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BOKS Launches Resources for Families to Stay Active at Home.

04/08/20

BOKS Launches Resources for Families to Stay Active at Home.

Recognizing that anxiety is at an all-time high due to Covid-19 and resulting school closures, BOKS is providing physical activity games, activities and BOKS classes, to reduce stress with a daily dose of endorphins for kids and families.   Read More

Best Practices For Implementing Physical Activity Into the Classroom and Home Environments

11/25/19

Best Practices For Implementing Physical Activity Into the Classroom and Home Environments

BOKS provides robust lesson plan documents, trainings and on-going support to establish and maintain impactful programs serving the whole child. Read More

BOKS Brings physical literacy program to Palgrave Public School

09/26/19

BOKS Brings physical literacy program to Palgrave Public School

According to Stats Canada, kids should average sixty minutes a day of moderate to vigorous physical activity. As it currently stands, only about one in eight Canadian kids reach such a seemingly attainable goal. Read More

BOKS Celebrates 5 Years of Providing Physical Activity, Wellness and Fun for Canadian Children

09/23/19

BOKS Celebrates 5 Years of Providing Physical Activity, Wellness and Fun for Canadian Children

Just 5 percent of Canadian children between the ages of 5 and 17 meet the recommended guidelines for daily exercise. BOKS is working to change these numbers. Read More

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12 Easy Games for Kids – at a Distance!

10/09/20

12 Easy Games for Kids – at a Distance!

Our BOKS lesson plan documents contain endless games to run with your students, many of which can be modified to play without equipment and while ensuring students are at an appropriate distance. Here we have pulled out 12 of these games that are easy to run while maintaining current protocols and ensuring that your students [...] Read More

5 ways to get moving with BOKS, right now!

09/29/20

5 ways to get moving with BOKS, right now!

Over the past few months, school and physical activity has changed dramatically for our kids. While current BOKS programming might not reflect that of years’ past, there are still plenty of ways to get kids active with BOKS! Our programming has been adapted to be run by anyone, anywhere – including as a resource for parents [...] Read More

Creating healthy snacks from your Harvest

09/17/20

Creating healthy snacks from your Harvest

  Come September, beyond thoughts of back to school, all I can think about is my garden HARVEST. Back in April when I started my seedlings, the thought of the HARVEST was far off, but now that it’s here, all I start to think about is the yummy delicious items I can make with my [...] Read More

BOKS resources for back to school

08/25/20

BOKS resources for back to school

At BOKS, we have been preparing all summer for whatever the fall may hold. We can’t predict what will happen, but we can ensure our teachers, families, and children have the resources they need to stay active while staying safe. Here are some of the materials you can expect to see from BOKS this fall:  BOKS September Calendar [...] Read More