Playgrounds

  • Playgrounds

    The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Great Playground

    Creating a new school playground (or adding to an existing one) is a large project. Our free guide will help you navigate fundraising, vet vendors, and more.

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    The Perfect Playground Plan

    How an Illinois PTA raised money and built enthusiasm for a new playground project over five years.

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  • Playgrounds

    Making Your Playground Fun for All

    Time on the playground teaches kids skills they'll benefit from for life. Here's what experts say enhances kids' experience.

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  • Protect Your Group

    Insurance for Your Parent Group

    Affordable packages to protect against theft, injury, property damage, and embezzlement, so you can focus on what matters most.

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  • PTO Today Article

    Planning Your Playground

    Building or renovating a playground may be the biggest single project your PTO undertakes. We walk you through the 19 essential steps to success.

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  • Playground Companies

    Playgrounds Resource Guide

    Vendor listings for playground surfacing, recreational equipment, and shade products.

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  • Communications

    Playgrounds Clip Art

    Free images to spice up your messages about playground events such as cleanups or fundraisers.

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  • PTO Today Article

    New Playground Inspires Community

    How one group transformed a run-down school playground into a place to be proud of.

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    Playgrounds: More Than Fun and Games

    Long a favorite of many kids' day, time on the playground helps students develop important skills they need in school and in life.

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    Major Project: A Safe Place To Play

    The long-term commitment of many parents to provide a safe place for children and the community earned the award for Outstanding Job on a Completed Major Project in the 2013 Parent Group of the Year search.

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    Learning on the Playground

    Many school playgrounds today offer more than a place for kids to let off steam—they’re great places for learning, too.

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    Put More "Play" in Your Playground

    Take your next school playground project beyond the standard fare with some fun, inclusive components that also enhance learning for students of different ages and physical abilities.

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    Building a Special Needs Playground

    How one group funded its accessible playground project, making recess fun for all students at the school.

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    A Playground That Teaches Science

    Kids love the unique playground, and teachers have created a 47-page curriculum to go with it.

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    6 Keys for Playground Design

    Keep these important topics in mind when planning a playground to make sure the result is a space where children can have fun and be safe.

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