• Completing a Scout Project During a Pandemic

    Completing a Scout Project During a Pandemic

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    For Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, the Eagle and Gold Award, respectively, are the highest rank achievable in scouting and require dozens of hours to complete. The culmination of these prestigious award programs is the "project," if you will -- where a Scout has to identify an issue or need in their community and contribute to fixing it. Scout projects are incredibly detailed and revered...
  • Discussions on School Re-Entry Zoom Meeting: A Candid Talk About Student Physical Activity, Wellness and Emotional Concerns

    Discussions on School Re-Entry Zoom Meeting: A Candid Talk About Student Physical Activity, Wellness and Emotional Concerns

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    As districts across the world struggle to open schools safely while considering the important physical activity, wellness, and emotional needs of its students, Fit and Fun Playscapes has collected a diverse team of educational professionals to discuss concerns, give tips, and offer insights to assist in district decision-making. View our speakers and the topics we discussed on August 13, 2020, by scrolling below! CHECK OUT THE FULL WEBINAR HERE....
  • School Re-Entry: How Fit and Fun Can Help

    School Re-Entry: How Fit and Fun Can Help

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    Many students are returning to school in the fall. SHAPE America has released a 30-plus page document with suggestions for re-entry, specifically how it should be done and with what tools.
  • Letters to Save P.E. - A Letter from Beth Sibik

    Letters to Save P.E. - A Letter from Beth Sibik

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    Beth Sibik is a physical education/wellness teacher for the Winchendon School District in Massachusetts. She has worked in the district for 21 years. The district has decided to cut the unified arts programs for the fall semester. She has written a letter to the district, which has been posted in a private Facebook group.
  • It's Time To Save PE

    It's Time To Save PE

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    In the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and social distancing rules, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has warned that state aid for public schools could be slashed by 20%. The impact of these cuts will linger for years, particularly for those already hit the hardest: teachers, who are beginning to see job losses mount, and kids in poor areas, where schools often provide the only...
  • Childhood Obesity: Where Are We Now?

    Childhood Obesity: Where Are We Now?

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    Childhood obesity is on the rise. Where are we now and what are we doing to prevent it? Updated to include new information about the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Physical Education Lesson Ideas to Promote Healthy Bodies and Minds

    Physical Education Lesson Ideas to Promote Healthy Bodies and Minds

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    With kids getting more and more screen time each and every day, breaks for physical activity are becoming more and more important. But how do you get kids engaged in activities that teach life skills and promote physical activity?
  • Sidewalk Magic: Fit and Fun Playscapes Brings Active Sidewalks Locally

    Sidewalk Magic: Fit and Fun Playscapes Brings Active Sidewalks Locally

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    On May 13, Fit and Fun Playscapes brought the power of Active Sidewalks to the streets of their local community. These were the results!
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