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Peaceful Playgrounds Aims To Eliminate Bullying!

KOLD-TV Tucson, AZ reports that during recess Twin Peaks School in Marana, students "are in training, learning to play new games, and getting valuable lessons including simple problem solving ideas." The school's Peaceful Playgrounds program was created "to eliminate...bullies." All students participate in activities during recess to help them stay active, occupied, and out of trouble. Peaceful Playgrounds "includes game areas painted on the concrete, and plenty of play equipment." Activities include hopscotch, jump rope, and beanbag toss. According to KOLD, "Peaceful Playgrounds is in about 8,000 schools across the country." Twin Peaks Elementary School is relying on around $5,000 in federal aid and in aid raised by parents and students for the program.

By |2021-06-16T21:10:02-07:00January 30th, 2013|News and Media|0 Comments

Peaceful Playgrounds Best in Class! – Brings about Whole School Change!

National experts rated excellent! Peaceful Playgrounds addresses a number of national standards. "Their rapid expansion attests that the approach is both practical and a realistic intervention for schools interested in this cost effective childhood obesity intervention that gets kids moving."

By |2021-06-16T21:10:03-07:00January 30th, 2013|About, Awards, featured posts|0 Comments

Pinehurst Elementary School Playground Spotlight

Students love the colors, the assortment of equipment, and the many games available on their new playground. Supervisors have already noticed a decrease in conflicts and hurt feelings. It's wonderful to hear the sound of Rock-Paper-Scissors as you step onto the playground. The transformation is absolutely incredible!

By |2022-01-03T15:51:12-08:00January 30th, 2013|News and Media|0 Comments

Painting School Playground Markings

School Playground Markings Add Painted Games to Your Playground Full-Size Roll Out Playground Stencils make it easy and fun. In painting school playground markings the following supplies are necessary: 100-foot measuring tape, paint, playground chalk, snap line, a taut rope on a stake for marking the radius of circles, old cloth for spills, large sticks [...]

By |2022-01-12T13:10:45-08:00January 30th, 2013|Resources|0 Comments