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coach leading kids at recess
coach leading kids at recess


October 13, 2022

Todd Elementary School Gets a Recess Reboot ›

The entire Todd Elementary community – teachers, lunch monitors and students – are working towards building a better recess…the school recently hired Playworks, an organization creates a better recess experience…

Brooklyn Paper

February 12, 2019

WNBA pros join Prospect Heights students for recess ›

Former players with hometown squad the New York Liberty, including Ashley Battle, Taj McWilliams-Franklin, and Teresa Weatherspoon, along with Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud and the head of WNBA League…

The Star-Ledger

November 9, 2018

Twenty Minutes of Recess for NJ Kids ›

A takeaway from a recent American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) clinical study review, which details the wide-ranging benefits of play for children. From the AAP, here are 20 reasons why those…

November 2, 2018

Pop music star Kat Deluna’s Interview with Primer Impacto ›

Pop music star Kat Deluna spoke with students at a Playworks school in Brooklyn about how important it is to her that elementary kids are empowered early. They should know…


October 22, 2018

Popstar Kat Deluna Partners with Playworks ›

International Dominican popstar Kat Deluna paid a visit to S. 9 Teunis G Bergen Elementary School  as part of  Playworks’s Real Players Don’t Bully campaign for National Anti Bullying Month.