Healthy Kids

News 3 KSNV

April 30, 2018

Playworks Helps Nevada Kids Stay Physically Active at School ›

Playworks is a new program that has been added to health plan of Nevada in order to maintain physical activity in school. Watch this news segment on KNSV Channel 3.

The News & Observer

November 22, 2017

Do kids really have to be taught how to play? ›

A Playworks coach might organize a kickball game, foursquare or other activities that students enjoy during recess – and then hang around and encourage everyone to participate. He or she might step in to assist students in resolving a conflict or to iron out game rules before yelling or name-calling can begin.

We All Need Each Other
We All Need Each Other

October 26, 2017

We All Need Each Other ›

We live in extraordinary times. We struggle to make sense of the catastrophes, threats, and conflicts we see at a distance and up close. Sometimes, we even forget that we have a real capacity to impact what happens in our own communities. We may not be able to stop natural disasters or political strife, but…

January 17, 2017

New Strategies for Recess in Schools Released ›

SHAPE America and the CDC provide in-depth resource guide for schools

The Charlotte Weekly

June 17, 2016

Keep Kids Active this Summer ›

Schools out! Kids cheer! Parents groan. Playworks, a nonprofit devoted to improving children’s health and well-being through activity, wants to help ensure kids stay active this summer. Throughout the school year, Playworks uses recess in low-income elementary schools to encourage “meaningful play” through activity and a four-component program that focuses on social and emotional skills.…