Re-imagine Learning Challenge
"As part of a three-year partnership with Ashoka, the LEGO Foundation has pledged more than $200,000 to challenge prizes alone. Enter today and help us learn about your vision for education in the 21st century!"
Why Playful Learning Is The Key To Prosperity
Playful learning allows children to be more hands on, critical thinkers. "Play gives children space to dream, discover, improvise, and challenge convention."
Play as a Community Builder
Play is essential to bettering our communities. Playing together teaches us how to work together and when we work together nothing is impossible. Let's better our communities, let's play!
Playground Safety: What To Look For
More than 200,000 children (age 14 and younger) are treated in US emergency rooms each year due to playground injury's. Read here to find out the Five S's of Playground Safety.
The Urgent Call of Nature
"in a world that’s increasingly noisy, dirty, crowded and manmade, doing so is getting harder and harder. In fact in 2008, for the first time in our history, there were more people living in cities than in the countryside, the upshot being that a significant percentage of the population now suffer from ‘nature deficit disorder’."
The Overprotected Kid
"A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution."
If Children Are for Learning, Then Let Them Play
Children today spend less time playing -- both at home and in school -- than they have in the past. -- Bethany Wilinski
Champions for Healthy Kids - Grant Opportunity
Through the Champions for Healthy Kids program, the General Mills Foundation will award 50 grants of $20,000 each to nonprofit organizations working to improve nutrition and physical fitness behaviors for youth.