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2014-02-13 23:28:17

Outdoor Rubber Tiles Help Keep Children Safer Milltown, WI (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Greatmats, an online dealer of specialty flooring, has introduced the Kid’s Kushion rubber playground surface tile. These tiles, available in three different thicknesses, provide various “fall-height” protections. Fall height is determined by measuring the distance from the highest playground platform the children will be playing on to the ground. Kids Kushion tiles add a layer of safety for fall...

2014-01-09 23:04:43

More than 70% of injuries to children 14 years old and younger occur on the playground. Milltown, WI (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 According to the CDC, there are roughly 200,000 injuries to children 14 years of age and younger that are treated in hospital emergency rooms each year. Of those, roughly 75% occurred on the playground. Fortunately, things have come a long way since the days when monkey bars and slides were built on a concrete slab or former parking lot. Injuries and lawsuits...

2014-01-07 23:26:25

Totally Swing Sets, an online retailer of swing sets and children's playgrounds, is now carrying products from Backyard Odyssey, a leader in kid's playscapes. West Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Totally Swing Sets, an online leader in swing sets and playgrounds for sale, is now offering wooden swing sets and playgrounds from Backyard Odyssey. There are ten swing set models currently available for sale. Backyard Odyssey is a playset and swing set company that produces...

2013-11-27 23:21:11

Curious Hat today announced that it has launched Curious Playground, the latest interactive, educational app of the portfolio which has earned acclaim from parents, educators and designers around the world. Built for kids ages 3-7, Curious Playground not only allows them to learn from a host of fun activities but to also create content they can play with and share with parents and teachers for future play. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 “We’ve taken the most engaging...

2013-10-31 23:33:16

In Toronto, Milaa program for children features a development-driven obstacle course specifically designed to enrich a child's cognitive and fine motor development. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 On a breezy Saturday morning, the clouds are scattering in the clear sky from sun’s radiant light, and the birds are chirping away high up in the trees in an affluent neighborhood in central Toronto. As one stroll down the street, gentle chattering and laughter of children and adults begin to...

2013-09-16 23:20:58

More daycares, schools and service organizations are turning to synthetic turf playgrounds for the safety and development of the kids they serve. Dalton, Geogia (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 According to Synthetic Turf International (STI), a growing number of daycare facilities and schools nationwide are investing in synthetic turf surfaces for their playgrounds in order to create more opportunities to play outside while promoting the safety and development of the kids they serve. “Recent...

2013-09-12 23:32:15

Kaley Cuoco will serve as Grand Marshal for Shane's Inspiration's Walk & Roll and Marine turned fitness model, Alex Minsky, will lead the warm-up. Shane’s Inspiration will announce their Military Playground Initiative to create Inclusive Playgrounds at military bases. Sherman Oaks, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Shane’s Inspiration, recognized as the world’s leader in Inclusive Playgrounds and Programs, hosts their 16th Annual 5K/10K Walk & Roll in Griffith Park on...

2013-08-29 23:04:51

To help support the ‘Maximise play and learning opportunities outside the classroom initiative’, the school play equipment specialists have added several new and exciting designs to their ever expanding range of school playground equipment. Bolton, Lancashire (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Based at Bolton Enterprise Centre, Bolton in Lancashire, Playground Imagineering design, supply and manufacture a varied range of outdoor playground equipment including school outdoor furniture available...

2013-08-22 12:53:36

Girls, kids of Indian ethnic origin, and those in Northern Ireland are least active Half of all UK seven year olds are sedentary for six to seven hours every day, and only half clock up the recommended daily minimum of moderate to vigorous physical activity, indicates research published in the online journal BMJ Open. Girls, children of Indian ethnic origin, and those living in Northern Ireland are the least physically active of all seven year olds, the findings show. The authors...

2013-08-05 23:04:30

BigToys is proud to have been awarded the FAC79 statewide contract for playground equipment. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 BigToys proudly joins nine other exclusive vendors on the FAC79 statewide contract with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The FAC79 contract includes landscaping and green roof products, playground equipment, and site amenities and is open for use by all eligible public entities within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. BigToys, a PlayCore Company, was recently...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.