Kids

hands hanging from monkey bars
hands hanging from monkey bars

The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

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 20 minutes of recess are vital—and why the quality of that playtime is critical. (Stock photo via Pixabay)

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.