September 21, 2011 Kerala Taylor

How to transform your schoolyard with a few buckets of paint

Does your schoolyard look like this?

Help is on the way! All it takes is a few buckets of paint to transform a drab outdoor area into a playspace brimming with whimsy and charm.

Best of all, paint is cheap! It requires no special equipment nor expertise. It unlocks new opportunities for learning and play.

Get inspired by these done-in-a-day volunteer projects, and then sign our Back-to-School pledge to get a free action guide with more ideas on making school grounds and school days more playful:

Join us to defend our children’s right to play by signing our Back-to-School Pledge!

When you sign, we'll get you started with a PDF copy of How to Save Play at Your School—featuring 15 action ideas that parents and teachers can take this fall.

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