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As a Junior Coach, Jacob learned to play for the sake of play
May 20, 2016
Jacob Masur likes to play, and he likes to win. In elementary school, he recalls, “We would spend a lot of time playing soccer, and I always wanted to win. I was really competitive.”“I... »
May 18, 2016
In July 2015, the American Journal of Public Health published the results of a study that found children's social and emotional skills in kindergarten are associated with long-term success... »
Liink is a unique laboratory for researching one end of the spectrum of play
May 16, 2016
With the advent of Playworks’ 20th Anniversary and our aim of reaching 3.5 million kids in 7,000 schools by 2020, I've launched a blog that I am calling "Bringing out the Best." I welcome... »
How the US Soccer Foundation makes soccer about more than just the game
May 10, 2016
With the advent of Playworks’ 20th Anniversary and our aim of reaching 3.5 million kids in 7,000 schools by 2020, I've launched a blog that I am calling "Bringing out the Best." I welcome... »
May 5, 2016
What do the phrases, “Fee fi fo fum”, “Alakazam,” and “I like Candy” have in common? They are all part of the delightful and always hilarious game Giants, Wizards, Elves. Split the group in half and see which side can conquer the other with a funny phrase and butterfly fingers. »

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