8/29/13

KaBoom! and Children's Claritin Imagination Playground Contest


By on 8/29/2013 11:31:00 AM

Our girls have never met a park or a playground that they didn’t love.  As a parent, I know how important creative playtime is for the health and well-being of children--and it’s so unfortunate that so many kids in our country do not have access to creative play spaces regularly.  I wanted to share a wonderful opportunity from the makers of Children's Claritin and the national nonprofit organization, KaBOOM! to help bring innovative play spaces to four U.S. schools in need. 

Building a community with Imagination Playground equipment.  Children's Claritin and KaBOOM! have selected 12 finalist schools --all seeking to bring creative play spaces to their students, but lacking the funding. Four of these finalists will receive Imagination Playground equipment.  These mobile play sets are comprised of oversized foam blocks that can be assembled inside or outside, giving children of all abilities the opportunity to foster creativity and critical-thinking skills. 

What can you do to help bring creative playgrounds to kids in need?  Even if your child’s school is not in the running for the contest--your vote can make a difference for children in need. Join Children's Claritin, the #1 pediatrician-recommended non-drowsy allergy brand, and KaBOOM! to help select the 4 schools to receive Imagination Playground™ equipment. You can visit the Clartin Facebook Page  between 8/1-10/31 to cast your vote for one of twelve finalist schools. The four schools with the most votes will win Imagination Playground™ equipment for their students.  

Why should you cast a vote?  Take a few minutes and read the entries from the 12 finalist schools--and learn about their children.  This is a wonderful opportunity to help kids learn, grow, and enjoy the power of play in an environment that many of them would not otherwise experience.    

Note:  I am a member of the Claritin Mom Crew and receive information on valuable programs such as this one.  I was not compensated for this post, although I do receive occasional product samples and special program opportunities.  

To learn more about the organizations featured:
KaBoom!
Children’s Claritin
Imagination Playground  

About Angela

Angela is a freelance writer and blogger, blessed with 3 daughters, 4 cats, 1 needy dog, and 1 very supportive husband.

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