I received this question from a parent.

"My child’s school has started using peaceful playgrounds and the children have been prohibited from playing soccer, basketball, kickball, or making up their own games.  My kids are very upset by this and I am trying to do some research so I can talk to the principal in an informed manner.  Does the peaceful program allow for classic playground games like soccer and kickball?"

My answer:

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Research shows that outdoor free play gives kids many valuable benefits, including the growth of physical, emotional, social and cognitive skills. And teachers agree, according to the second annual Voice of Play Survey. The survey of 500 U.S. elementary school teachers was conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA), the playground…
School Grants
Updated March 12, 2018

1. NFL Foundation
NFL Team Community Grants A large number of schools have brought Peaceful Playgrounds to their school through the NFL Team Community Grants.   Deadline: OPEN NOW!    Amount  : Varies
2. Lowes Toolbox for Education Grants School Grants Deadline: Spring closed  Fall Aug 6, 2018   Amount $5,000
3.Home Depot Foundation Home Depot Community Impact Grants Deadline: Rolling    Amount $5,000
4. Good Sports Foun…
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