Grab this set of Super Heroes Brain Break Cards that’s sure to motivate active learning. Brain Breaks help to focus children, re-energize them and get them up and moving in a classroom. Students have fun with a “themed” set of 12 brain break cards. Some examples include:
1. Captain America
2. Superman
3. Wonder Woman
4. Spiderman
5. Hulk
6. Silver Surfer
7. Batmen
8. Thor
9. Aqua Man
10. Iron Man
11. Hal Jordan
12. Red TornadoPrintable version
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Grab this set of Fantasy Football Brain Breaks that are sure to motivate active learning.  Brain Breaks help to focus children, re-energize them and get them up and moving in a classroom.Students have fun with a Fantasy Football “themed” set of 19 brain break cards.  Some examples include:  Run with knees high for 30 seconds, do your best touchdown and do a stadium wave.
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Enjoy this set of 12 yoga cards. Poses for both boys and girls. A perfect indoor recess or PE activity. Additional, activity suggestions including a music and movement song, and a yoga fitness circle.Printable version
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Peaceful Playgrounds has a multitude of resources for returning to school during the Covid-19 pandemic. Our priority is keeping students physically active while also keeping them safe by minimizing contact with others and equipment. Recess and PE still has a place in school and is important for students' daily life.
Covid Recess & PE ProductsSocial Distancing PlaygroundThe 6’ Distancing Playground is a modified outdoor space so that child…
This indoor activity is perfect for the COVID-19 situation where students shouldn’t share equipment.  Each student can make their own Fortune Teller. The Fortune Teller is an origami used for children’s games. Children love the hand games and choices inherent in the Fortune Teller Games. Contains a colored Fortune Teller, a black and white Fortune Teller, and a Design-Your-Own-Game Fortune Teller to download. 
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Grab this set of Cowboy and Cowgirl Rodeo Brain Break Cards that are sure to motivate active learning.  Brain Breaks help to focus children, re-energize them and get them up and moving in a classroom.  Students have fun with this Cowboy and Cowgirl Rodeo set of 16 brain break cards.  Some examples include:  gallop around the room like a horse, do your best line dance, and put on your cowboy/girl boots and do 10 kicks with each leg.
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Sixteen behavior cards that demonstrate bathroom conduct. Cards instructions include: Use 1 Paper Towel, Use Soap, Turn Off The Water. These cards can be printed and laminated for classroom use.
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by Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer, Founder/President Peaceful Playgrounds, Inc.
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A Year of Activities
Eleven Sets of PE ACTIVITIES ARE  Each  Set contains 48 PE Activities that allow a teacher to teach PE with a limited amount of equipment. Have you wondered, what can I do with 4 balls or just 4 jump ropes? Each set of activities gives you 48 different easy to implement, fun activities organized around an equipment theme, for example, hoop skills and activities for elementary school children.No time for prep? No problem! Just…
Grab this set of Beach Day Brain Break Cards that are sure to motivate active learning.  Brain Breaks help to focus children, re-energize them and get them up and moving in a classroom.  Students have fun with a Beach Day “themed” set of 19 brain break cards.  Some examples include:  jump the waves, walk like a crab, and fly like a seagull.
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A fortune teller is an origami used for children’s games. Children love the hand games and choices inherent in the Fortune Teller Games. Use the Football, Baseball, Soccer and Basketball Fortune Teller Games for competitive games on rainy days, snow days or for indoor recess and P.E.Kids will love these easy-to-play and highly entertaining games that are easy to make and inexpensive. Just print and scan the QR code for easy to follow folding ins…
The Peaceful Playgrounds Active Alphabet Movement Card Set is easy to use and has an illustration for each movement card. They are a great idea for brain break activities inside or perfect for warm-up movement experience in physical education class held outside.The digital download provides instant access to the pdf format of 26 movement cards (a card for each letter of the alphabet. This makes a great addition to the Peaceful Playgrounds line o…
Grab this set of Action Animals Theme Brain Break Activities that’s sure to motivate active learning.  Brain Breaks help to focus children, re-energize them and get them up and moving in a classroom.  Students have fun with a “themed” set of 12 brain break cards.  Some examples include: Exercise like an Elephant,  Lion Lunge like a Lion Tamer,  Play Monkey See, Monkey Do,  and Play Tug with a Tiger to name a few.Printable version
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Kids Love, Love, Love parachute play in grades Preschool-Grade 5. This pack of 20 parachute games comes with activity cards on each of the 20 games/activities.Parachute activities can get a little wild without proper management techniques, therefore, we have included some Parachute Rules to enforce during parachute play.20 Activities include: Shake the Rug, Make Wind,  Exercise-Skipping, Billow A Cloud,  Exercise Stretch, and Curl, Exercise Curl…
The Sports Alphabet set comes with 2 games. Sports alphabet and Sports Charades. Fun games for outdoor or indoor P.E. activities. Lots of other uses as well.Two complete sets of alphabet cards with sports:  ie. Dd Dance, Kk Karate etc. 52 alphabet flash cards, 20 black flash cards to add your favorite sports and 3 blank sports posters (could be used for station directions).
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This set comes with a colored “I Spy” sheet, a black and white “I Spy” sheet and a direction sheet with answer key.Duplicate the printable or put pages in a plastic sleeve and use a dry erase marker or crayon over-and-over again.This activity is great for rainy or snow day recess and Physical Education or for students who must sit out due to illness or injury.

