Play Nice Newsletter                                      November 1, 2016
Recess: Time Well Spent

School recess holds a special place in the heart of the American public school student.    However, beyond the love of recess, there are also many  life lessons that are learned on the playground . Parents are beginning to understand how important recess is to a child's development.   In a policy statement last year, The American Academy of Pediatrics said, "Recess represents an essential, planned respite from rigorous cognitive tasks. It affords a time to rest, play, imagine, think, move and socialize." And, perhaps more importantly, "Students are more attentive and better able to perform cognitively" after recess. More......

PE and Classroom Party Games

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Enjoy these Th anksgiving Themed Physical Education and Party Games. They are great activities and games to pull out and set up quickly for the classroom Thanksgiving lunch.

This set includes:  Pilgrims and Indians Chasing Game; Turkey Tag Game;  Turkey Tails High Activity Game (A student favorite!);  Turkey Shoot a Bowling Type Activity and 
Cold Turkey Challenges (8)which are great for groups or individual play. Challenges cover all grades and ages.

PE and Classroom Party Games by
Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer
Founder/President
Peaceful Playgrounds, Inc.

©2015 Bossenmeyer All Rights Reserved.
For single classroom use only. Do not duplicate.
A site license is available.
 
Denver Students find Peace on the Playground

Denver students find Peace on the Playground. The ladders are one of more than a dozen playing courts, letter- and number-charts and brain games that adorn the macadam behind Denver Elementary School this year.Some elements are tied to specific physical skills such as balance, cross-body coordination and hopping. Those skills are tied to reading readiness, and Denver also has an indoor program to promote action-based learning among its primary students.
"The new activities offered for recess will help the children find something fun to do," Milligan says. "The educational games are a wonderful way for students to engage in their learning." More......
 
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Peaceful Playgrounds new Walking and Jogging Track is great for getting kids moving and perfect for those days when it is too wet to run out on the field.  The track was designed for elementary schools who rarely have the benefit of a designated running space.  
1. 40 plastic reusable stencils
2. Online Support and Layout Suggestions.
3.  Site License
4.  Paint and Paint Machine

Peaceful Playground Program Kit, Equipment Companion Package, Recess Roll Out Stencils, Instructional Games DVD Series, School Set Activity Guides, Striping Machine and Paint, Site License, Staff Webinar and more..... Considered the standard in K-6 playground design.
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