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What Outdoor Parks Really Mean to a Neighborhood
April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

What Outdoor Parks Really Mean To A Neighborhood

Outdoor parks and playground areas are the perfect way to really bring a community together in a host of unique ways. They're the perfect way for your little ones to get outside and really enjoy the best that Mother Nature has to offer.

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5 Great Ways to Get Involved on Earth Day
April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Earth Day 2017

Earth Day is right around the corner! Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, educator, or faith leader, there’s no better way to celebrate Earth Day with children than outdoors. Enjoy the environment around you together, whether it’s on the playground, in your local park, or in your own backyard.

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More Play May Be the Secret to Better Performance
April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

#playmore

Children need the stimulation of playing outdoors. A growing body of research highlights the relationships between play, focus and social skills building. Unstructured free play on school playgrounds and at community parks...

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The Benefits of Playgrounds for Building Developmental Skills
March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Playgrounds at schools, local parks and other facilities provide children with opportunities to be physically active while also having fun, but their benefits go beyond that. They also offer...

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The Benefits of Recess
June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Benefits of Recess | Blog Post | American Parks Company

It’s hardly inarguable that fresh air and exercise are good for the body regardless of age. However, the movement toward shorter recess time in elementary schools has given rise to a debate over the developmental impact of playtime on young children. The main objective of eliminating recess is to make way for more academic instruction time, yet many scholarly sources have concluded that a break for unstructured play during the school day is critical to healthy, emotional, and cognitive development.

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