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Grab this set of Road Trip Brain Breaks that are sure to motivate active learning.  Brain Breaks help to focus children, re-energize them and get them up and moving in a classroom.  Students have fun with a “themed” set of 16 brain break cards.  Some examples include:  pose for pictures, dance to Route 66 music, and step on the accelerator.

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Enjoy this set of dice for indoor recess or physical education activities.  Roll the number die for the number of repetitions to perform the exercises.  Roll the exercise die to determine the exercise.  Students take turns rolling the dice and leading exercises.Students can make their own dice prior to playing the activity.Great for Rainy Day or Snow Day Activities or indoor recess.
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Enjoy this set of dice for indoor recess or physical education activities.  Roll the number die for the number of repetitions to perform the various  outdoor playground actions.    Students take turns rolling the dice and leading outdoor playground actions and exercise motions.Students can make their own dice prior to playing the activity.Great for Rainy Day or Snow Day Activities or indoor recess.Print dice.Cut out dice.Laminate if preferred.
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The Anti-Bullying Poster Set has 13 Anti-Bullying messages like: “It isn’t big, to make other feel small,”  “Making people sad is bad,” and “Don’t watch a fight.  Do what’s right.Perfect as a teaching tool and discussion starter, as well, as for posting around the classroom or gym.   The poster is comes with 13 (8.5 by 11”) 4 color posters ready for download.
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A fortune teller is an origami used for children’s games. Children love the hand games and choices inherent in the Fortune Teller Games. Use the Soccer Fortune Teller Game to for a competitive game of indoor soccer on rainy days, snow days or for indoor recess and P.E.Kids will love this easy to play and highly entertaining game that’s easy to make and inexpensive. Just print and scan the QR code for easy to follow instructions for students.The …
Grab this set of Sport Stars Brain Break Activities that’s sure to motivate active learning.  Brain Breaks help to focus children, re-energize them and get them up and moving in a classroom.  Students have fun with a “themed” set of 12 brain break cards, station posters and Powerpoint.Sports included:  Baseball, boxing, basketball, football, golf, hockey, karate, jog, softball, soccer, swim and tennis.Printable version
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Spring Brain Break CardsGrab this set of Spring Brain Break Cards that’s sure to motivate active learning.  Brain Breaks help to focus children, re-energize them and get them up and moving in a classroom.  Students have fun with a “themed” set of 16 brain break cards.  Some examples include:  hop like a bunny, use your arms to soar like a bird, and  pretend your dancing in the rain to name a few.©2019 Bossenmeyer Printable version
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A fortune teller is an origami used for children’s games. Children love the hand games and choices inherent in the Fortune Teller Games. Kids will love these easy-to-play and highly entertaining games that are easy to make and inexpensive. Just print and scan the QR code for easy to follow folding instructions for students.


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This is a great activity for encouraging exercise in a fun manner.  You can use the Move Your Body fortune teller for pairing 2 kids for exercising or use one fortune teller in front of the whole class and pick students to pick an exercise based on their Fortune Teller selection.The set contains a colored Move Your Body Fortune Teller, a black and white Move Your Body Fortune Teller and a Blank Fortune Teller to download and let children fill ad…
CDC Releases new strategies for schools in the face of Covid-19 in 2021.
Read the announcement for each:CDC Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools -- Phased MitigationGuidelines for Physical Education and Recess
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Valentine’s Brain Break CardsGrab this set of Valentine’s Day Brain Break Cards that’s sure to motivate active learning.  Brain Breaks help to focus children, re-energize them and get them up and moving in a classroom.  Students have fun with a “themed” set of 15 brain break cards.  Some examples include:  You float my boat (swim to shore),  You make my heart sing (touch heart then toes), & You’re just the valentine for me (Go say something …
Read the full Press ReleasePeaceful Playgrounds has the perfect solution to the issue of 'no sharing' that arises at recess as the President commits to getting kids back to school this spring. Peaceful Playgrounds' set of no equipment games and activities for recess is the perfect solution for schools. It includes games like switch, scramble, rock-paper-scissors that do not require equipment and can be conducted in a COVID Compliant …
Cold Weather Tips are seven (5" x 7") posters on how to keep warm during an outdoor recess. Posters include: wear layers you can take off as the day warms up, put on your hat and mittens on cold days, and wear a winter scarf to keep you warm.

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As the President commits to getting children back to school this spring, children will once again experience the joys of recess with one caveat – No sharing.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions and recommendations, the sharing of playground equipment, in particular, is discouraged especially in community areas with a higher spread of the virus.Peaceful Playgrounds, Inc.a leading educational company with innovative playground solutions has designed the…
A fortune teller is an origami used for children's games. Children love the hand games and choices inherent in the Fortune Teller Game. Use the Move You Body Fortune Teller Game to determine the choice of exercise and the number of repetitions children will perform
This is a great activity for encouraging exercise in a fun manner. You can use the Yoga Fortune Teller for pairing 2 kids for exercising or use one fortune teller in front of the …