Finally.  The Black Friday Sale is here.  Starting tomorrow all of our online courses will be available for just $10.  You can buy the courses now and take them until Jan. 31, 2015. 

At the end of all courses you take a quiz and then have an opportunity to print out your completion certificate.
Click here to view all our Peaceful Playgrounds Courses and Webinars.

Flyer for the National PE Institure 2015.  
Download the flyer for the National PE Institute 2015 Flyer.
"All students can learn."  Free Friday Poster

Check out Peaceful Playgrounds Posters sets on the topics of Physical Education, Anti-Bullying, and Sports.

Naperville, IL first period programming  leads to increased academic performance through physical activity  in physical education classes.

This short video speaks to the physical education course  activities, as well as, Brain Breaks within the math and language classes.

View a short news reports on the program.
 Additional information about the program.

What some brain break ideas?
Theme Brain Breaks :  Peaceful Playgrounds Activity CardsPeac…
What does run "like a girl" mean to you?

Great Video
by Eric Schwartzberg

DAYTON, OHIO – A local elementary school is working to smooth over the rough-and-tumble aspects of recess with the Peaceful Playgrounds Program. Wyandot Early Childhood School recently implemented Peaceful Playgrounds, a research-based program that aims to teach students social skills and show staff how to organize the playground to reduce bullying, conflicts and injuries.
Developed by longtime teacher and principal …
The paper fortune teller game is still a favorite for children. Both my granddaughters were playing with  with a fortune teller game last week.  The idea was such a good one that I decided to create some games with a exercise theme in mind.  I also created a Anti-Bullying Fortune Teller Game as well.

Below is a video of how to fold the fortune teller game.

Currently we have 4 Fortune Teller Hand Games

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.  When kids get tired or bored, they tend to check out.  Once kids begin to check out– they are no longer learning!  Enter Brain Breaks.  Brain Brains Themes capture attention and motivates…
Nice Video of Forts Pond Elementary School's  Peaceful Playgrounds Program.

Bullying has become national epidemic, with enormous health implications for youth.

The good news is that teachers want to help stop bullying, but they don’t know how.  Most try to help, but few receive training on how to do so. (U.S. Dept of Education)

The Peaceful Playgrounds Bullying Prevention Training for Teachers covers the requirements of state policies or laws regarding teacher training in responding to bullying.  Surprisingly, however,…
Check out our new downloadable poster sets.  They are available immediately.  Use the Anti-Bullying Poster set for students to practice and learn anti-bullying slogans and strategies.  Use the PE Posters to assist with classroom management in the outdoor less structured environment and use the Sports Posters for team motivation or to simply spruce up the classroom or learning environment.  You can find more information on this and other virtual…
Remember playing the Origami hand games called the Paper Fortune Teller?  I remember it well from my youth.

Last week my granddaughters had one and approached me in puzzlement.  "Grandma do you know how this works?  I don't know how to hold it with my hands."  The reminded me of the fun and various games that I played with it as a child.

So I created 4 new Fortune Teller games to add to our Peaceful Playgrounds line of products.   …
Grant info.
The Walmart Foundation Community Grants
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2014
The Walmart Foundation supports programs and initiatives addressing hunger relief and healthy eating. Nonprofit organizations, K-12 schools, church or faith based organizations, and government entities are eligible to apply. Check out the Peaceful Playgrounds grants page with additional …
Today's newsletter features free downloadable Exercise Cards and lots of grants.