Being an elementary or middle school student can be tough, especially when you’re a newcomer at your school or you’ve had trouble making friends in your class. This challenge can be especially pronounced on the playground. Recess is often a child’s favorite part of the school day, but for a student who feels alone, it […]
Kids need to play outside to get exercise, grow, learn and have fun. With proper playground maintenance, you can keep equipment safe and minimize injury risks regardless of the season. When you properly maintain your playground, you also protect your investment and reduce equipment replacement costs. In this post, we’ll show you how to maintain […]
Physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle for children, and schools can play an influential role in helping students engage in physical exercise and play. We’re going to look at the importance of physical activity in schools and discuss some creative ways to promote physical activity so you can help your students […]
Playground equipment comes in just about all shapes and sizes. It can be challenging to choose the best playground equipment for schools, parks or community centers when there are so many different types of playgrounds. Nevertheless, a playground is a necessary component of a nurturing community. Playtime at the playground helps kids develop lifelong skills, […]
Children at recess and in other play situations have two main options: They can be allowed to play freely, or given structured activities and play to take part in. While both have their benefits, many caregivers opt for structured play to help encourage “productive” playtime and keep playtime under control. However, the importance of free […]
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