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Building healthier kids with support from our friends at Action for Healthy Kids
March 1, 2017
Playworks is proud to support Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK). AFHK supports schools and communities in providing healthy foods, nutritional instruction, and physical activity to kids in... »
February 27, 2017
When elementary schools create a safe and healthy recess for students, there can be a major impact on individual kids and school climate overall. In schools with safe and healthy recess... »
February 22, 2017
How do we define and assess play among elementary school students? The answer: we don't . . . until now. Although researchers, educators, and parents agree that play is important, there is... »
Save valuable class time by using fun activities to get kids from the playground or lunchroom to the classroom.
February 16, 2017
When transitions go awry, it takes valuable class time to get students focused and ready to learn. That is why many educators use playful activities to keep students smiling and ready to... »
February 13, 2017
Elementary school students spend up to six hours in school each day, and while they’re learning academic skills like reading, math, and spelling, they’re also learning important life... »