Category Archives: Magazines

Recess Makes Kids Smarter: Scholastic Magazine

By Caralee Adams, Instructor Magazine   Each day in the classroom kids are being told: “Be quiet. Sit still. Be quiet. Sit still,” says Nelly Torres, a parent of a first and a fourth grader

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Painted Game Markings : Family Circle Magazine

Family Circle Playground Games

From the Editor Family Circle Magazine From the Editor – 04/01/1998 “We used to run around like crazy at lunchtime,” admits my son, Matthew, who is a fourth grader at Roberge School in River Vale,

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A Perfect Playground is an Accessible Playground

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A Perfect Playground – Fun for Everyone When Its An Accessible Playground Palaestra Magazine Cover Story – Spring 2002 – Part 1 In sunny Southern California, where most days allow for outdoor play, there is

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The Lay of the Land With Colorful Playground Games


Summer 2002 By Greg Bennett Today’s Playground Magazine There is much more to a school playground than the local play structure. There are basketball hoops, swing sets and playground games. There are open areas to

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A Plan for Playground Games

PTO Today Article on School Bullying and the Playground

PTO Today Magazine April 2003 Playground Bullying and Conflicts Decrease Recess is meant to be a break from the classroom, a time for making friends and make-believe. But in reality, recess often involves intense competition,

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The Case for School Recess


Why School RECESS Really Matters Parenting School Years Magazine November 2010 We’ve all heard of “the three R’s”: reading, writing, and arithmetic. The latest issue of Parenting School Years magazine is making a case for

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