Attention parents (and teachers)… If you are going to Saturday’s Earth Day 2010 festivities on the National Mall, check out KaBOOM!’s “Imagination Playground in a Box” KaBOOM! is a national non-profit that promotes the construction of playgrounds within walking distance of every kid’s home; the group works with communities on the design and construction of playgrounds and parks.
According to KaBOOM!, the Imagination Playground in a Box is part of Underwriters Laboratories Pavilion is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (the display went up April 17 on the Mall)
Win a Playground
In addition, KaBOOM! is holding a contest to give away four of the playgrounds: “If you’d like to win an Imagination Playground in a Box for your community organization, nursery school, elementary school, etc., UL and KaBOOM! are holding a contest to give away four. So get as many friends, neighbors, and family members as possible to go to www.SafetyAtHome.com, click the KaBOOM! Playspace Finder, and become a “Fan” of an existing playspace and that playspace. The “fanning” period runs from April 16th through May 31st. Then, starting June 1st, we’ll look at the entries that have the most “fans” to find the four communities where an Imagination Playground in a Box will have the most impact.”