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Sensory Pathways-Locomotor Skills

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 [...]

By |2019-08-24T13:56:33-07:00August 24th, 2019|Featured Articles|Comments Off on Sensory Pathways-Locomotor Skills

August Grants Newsletter just released!

Click here to view! Many new grants opportunities listed in this newsletter along with a free download! FREE DOWNLOAD EXERCISE CARDS  The Peaceful Playgrounds set of Exercise Cards are easy to use and describe the exercises in the set, as well as, have an illustration for each task card. They are a great idea for [...]

By |2019-08-25T01:41:57-07:00August 21st, 2019|Announcement, Newsletter|Comments Off on August Grants Newsletter just released!

Spotlight Article: Legal Issues Impacting Playground Supervision

Legal Issues and Answers As you may know, for more than 15 years, I have been hired as an expert witness in cases involving student injuries and how those related to supervision.  In this article I will share with you some words of wisdom I have learned serving as an expert. One key in all [...]

By |2019-08-25T01:46:25-07:00August 21st, 2019|Featured Articles, Supervision|Comments Off on Spotlight Article: Legal Issues Impacting Playground Supervision

Announcing Peaceful Playgrounds Sensory Motor Pathways Playground Markings

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. [...]

By |2019-07-31T07:20:45-07:00July 31st, 2019|Announcement, Featured Articles, playground, Products, Recess|Comments Off on Announcing Peaceful Playgrounds Sensory Motor Pathways Playground Markings

June Grants Newsletter Just Released.

June Grants Newsletter. Grants to check out: American Heart Association/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation VOICES FOR HEALTHY KIDS: W.K. Kellogg Foundation Kellogg Foundation Grants: Action for Healthy Kids Grants Game On Grants & BE Time Grants Home Depot Community Impact Grants Coming Soon! We are excited to announce the development of our latest product which is nearing [...]

By |2019-06-18T13:56:52-07:00June 18th, 2019|Announcement|Comments Off on June Grants Newsletter Just Released.

School Grants 2019

Playground and Garden Grants Check out the school grants page on  the Peaceful Playgrounds website. We just updated all grants with new links to grant information and applications. Grant types include: physical activity grants, shade structure grants, garden and nutrition grants, tree grants, as well as community and corporation grants.

By |2019-08-28T23:39:51-07:00April 10th, 2019|Announcement, Grants|Comments Off on School Grants 2019