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PlayArmor™

PLAYPOWER INTRODUCES PLAYARMOR, FIRST ANTIMICROBIAL PROTECTIVE COATING INTRODUCED EXCLUSIVELY FOR APPLICATION ON COMMERCIAL PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT & SITE FURNISHINGS Trusted by Hospitals and Restaurants, PlayArmor Provides a Long-Lasting Antimicrobial Biostatic Finish That Neutralizes Microbes PlayArmor is available now for use exclusively on PlayPower’s brands of indoor and outdoor play equipment, and in early 2021 for its […]

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Olympus Park Goes Back in Time

Last fall the City of Roseville, California met with Glen Wurster, owner of All About Play, to discuss replacing an existing playground at Olympus Park. During a site visit, Glen noticed the playground had a dinosaur climber. This sparked an idea, and Glen worked with Little Tikes Commercial’s custom design team to create a one-of-a-kind […]

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Fun Games to Play at the Park

Everyone’s got their favorite game to play at the park, and active nature play is vital for so many aspects of a child’s development. However, in today’s busy society, kids are occupied with school, homework, extracurricular activities and more — not to mention all of the enticing television shows, video games and social media apps […]

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Why Outdoor Play Boosts Productivity and Development

It’s no secret that kids love heading for the playground as soon as they’re released for recess. It’s one part of their school day that’s within their control — they can play with their friends, be creative, and take a break from studying. However, recess is more than just a fun break. Regular outdoor play […]

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Benefits of Climbing for Children

The connection between children and climbing involves more than curiosity or pent-up energy. Kids use skills like climbing to explore and test their environments as they grow. Playground climbers allow children to conduct this important exploring in a safe yet stimulating setting. Because of the crucial purpose exploration serves in childhood growth, climbing offers a […]

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The Gift of Play Shared Across the Globe

For Immediate Release Little Tikes Commercial and Kids Around the World partner to bring the gift of play to kids globally Rockford, IL, June 1, 2020 – Kids Around the World and Little Tikes Commercial, two like-minded organizations with a focus on bringing commercial-grade playgrounds to places where families gather and play, are partnering to […]

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How Play Boosts Communication and Literacy Skills in Children

Before children ever step into a school, they’re introduced to their local playground. Besides their parents and siblings, a playground can be a child’s first encounter with the world and other children, making it a place where they can hone their communication skills. The Communication Benefits of Play By engaging in play, children develop the […]

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Play Isn’t Just for Kids: The Importance of Play for Adults

As we get older, we stop prioritizing play in favor of work. But all work and no play is detrimental to our well-being, both physical and mental. Incorporating play into our lives isn’t a luxury, but a necessity to maintain good health, improve relationships — personal and professional — and boost productivity. Like many things […]

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