog about playgrounds: Playscapes

 

FIND A PLAYGROUND!!

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'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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