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How to play Wall Ball
August 25, 2014
It's time to head back to recess! One favorite game on many playgrounds is wall ball. Played with a playground ball and a wall, this game can be for two, three or even more players! On... »
How to play Hula Hoop Four Square
August 18, 2014
Do your students love hula hooping? This fun game makes it so more kids can hula hoop at recess and have fun! The Game of the Week is Hula Hoop Four Square!Group Size:  10+Age Group:  K+... »
How to play Castle Ball
August 11, 2014
For many of us, there are a few more weeks of summer. Now's the time to gather with friends and family to play some fun new games! Today's game is a variation on dodgeball, but you won't... »
Study shows children who spend more time outdoors after school, get more moderate to vigorous physical activity
July 24, 2014
If you want your kids to be active, open the doors and encourage them to go play outside after school. The outdoors has more room to run and play than your house, and one study shows that... »
Eight games to play for your next long car ride
July 17, 2014
Summer trips are the best, but, if you have the right games, the journey can be as fun as the destination. These games are especially key if you are traveling with a group of kids and want... »

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