• Tips For How To Make Outdoor Recess Games With Spray Chalk

    Tips For How To Make Outdoor Recess Games With Spray Chalk

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    Kids are back in the building! In most districts across the country, kids have gone back to school. Teachers, who spent the summer months wondering what the new school year was going to look like - whether in person, online, hybrid, etc. - have been left scrambling to entertain their students during recess. Don't fret - we have the solution!! One of the easiest...
  • 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.
  • Spray Chalk for Active Sidewalks

    Spray Chalk for Active Sidewalks

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    Spray Chalk for Active Sidewalks - We did the testing so you don't have to! When you're creating an Active Sidewalk, what kind of materials should you use? Paint? Spray chalk? Regular sidewalk chalk? There's a lot of options, so we broke them down for you! Liquid Paint Liquid paint is best for permanent applications, such as for a town project or park space on...
  • ANOTHER Amazingly Successful Year! 2019: A Year In Review

    ANOTHER Amazingly Successful Year! 2019: A Year In Review

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    Well, here we are again, folks! Another year in the books. 2019 is nearly over and 2020 is just around the corner. When did that happen?!? Last year, right around this time, we posted our "Year-in-Review 2018" here on the blog, highlighting a ton of awesome stuff we'd done over the past year. It revealed a ton about who we were as a company, where...
  • Summertime Tips For Kids With Sensory Processing Issues

    Summertime Tips For Kids With Sensory Processing Issues

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    In a wonderful article from Understood.org, an organization that helps parents with kids with learning disabilities, author Amanda Morin discusses a relevant topic that gets little to no attention. “Summer is a time for relaxing,” she writes. “But some of the sounds, smells, and sensations that come with the fun can overwhelm kids with sensory processing issues.” Sensory processing issues, also known as Sensory Processing...
  • Effective Sensory Pathways Design: A Conversation with Timothy D. Davis, Ph.D.

    Effective Sensory Pathways Design: A Conversation with Timothy D. Davis, Ph.D.

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    What makes sensory pathways, well... a sensory pathway? What elements are required to make an effective sensory pathway that benefits its users in the correct ways? Fit and Fun Playscapes sits down with an expert, Dr. Tim Davis of SUNY Cortland, to discuss!
  • March Into March With March Ants!

    March Into March With March Ants!

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    What are March Ants and why are they useful in sensory walks? Fit and Fun Playscapes gives a few examples of why March Ants are quickly becoming a favorite addition to sensory pathways!
  • Sensory Pathways! What the heck are those?

    Sensory Pathways! What the heck are those?

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     A sensory pathway at Viola Elementary School A sensory pathway or sensory hall is a colorful, creative and playful way for kids to build connections in the brain that are responsible for sight, touch, sound, etc., which enable kids to complete complex, multi-stage tasks. A sensory pathway is a great way for kids to develop motor skills like balance, hand-eye coordination, and spatial awareness, and...
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