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Carole Robertson Center Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Infant-Toddler Playground Donated to North Lawndale Site by Play Mart

June 14, 2022

June 13, 2022 – Chicago, IL – The youngest learners in North Lawndale have access to state-of-the-art playground experiences, thanks to equipment donated to the Carole Robertson Center for Learning at 3701 W. Ogden by Play Mart, Inc., and Next Generation Play. In keeping with Play Mart’s mission to provide children a safe, environmentally friendly,…

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Happy Earth Day 2022

Happy Earth Day Playmates!

April 21, 2022

Protecting our environment for our children today and for generations to come has been a focus in creating our Nature of Early Play products right from the start. It’s a commitment for us to do our part to make our materials and manufacturing process Earth-friendly. What better way to fulfill that commitment than to recycle…

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Cover Nature of Early Play 2022 Catalog

New Nature of Early Play 2022 Catalog Released!

February 15, 2022

We are proud to release our “hot off the press” 2022 Nature of Early Play catalog! View the catalog online and download it as a PDF. New products include our unique Canoe, EV Charging Stations, Mud Kitchens, and a full line of Infant Playsets and outdoor Infant Play structures and products. View information on our…

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Nature of Early Play at NAEYC

Visit Us at NAEYC!

November 2, 2021

Nature of Early Play will be participating as an exhibitor during the National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference from November 6-9, 2021. Even though the conference is virtual this year, be sure to stop by our exhibitor booth to view new products for infants and toddlers and chat with our team.…

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New Playground Packages Available

June 24, 2021

Nature of Early Play Announces New “Themed” Playground Packages Often customers and Distributors alike ask us to help with the selection of Nature of Early Play play sets and complementary pieces to create a cohesive play area for children. While we’re always ready to help you choose great pieces that work together, we’ve created several…

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Nature of Early Play Outdoor Classroom Products

The Advantage of Outdoor Classrooms

August 20, 2020

Now, more than ever, outdoor classrooms are vitally important to a child’s well-being and development. For decades children have spent an increasing amount of time indoors. Factors such as working parents, safety concerns, and availability of the proper space have led to babies and toddlers spending more time in day care facilities and earlier enrollment…

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Age-appropriate Playground Equipment | Nature of Early Play

Why is it so important to have age-appropriate play equipment for children?

July 22, 2020

Age-Appropriate Playground Equipment Why is it so important to have age-appropriate play equipment for children? Specially designed age-appropriate play equipment is not only an important factor in a child safety, but it helps children develop their physical and cognitive abilities, as well as improving their sensory organ responses when exposed to stimuli. What makes play…

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We Have Resumed Operations

May 14, 2020

Nature of Early Play Factory is Back Up & Running We are fully operational and full speed ahead—ready to help you with your playground needs this summer and beyond. Contact us today with any questions or to place an order. Safety concerns surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic led many businesses, including Nature of Early Play, to…

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Temporary Shutdown

March 21, 2020

Message to Our Customers & Distributors Due to complications from the COVID-19 Pandemic, we must do our part to practice social distancing and abide by governmental requirements for the health and welfare of all citizens. Governor Beshears has ordered all non-essential businesses in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to shut down.  So, Thursday, March 26th, will be…

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Nature of Early Play at NAEYC 2019 Annual Conference

November 13, 2019

Nature of Early Play will be exhibiting at the NAEYC Annual Conference from November 20-23 in Nashville, Tennessee. Are you planning to attend the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) this fall? Be sure to visit us at the Nature of Early Play booth #927! We would love to see you stop…

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