Coach Chris is our resident artist. While participating in AmeriCorps service projects Chris adds his own creative flare to playgrounds by painting and designing positive images and color schemes. Chris also adorns the hallways of his school with amazing displays of playful art.
Thursday’s Coach of the Day: Coach Chris!!
- In honor of celebrating AmeriCorps week we are highlighting our champions of service!
- March 12, 2015
April 8, 2021
Did you know Playworks programming can be funded by a variety of federal, state, and private streams? Here is a list to provide guidance and resources to help administrators in Michigan determine the best funding source to support bringing Playworks to your school. Government Grants For Schools Playworks has been found to be evidence-based under…
March 25, 2021
As more and more schools transition back to in-person learning, we know educators are looking for games that are physically-distant and don’t require equipment. The need for play is more important than ever due to the isolation that our kids have endured during COVID-19. Play encourages creativity, flexibility, teamwork, and other critical social skills. We’ve…
March 12, 2021
One year ago… All of our partner schools closed their buildings and our work serving kids in schools risked coming to a halt. We knew our mission had to continue. We remained committed to providing opportunities for joy and connection through play for kids in a COVID safe way, regardless if their school was virtual,…