Playground Hassles and Headaches Video

School Playground Problems and Solutions Identified Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program is built around research which identifies 5 things that go wrong on a typical school playground and 5 solutions to those problems. [jwplayer config="big" mediaid="3722"] To learn more about Peaceful Playgrounds Recess Program , visit our recess program information page, or visit the media page of [...]

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Peaceful Playgrounds Training for Trainers Workshop

Register for the National PE Institute and attend the Peaceful Playgrounds Summer Training of Trainers Workshop FREE WOW.   Grab this special offer now. Limited to the first 50 spots!! Individuals interested in training for Peaceful Playgrounds should attend the Peaceful Playgrounds Training for Trainers session this summer at Asheville, North Carolina on July 31, 2014. [...]

By |2017-12-27T14:41:24-08:00May 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brain Breaks Resources

Purpose of Brain Breaks Well designed Brain Breaks accomplish three purposes: 1) they refresh students, 2) they refocus students for learning and 3) they re-energize students. Every teacher has experience the glazed look from students who basically need a break.  Kids check-out when sitting and listening for a long period of time.  Once kids [...]

By |2019-08-15T13:38:08-07:00March 13th, 2014|Resources, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Brain Breaks Resources

Peaceful Playgrounds on Pinterest

We have a variety of Pinterest Boards that may be of interest to you. Peaceful Playgrounds Videos U.S. Map Stencil Games Games We Played Classroom Games for Indoor Recess Featured Articles by Dr. Bossenmeyer Bullying Fitness Fun Zone Play Nice Newsletter Recess Before Lunch Social Media Physical Education ECE Movement Online Courses Recess Kids Walking [...]

By |2017-12-27T14:41:25-08:00March 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Comfortable Cafeterias

[jwplayer mediaid="6121"] The notion of comfortable cafeterias was first promoted by the Montana Team Nutrition Network. Comfortable Cafeterias have three main goals: improve learning, behavior and student health. Some best practices for ensuring a comfortable and pleasant environment for students to eat is 1) a Recess Before Lunch schedule, 2) adequate time to eat and [...]

By |2017-12-27T14:41:27-08:00November 14th, 2013|Resources, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Comfortable Cafeterias

High Energy Fitness Fun Zone for Schools and Students

Fitness Fun Zone Murrieta, CA by Melinda Bossenmeyer, Ed.D. I stumbled upon an article entitled, “How to get fit at home in 20 minutes a day.” Clearly, it sounds doable unless, of course, you have a fitness phobia. I wondered what those 20 minutes would look like and I found a rather ‘old [...]

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Painting School Playground Markings

School Playground Markings Add Games to Your Playground In painting  school playground markings the following supplies are necessary: 100 foot measuring tape, paint, playground chalk, snap line, a taut rope on a stake for marking the radius of circles, old cloth for spills, large sticks of chalk for detail work and layout prior to painting. [...]

By |2019-11-04T06:58:35-08:00January 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Painting School Playground Markings

Playground Program Recognition

Many of the most respected sources in health and education recommend Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer's innovative Peaceful Playgrounds and We Count! Student Wellness Programs have received playground program recognition from a variety of organizations. Peaceful Playgrounds has received numerous playground program recognition awards including being  recognized as a fully NCLB Compliant Program. The Federal No Child Left Behind Act encourages [...]

By |2019-08-15T13:58:45-07:00January 30th, 2013|About, Recognition, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Playground Program Recognition

Peaceful Playground Designs and Blueprints

[jwplayer config="Large Player" mediaid="711"] Playground design contributes to the overall utility and functionality of playgrounds. The playground is an essential part of any school and every community. Children spend many hours of their day occupying themselves with what the playground has to offer. The nearby neighborhood may enjoy both its appearance and its utility. A [...]

By |2017-12-27T14:41:44-08:00January 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Peaceful Playground Designs and Blueprints

Right to Recess Campaign

Saving School Recess We believe that all children have a right to recess. Experts agree that playtime can be just as vital as classroom time to a child’s social, emotional and educational development. Despite mounting evidence that kids need an outlet to [...]

By |2019-12-06T12:17:40-08:00December 9th, 2012|Resources, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Right to Recess Campaign