Broncos and CarMax PlayDay Brings Excitement to the Playground 

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Playworks, the Denver Broncos, and CarMax teamed up to create an inspiring day for play at Maxwell Elementary and Greenwood Academy. Denver Bronco wide receiver Demaryius Thomas jumped into recess alongside Denver Broncos cheerleaders and Miles the Mascot at Maxwell Elementary to create an active and exciting playground.

Magic Tag was a recess favorite for everyone. In Magic Tag, you designate two taggers and everyone else is to get tagged. Your goal is to not get tagged and if you do get tagged, you are to remain frozen until two other participants, unfreeze you with their “magic.” It is a fun game that you can play with many age groups. Demaryius Thomas and volunteers didn’t stop playing.

Broncos’ safety Justin Simmons, wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie, and safety Will Parks were present at Greenwood Academy partnering up with Playworks’ Coach K. to run a fantastic recess. All students, players, and volunteers were sweating when they were done playing.

The games that were most popular were Magic Tag, foursquare, knock out, and wall ball. To see how these games are played, check out our Game Guide.

CarMax volunteers championed play, jumping into it all. CarMax also donated 200 Broncos Bunch Memberships to Maxwell and Greenwood 5th graders. Every 5th grader went home with a certificate to welcome them to the membership along with a Broncos Bunch Tee-shirt. Throughout the football season, they should expect fun prizes. See all the play for yourself and check out the pictures and videos below.

Check out all the fun they had in this Broncos video.

Demaryius Thomas supports the power of play and knows the opportunities it recreates for kids:

Maxwell kids are grateful for our partnership and for CarMax to donate Broncos Bunch Membership:

Look at what the Denver Post had to say:

 

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