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From a shy third-grader that first met Coach Max to now a college student, Matthew has seen the Manzanita playground at many stages of his life.
February 3, 2016
When Playworks -- then Sports4Kids -- coach Max Landsgaard arrived at Manzanita school, Matthew Bailey was a shy third-grader.  At home, he’d try to stay out of everyone’s way, and at ... »
January 19, 2016
One of the most overlooked tools in education is the power of play. Recess and extended playtime provide kids with the opportunity to solve problems, make decisions, take turns, express... »
January 13, 2016
One of the most overlooked tools in education is the power of play. Recess and extended playtime provide kids with the opportunity to solve problems, make decisions, take turns, express... »
January 12, 2016
Empathy is arguably the most important life skill our kids can learn. Recess is where students have the most freedom to practice empathy . . . or not. As a principal, I’ve seen students... »
This year Playworks celebrates 20 years of healthy, safe, and inclusive play.
January 8, 2016
Throughout the year, we will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of Playworks and with it, 20 years of bringing healthy, safe, and inclusive play to hundreds of thousands of children across the country. »

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