Resources

January 5, 2011

The Wheels on the Bus… ›

Addressing the tumult of school bus rides

Playworks students set up a soccer game. If you don't have a goal, cones work too.
Playworks students set up a soccer game. If you don't have a goal, cones work too.

December 8, 2010

The Meaning of Recess ›

We recently conducted some research to learn more about how parents view recess at their school. While they expressed various viewpoints on how recess was going at their individual schools, there was one thing they all agreed on: recess should be part of every school day. While it’s far from the first published commentary on…

November 9, 2010

Hopscotch? What’s That…. ›

Old dogs teaching new dogs old tricks

September 3, 2010

Kick the Can ›

Summer games of yesteryear

August 25, 2010

Play in the Classroom ›

Supporting playful teachers

August 12, 2010

Back to School ›

Help prepare children new to school with a game day!

January 29, 2010

Recess before lunch? It’s a great idea! ›

Last week there was a blog in the New York Times: Play, Then Eat: Shifts May Bring Gains at School.   It was a great piece that outlined the simple, but still less common practice of having kids go out for recess before lunch.  The basic idea is that having recess before lunch ensures that kids…