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The Impact of Playtime On Childhood Mental Health
April 15, 2014
Guest blogger Jenni Hart is a freelance writer, who used to work in the healthcare sector - when her youngest son was diagnosed with OCD she decided to dedicate more of her time to... »
How to play Soccer Smash, a soccer skills building game to practice accurately kicks.
April 14, 2014
The Game of the Month is Soccer! This month we're sharing fun soccer skills building games. This week's game is fun skills building game to practice accurate kicks and trapping and... »
Fifth grader Saniya became a junior coach and used her new leadership skills for good
April 8, 2014
Fifth grader Saniya knows how to take charge. She is confident, successful and loved by her peers. Saniya could easily be labeled bossy, but instead the adults and students at James J.... »
How to play Monkey Soccer, in which players must use their hands instead of their feet.
April 7, 2014
The Game of the Month is Soccer! This month we're sharing fun soccer skills building games. This week's game is silly; it eliminates the challenge of kicking and focuses on teamwork. The... »
A group of imaginative kindergarteners taught Coach Wayne the power of imaginative play and created the Imagination Station on their playground
April 3, 2014
In my opinion, the word “game” implies boundaries and objectives. For example, in the game of tag you either try to tag others or avoid being tagged by others. People normally equate their... »

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