Playground stencils: Beyond “Busy, Happy, and Good”. An ever constant mantra in teaching is “what is the learning objective?” When I was a principal, I remember an experience while observing a 3rd-grade classroom. Students were digging in a sand bucket for a plastic dinosaur. In California, dinosaurs are not in the 3rd grade course of [...]
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Stencils Individual stencils are available for adding additional game opportunities to your playground. Hopscotch Stencil - An easy to use a stencil for regulation hopscotch. The full-size roll-out stencil includes directions for laying out and painting, as well as, game instructions. Four Square Stencil - A full-size roll-out stencil [...]
Recess Stencils https://youtu.be/sbcL62tc-8A Recess Stencils can add a variety of games and activities to the school playground. Best of all, the playground stencils are not only utilitarian but also aesthetically pleasing to school age children. The Peaceful Playgrounds recess stencils were developed with the goal of providing students with age-appropriate games [...]
School Playground Stencils Roll-out school playground stencils make application a breeze. No measuring! Just roll out the full-size activity stencils, chalk, and paint. A real customer favorite! Stencil choices below. View the easy application using Peaceful Playgrounds Roll Out Stencils. For MORE INFORMATION on STENCILS BELOW------ Scroll down the [...]
Locomotor skills are the foundation of large muscle movements and the cornerstone of gross motor coordination. There are eight basic locomotor movements which include: walk, run, hop, jump, gallop, skip, leap and slide. Research suggests that once a child can walk and run comfortably then he/she is ready to learn the other 6 movements. Research [...]
This Sensory Pathways Set comes with 5 stencils and a set of task cards to add an instructional component. It introduces easy and challenging movement experiences. The set includes Instructional Task Cards, Vocabulary Cards, Assessment Cards, Extension Activities, and At Home Parent Cards and Activities.
BACKGROUND Locomotor skills are the foundation of large muscle movements and the cornerstone of gross motor coordination. There are eight basic locomotor movements which include: walk, run, hop, jump, gallop, skip, leap and slide. Research suggests that once a child can walk and run comfortably then he/she is ready to learn the other six movements. [...]
Wallace Elementary Gets New Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program By Shannon Rapose / Kern Valley Sun During winter break, a handful of Wallace staff and volunteers went to work painting hundreds of colorful shapes, playful footprints and multipurpose game boundaries in the play areas of the Wallace Elementary School and in the Kindergarten yard as part [...]
Founders’ Story- Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer, Ed.D. Celebrating 20 Years — 1998 & Beyond It all started while serving as Principal at E. Hale Curran Elementary School in Murrieta, California. Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer, Ed.D. put in to use a program designed to get more children involved in physical activity rather than waiting in line for their [...]
What you get with the Peaceful Playgrounds Program? 1. Scroll down to view the gallery below of products that are included in the Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program Kit. 2. Watch the videos below that talk about the program. 3. Open the red bars below for a detailed explanation of the program components.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column] [...]