U.S. Map Stencil Winners Announced
CongratulationsNov 2022 WinnersKristina Morelli-  Valley Oak Charter-Ojai, CAKatherine Schwaberow- Thompson Elementary Carrollton, Texas
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October Play Nice Newsletter Released. https://conta.cc/3CCYBsB
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Learn the how to write a grant








Good grant writers follow a proven formula that results in successful funding and most importantly, grant implementation.Topics Covered:  1. The do’s and don’ts of grant writing,  2. Critical elements necessary for getting your grant-funded, 3. Strategies and support provided by Peaceful Playgrounds in your grant writing efforts and 4. The success formula for writing your grant.Don’t miss this opportunity to hear p…
How to Discipline on the Playground Download here: https://peacefulplaygrounds.com/discipline-playground-guide-supervisors/
Online Course: Low Cost High Activity Playgrounds
Low Cost, High Activity Playground Training
Playgrounds don’t have to be expensive to get kids active.  In fact, upper elementary students rarely play on play structures at all.  This session will cover alternatives to the typical playground structure and the research behind the effectiveness of alternative playground strategies like portable equipment, loose equipment, painted playground markings…
Playground Supervision Article
Serious accidents that occur in schools typically happen on the playground. In fact, approximately 200,000 accidents each year send children to the emergency room for treatment of an injury that occurred on the school playground. The following tips will help you to ensure that children are safe on your playground.  The National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) recommends that the ratio of adult supervisors to c…
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Peaceful Playgrounds TrainingA Peaceful Playground? Sound Impossible? It’s not. With a few proven strategies, we’ll show you how to reduce bullying, and reduce playground conflicts, resulting in happy students and a thankful staff.Our research indicates that 5 situations contribute to 95% of all problems on typical elementary school playgrounds. In this fast-paced webinar, we’ll …
Playground Supervision and Legal Implications 
In this article, I will share with you some words of wisdom I have learned serving as an expert. One key in all these cases has been whether Administration implemented and maintained active supervision. READ MORE
How to use pedometers with children








Have you considered using pedometers with children? This webinar will provide some basics strategies for building a motivating walking program with children.We Count is a research-based walking program that includes information, parent and student newsletters, mini-lessons, motivational materials, and more for getting kids moving. This free webinar teaches participants how to make those steps count toward bett…
Playground Supervision and Injuries Playground Supervision
As I travel around the country speaking to teachers about their supervision responsibilities most indicate that they have not received any training regarding their duties and responsibilities in supervising the playground.  Just as teachers are trained in classroom management techniques likewise they should receive playground supervisor training for this unique outdoor environment.   Addi…
Bullying Prevention Training for Teachers This course is designed to meet state bullying prevention training requirements for school staffs. The course will: 1. define bullying as prescribed by law, 2. give an overview of state legislative requirements, 3. provide teacher and staff training on responding to bullying and 4. will give guidance to the district, school and staff responsibilities as defined by legislation.      More……..School Staff  O…
Strategies for reducing playground injuries
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Playground Supervision Training
The Peaceful Playgrounds Online Playground Supervisor Training is designed to introduce administrators, teachers, substitute teachers, physical educators, parents, after-school personnel, and playground supervisors to the responsibilities and techniques associated with keeping children safe on a playground.This course details playground surfacing, play structure safety, and playground supervision. The course highl…
Could your recess use a little help?










The Playground Games and Strategies to Improve Recess is designed to introduce administrators, teachers, substitute teachers, physical educators, parents, after-school personnel, and playground supervisors to the responsibilities and strategies associated with organizing a successful recess.  This course outlines how to make recess safe, fun, and orderly without “structuring recess”.Playground Games and Strate…
For the past 2 decades I have served as an expert witness on cases involving supervision, playground injuries, PE related injuries for preschool-12th grade.   This webinar will provide tips for avoiding playground litigation and training your teachers to limit your school liability and of course, limiting the number of students injured in the school environment.  Statistically  over 200,000 children are injured each year on playgrounds.  We will…
Register for our Playground Supervision E Course today.   Get professional development hours and a certificate.   https://peacefulplaygrounds.com/courses/playground-supervisor-training-2/
Course ContentThe course is divided into 5 areas:1. Injuries: Definition of injury, the definition of accident, where children are injured, type of activities that cause serious injury, playground laws and regulations, surfacing and injuries, Consumer Product Saf…
Peaceful Playgrounds Stencil Sets Order for the Fall
Order your stencils now and paint this summer for a great fall opening.U.S. Map World Map Walking Jogging Track Recess Stencil Set PE Stencil Set Hopscotch 4 Square Basketball Key Fitness Fun Zone Trail

July Play Nice Newsletter just released. Topics include:Put an end to recess hassles and headachesStructured vs unstructured recessAlternatives to taking away recessFree Downloads- Equipment labelsSale products- Recess program and Equipmenthttps://conta.cc/3a5cXqk
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Keeping Kids Cool in School Article https://peacefulplaygrounds.com/keeping-kids-cool-at-school/

10 Tips for Improving Playground Supervision https://peacefulplaygrounds.com/keeping-kids-cool-at-school/

Peaceful Playgrounds Online…
Yes!  We offer onsite Peaceful Playgrounds Training









The Peaceful Playgrounds onsite training is our most popular staff  and most effective professional development offering.  We send a trainer to your school site for a 2 hour training on the components, philosophy, and a hands-on experience of actually playing 10 of the  most popular Peaceful Playgrounds games.  You may also want to invite neighboring schools and you can use you training day to …
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5 Tips for a Kid Friendly PlaygroundA Professional Article by Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer

DescriptionI watched a less popular girl, Allison, walk up to a group of four girls who were playing a game of four-square. As she approached and asked, “Can I play?” she was quickly rebuffed. “The game is closed,” Janey, the ring leader, announced.Given the school is a Peaceful Playgrounds’ school, I was surprised at the response because of the “You can’t say, …
Peaceful Playgrounds 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 designated running space. Some schools have put the track on the perimeter of the blacktop playground and others have added it in a large square on one portion of the playground. The set comes with Letters, Numbers, feet…
My Healthy Plate Game
DescriptionThe objective of My Plate Card Game is to build a healthy plate covering each of the my plate categories with a card. The game can be played with 2 or more players each with an enclosed My Plate Game Mat.Set includes 40 Game Cards and 5 Game Mats.A fun way to learn about a balanced meal and the My Plate concepts. Total Pages 20 pagesMy Health Plate Order LinkTell a friend or share on social media.

244 STATIONS CARDS (K-6th Grade)244 BRAIN BREAK CARDS (K-6th Grade)This unique set of cards is available for instant download from our website. No Equipment.  No Problem.2 Different sets,  PK-2nd Gr and K-6th Grade.PK- Gr. 2  (340 Activity Cards and 13 Station Cards)
Learn more: K-6 gr.  https://peacefulplaygrounds.com/product/digital-downloads/k-6-no-equipment-activities-set/PK-2   https://peacefulplaygrounds.com/product/digital-downloads/presc…
The K-6 No Equipment Activity Card Sets are a must for the physical education teacher or classroom teacher who has the responsibility of teaching Elementary Physical Education.This set is unique as it combines Brain Break card sets with Station Card sets appropriate for physical education or they can be set up for recess or a physical activity break.  Great for rainy or snow day activities.  Great for both indoor or outdoor use.   ORDER HERE  /…