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
August 24, 2021
Play brings out the best in every kid. Over the course of 25 years since Jill Vialet founded Playworks, she and her colleagues, as well as researchers and play experts, have demonstrated precisely how and why play works to help kids learn and grow in the most positive and healthy ways. Jill gathered stories from people…
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…