Our Executive Director, Angela Rogensues, sat down with Kelly Cobb from The Nolan Finley Show on 910 AM Superstation during the Mackinac Policy Conference to discuss the Power of Play and how the skills children learn on the playground help them be successful in life.
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In a rare double-feature event, Playworks hosted a Soccer Jamboree, as well as a Rock, Paper, Scissors qualifying tournament that will be part of an attempted Guinness World Record later this year. During the jamboree, students were taught confidence, teamwork, and sportsmanship, along with leadership skills.