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Easy and Inclusive Pool Noodles Games

12/03/19

Easy and Inclusive Pool Noodles Games

Have you ever see the child who ignores the expensive toy and plays with the box that it came in? That is often the case with kids, as something insignificant may be a great source of interest. For those of us who work with children in the physical activity space, finding that “cardboard box” is [...] Read More

Why is Physical Activity Important for Kids’ Sleep?

12/03/19

Why is Physical Activity Important for Kids’ Sleep?

Exercise is not only good for our bodies and brains, but it also has a significant impact on our sleep. When was the last time you woke up and felt rested? Sleep is extremely important for our health and performance in life. I used to think that I could operate on low sleep but that [...] Read More

WINTER HOLIDAY FUN PACK

11/29/19

WINTER HOLIDAY FUN PACK

Wouldn’t it be fun to keep BOKS going throughout the holidays? We have created a free “Holiday Fun Pack” so that our community can bring a little BOKS to their time off. This packet can be used by families, neighbourhood gatherings, or by an individual looking for activities to do at home. Just because we’re [...] Read More

Have a few minutes to spare in class?  Try this!

11/11/19

Have a few minutes to spare in class?  Try this!

You know the feeling: the kids have wrapped up their work, or packed up their bag, or the librarian is running late picking the kids up…and now you have 5 minutes where you need to either keep the kids busy, or the boredom will set in, which of course leads to behavior challenges. Here are [...] Read More