Study: Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program increase vigorous physical activity at recess

Study: Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program increases vigorous physical activity at recess.   A recently released study on Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program, documents that the proportion of students involved in vigorous activities during recess and lunch recess, increased significantly from 15% to 25% during a 12-month research project conducted in 2016 by Australian researchers in metropolitan [...]

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Recess Duty: Are you qualified?

By Justin Cahill FROM THE KEEPING KIDS IN MOTION BLOG I am a HUGE advocate for unstructured recess. I firmly believe a 30-minute recess should be a mandatory part of every child’s day, in addition to a supplemental fifteen-minute brain break either earlier or later in the school day. As a teacher, I have a [...]

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School Community forms on the playground. Give kids a healthy community in which to play. Peaceful Playgrounds, Inc. offers many options for making your playground a place where social norms are taught and enforced. ow.ly/yqsw30gWHKZ

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Rock Star Brain Breaks

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Children and nature

Nature Deficit Disorder: When a child asks, "Are they real?" The amount of outdoor time keeps slipping away from the current generation of children. As this happens will the next generation ask, "Are they real?" Enjoy this Peaceful Playgrounds Professional Article available for free download. http://ow.ly/G0l230kfKyQ

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