Planet Play Brings Play to Their Communities With an Imagination Playground

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Imagination Playground is proud to announce Planet Play as the most recent recipient of the VOTE for Play Imagination Playground Award. Planet Play of Lenexa, Kansas received 3,122 votes from their community, resulting in the award of an Imagination Playground and Play Associate Training (a value of $7,500).

Planet Play is a new organization that connects children, families, and communities with play. Planet Play brings creative play experiences to the Kansas City metro communities for young children and their families to explore and learn together. “We can’t wait to bring Imagination Playground and other creative play experiences to the children, families, and communities of Greater Kansas City. We’re a new organization, and Imagination Playground will launch our programming. Winning Imagination Playground enables us to offer the Year of Play 2015 – daylong family events in communities across the Kansas City metro area. Thank you for this amazing opportunity!” said Lauranne Hess, President of Planet Play.

“Planet Play and 928 other organizations all cast their votes for play,” explained Dave Krishock, President of Imagination Playground. “Planet Play is a perfect example of the benefits of rallying your community, behind you. Determination was their key to success; they participated in each program, this time encouraging folks by using their website, Facebook and Twitter. Their 224 friends responded, many of them voting on a daily basis to bring these amazing Blue Blocks to the children of their community.” David Krishock stated, “We are excited for the communities that will get to play with these blocks. And we’re happy to be offering yet another opportunity for another deserving organization to be awarded an Imagination Playground; all they have to do is VOTE for Play.”

Imagination Playground continues to have an overwhelming response with over 17,000 votes cast in this segment of the VOTE for Play program and will be extending the program for another voting period. From August 22nd through October 1st, organizations will have another chance to cast their votes to be awarded an Imagination Playground and Play Associate Training. The recipient will be announced on October 3rd. Do you know of a deserving school or organization? Act now. To cast a vote for your local school or organization, just visit An individual may cast one vote for their school or organization daily, but are encouraged to share the voting opportunity with family, friends and coworkers. To learn about ongoing updates on the voting, follow the company on Twitter at or like the company on Facebook at

About Imagination Playground, LLC
Imagination Playground is a breakthrough play space concept developed to encourage child-directed, creative free play. The kind of play that experts say is critical to children’s intellectual, social, physical and emotional development. Created by architect and designer David Rockwell and the Rockwell Group, Imagination Playground enables children to play, dream, build and explore endless possibilities. Imagination Playground finds its home in daycare centers, kindergartens, elementary schools, children’s museums – and science, nature, discovery centers, camps, community centers, children’s hospitals, public parks and more - in North America and over 50 countries overseas. For more information, visit

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