Monthly Peaceful Playgrounds Tip : Play Nice!

Monthly Peaceful Playgrounds Tip: Play Nice! Redwood Institutes a Freeze Signal For this month we introduce the  Peaceful Playgrounds Tip on using a freeze bell.   Most students will benefit from a clear transition from recess to the classroom. Requiring students to freeze at the sound of the whistle has many benefits: Reduction in playground injuries. [...]

By |2018-12-06T11:55:28-07:00July 15th, 2018|Announcement, Recess|Comments Off on Monthly Peaceful Playgrounds Tip : Play Nice!

Should principals fight for recess?

Zia Bossenmeyer, VP of marketing at Peaceful Playgrounds stands with Daniel Pink after Keynote presentation at the National Elementary School Principals Conference 2018. "Fight for recess, it is not a nicety but a necessity,"  was the message take-a-way contained within Daniel Pink's presentation to the National Elementary School Principals at the annual Conference.  [...]

By |2018-07-10T10:28:54-07:00July 10th, 2018|BLOG, Recess|Comments Off on Should principals fight for recess?

Playground Stencils: Beyond Busy, Happy, and Good

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 [...]

By |2019-08-21T10:07:49-07:00October 5th, 2017|Featured Articles, PE, playground, Recess|Comments Off on Playground Stencils: Beyond Busy, Happy, and Good

Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program Kit

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] [...]

By |2019-08-21T10:50:21-07:00April 7th, 2017|Programs, Recess|0 Comments

Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program Kit

The Recess Program that Works! Are you tired of playground arguments and confrontations? Post recess discipline issues steal away a principal's time and classroom teaching opportunities.  Principals across the nation have turned to  Peaceful Playgrounds Program for over 20 years to solve these problems. The Peaceful Playgrounds Program is in over 8000 schools across [...]

By |2019-08-15T08:21:56-07:00February 19th, 2013|After School, Early Childhood, Fitness, Indoor Games, Parks and Rec, PE, Programs, Recess|Comments Off on Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program Kit

We Count – Student Walking Program

The We Count Walking Program uses pedometers as an aid to kids in fighting fat. The complete program kit ensures your success with the We Count! Walking Program. Each set includes 10 Student pedometers,  progress charts, certificates, logs, newsletters, and motivational stickers. The program’s design is based on research that indicates that inexpensive step-counting devices (pedometers) [...]

By |2019-08-15T13:56:57-07:00February 12th, 2013|After School, Fitness, Parks and Rec, PE, Programs, Recess, Walking|Comments Off on We Count – Student Walking Program