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June 9, 2017
This game is great to develop creativity, cognitive development, application of classroom learning, and following directions.Group Size: AnyAge Group: Good for all agesEquipment: Cones for... »
Celebrate the end of the school year with these six music-themed ideas for a great field day.
May 10, 2017
As the end of the school year nears, school staff across the country are planning field trips, parties, and field days to celebrate. The warm weather and excitement of the end of the year... »
May 4, 2017
This game is great to help develop verbal communication and teamwork.Group Size: Large group (10 and up)Age Group: Good for all agesEquipment: Kickball, Cones (to create bases)Before You... »
Help kids practice social skills throughout the day, not just in class.
April 20, 2017
What happens when you approach the entire day as a lab for social learning? Matt Harris, a principal at a Playworks school, noticed, “In the classroom, time is structured; it can be hard... »
April 7, 2017
Group Size: Any sizeAge Group: Good for all agesEquipment: NoneDevelopment Goal: To increase social comfort and to improve non-verbal communication.Before You Start:Have the whole group... »