Sharp Decline in Children’s Unstructured Play Time Shown in New Study

Sharp Decline in Children’s Unstructured Play Time Shown in New Study

Posted: Sep 06

Over half of parents in a recent poll think that children today have fewer opportunities for play than children 20 years ago. Many parents polled reported their children get one hour or less of unstructured play time each day.

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Principals to Build Playground at Pennsylvania Elementary School

Principals to Build Playground at Pennsylvania Elementary School

Posted: Jul 06

More than 100 of the nation’s school principals will come together on July 8, to build a playground at Stonehurst Hills Elementary School in Upper Darby, Penn., as part of the jointly presented 2017 National Principals Conference, held July 9-11 in Philadelphia.

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Meta Study Shows Play  Shapes Children

Meta Study Shows Play Shapes Children

Posted: Jun 28

Children's early experiences and the settings they inhabit play a powerful role in shaping the adults they will become. That's according to a meta-study recently commissioned in partnership with the University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development.

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Now Welcoming Preschoolers to Join the Band

Now Welcoming Preschoolers to Join the Band

Posted: Jun 21

The joy of making music on the playground can now be enjoyed at any age. The collection of Rhapsody® Outdoor Musical Instruments has expanded with six instruments that are a bit smaller and lower to the ground—sized just right for kids ages 2 to 5.

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And the winner is...

And the winner is...

Posted: Jun 12

A fourth grader who uses a wheelchair will soon get to play on the playground with her friends. Her story convinced a panel of judges to award the Mankato Downtown Kiwanis Club $25,000 in inclusive playground equipment as part of the Legacy of Play® Contest.

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Legacy of Play Contest Now Open

Legacy of Play Contest Now Open

Posted: Apr 12

Landscape Structures has teamed up with their partner, Kiwanis International, to host the Legacy of Play Contest, and give one Kiwanis club $25,000 in playground equipment.

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Smart Play®: Loft 2-5 Debuts at EPCOT® International Flower & Garden Festival

Smart Play®: Loft 2-5 Debuts at EPCOT® International Flower & Garden Festival

Posted: Apr 10

Landscape Structures is proud to have its playground equipment featured at the 24th Annual EPCOT® International Flower & Garden Festival. The newly introduced Smart Play®: Loft 2-5 is making its first appearance at the Festival, and bringing extra fun for 2- to 5-year-olds.

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M.E. O'Brien & Sons Named 2016 Rep of the Year

M.E. O'Brien & Sons Named 2016 Rep of the Year

Posted: Feb 16

Landscape Structures has named M.E. O’Brien & Sons, Inc., of Medfield, Mass., 2016 Rep Organization of the Year. The award was presented to the M.E. O’Brien & Sons team last month during Landscape Structures’ annual sales meeting in Minneapolis, Minn.

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