Rock Star Recess & Real Players Don’t Bully 2016

  1. Updates

It’s Bullying Prevention Awareness Month and at Playworks we know that real players don’t bully! Join the conversation online at #realplayersdontbully to help get safe and healthy play into more schools.

Congratulations to Haley Pilot school in Massachusettswinner of the Rock Star Recess concert from Forever In Your Mind.  Check out pictures of the concert event on social media.

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Check out real players on social media including Lizzie Velasquez, Forever in Your Mind, Sunny Mabry, Ethan EmbryJulie Foudy, Rebecca ZamoloJen Widerstorm, USC Trojans, Andrew McCutchen, Detroit Lions, Wiz Khalifa, and E! News posted the above Playworks video featuring Amari and Amir O’Neil.  See their Amir and Amari’s instagram post.

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December 5, 2019

Playworks named in Top 10 Volunteer Opportunities in Oakland in 2019 ›

Playworks has been featured as one of Great Nonprofits 10 Top Volunteer Opportunities in Oakland in 2019. Thanks to our fans for your support! The list was compiled based on volunteers’ and interns’ favorite Oakland charities. Every nonprofit on this list earned an overall score of 4 or greater out of 5 on GreatNonprofits.org. “My…

Indoor recess
Indoor recess

December 5, 2019

Make the Most of Indoor Recess ›

By the time winter break comes, many schools have had more indoor recess than planned. Even if some students are accustomed to snow and frigid temperatures, the weather can sometimes still prevent outdoor play. Educators feel the effect of being confined to indoor recess just like their students, but they know play is important for…

December 4, 2019

Oregon State University Study Finds High-Quality Recess Positively Impacts Student Behaviors ›

A recent study by the Oregon State University College of Public Health and Human Services found that high-quality recess contributes to the executive function, emotional self-control, resilience, and positive classroom behavior in elementary school children. While past studies explored the benefits related to the amount of recess time, this is the first study to address…