Brain breaks - by whatever name you like to call them - are incredibly beneficial for kids, whether you're talking about physical health, social-emotional health, academic performance, stress relief, or brain functionality. In fact, an August 2016 study, spearheaded by psychologist Kerrie Godwin...
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As schools emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, communities are recognizing the need to continue to provide safe, versatile, and inexpensive ways to offer more outdoor fitness options for kids. Active Sidewalks, in conjunction with sidewalk chalk art and Reusable Stencils, have emerged as the perfect...
Motor Sensory Activity Stations And You: Providing The Most Exercise For Your Buck!
Discussions on School Re-Entry Zoom Meeting: A Candid Talk About Student Physical Activity, Wellness and Emotional Concerns
As districts across the world struggle to open schools safely while considering the important physical activity, wellness, and emotional needs of its students, Fit and Fun Playscapes has collected a diverse team of educational professionals to discuss concerns, give tips, and offer insights to...
Beth Sibik is a physical education/wellness teacher for the Winchendon School District in Massachusetts. She has worked in the district for 21 years. The district has decided to cut the unified arts programs for the fall semester.
Last year, we discovered that 43 states lacked mandatory recess policies in their schools at a time when 1-in-5 school-aged children suffer from childhood obesity. In that post, we found that only seven states required, not just recommended, daily recess in their schools.
In an article from The Highlands Current, our founder, Pam Gunther, revealed a new line of applications for our bestselling Reusable Stencils sets.
Spray Chalk for Active Sidewalks - We did the testing so you don't have to!
We Should Be Practicing "Physical Distancing," not "Social Distancing"
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