This type of exercise has a powerful Effect on Kid’s Brains

Kids aren't getting enough of the type of exercise they need. ©Away with pixels The brain works in magical ways. Movement allows it to rebuild neural networks, process new tasks and skills, and [...]

By |March 20th, 2019|Categories: Announcement|Tags: , , , |

Game On Grants Deadline April 5, 2019

April 5, 2019, is the deadline for applying for the Game On or parent lead school grants through Action for Healthy Kids. Regional Managers and State Coordinators are available to work with you on your [...]

Fruit and Veggie Toolkit for Kids from American Heart Association

Parents and caregivers are essential decision-makers when it comes to the nutrition, physical activity and health needs of their children. Our Fruit and Veggie Toolkit for Kids is a collection of resources that will help [...]

By |February 28th, 2019|Categories: Announcement, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

Painting Peaceful Playgrounds at Wallace

Kern Valley Sun Article By Shannon Rapose During a winter break, parents and staff came together to paint hundreds of shapes, footprints and multiuse game markings in the play areas on the Wallace playground creating [...]

Peaceful Playgrounds: Problem Solving on the Playground

Playgrounds serve to be a microcosm of the world where our kids learn important lessons. They are filled with students who are human.  Perfection may not be possible but the aspiration to create a peaceful [...]

Action for Healthy Kids School Grants-Deadline April 5, 2019

School Grants Now Available for California Schools Give your students a boost in the 2019-2020 school year with a Game On grant, school breakfast grant, or parent-led grant. Receive funding and resources to increase physical [...]

Voices for Healthy Kids Policy Grant

Voices for Healthy Kids is offering new grant opportunities. This round of funding will be an open call for proposals. Applications should support a Voices for Healthy Kids Policy Lever and be submitted by the deadline [...]

By |December 6th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Tags: , , |

After School Grant Opportunity from New York Life Foundation

  The New York Life Foundation's Aim High Grant Period is Open! The New York Life Foundation is seeking applicants for its Aim High local grant program to support afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving middle [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Tags: , , |

Don’t Miss: Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program Presentations at Connecticut PE Conference

  The Connecticut PE Conference will feature Carrie Flint from Peaceful Playgrounds presenting on the Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program and strategies for a successful school recess experience for students and staff.   Carrie Flint, Musical PE [...]

Deadline approaching for Community Change Grant program

America Walks is excited to announce another round of the popular Community Change Grant program. This program will award grantees $1,500.00 in community stipends for projects related to creating healthy, active, and engaged places to [...]

By |October 25th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Tags: , , |