Guidepost Montessori

Guidepost is the world's largest Montessori network - With over 80 campuses across the US and Asia, and at home virtual learning programs. This site explains the Montesorri method and provides a means for finding their school nearest to you. Maria Montessori had this to say about play: "Play is...

Let Grow

We Are Leading the Movement for Childhood Independence Let Grow believes today's kids are smarter and stronger than our culture gives them credit for. We reject the idea that they are in constant physical, emotional or psychological danger from creeps, kidnapping, germs, grades, flashers, frustration, failure, baby snatchers, bugs, bullies,...

Play Like a Champion Today

Play Like a Champion Today is an independent 501(c)(3) dedicated to providing leadership in a worldwide effort to change the culture of youth sports through education and consultancy. Since 2006, Play Like a Champion has served over 130,000 coaches and parents through a network of 230+ partners across the United...

PlayMatters

PlayMatters is an Occupational Therapy Clinic specializing in serving families and children with Sensory Processing disorders. A child's "job" is to play and to learn. For a child, activities like running, swinging, climbing, buttoning, drawing, and writing are their "occupation." For some children, this comes naturally. For others, these activities...

PlayWorks

Playworks has been helping educators re-think playtime since 1995 We help kids to stay active and build valuable life skills through play. Playworks brings out the best in kids, through play Playtime is kids' time. But schools can and should create play environments that help kids be their best. Studies...

The Hula Hoop Girl/Teach Hoop Dance

The Hula Hoop Girl is a body and movement play practice that guides adults to reconnect to their own natural born rhythm, evoke joy and a sense of freedom, and enliven creative expression to foster emotional, psychological, and physical well-being. Hoop dancing is an embodied movement meditation practice that uses...

Why play matters – Family Lives

Family Lives provides targeted early intervention and crisis support to families who are struggling. The issues we support families with include family breakdown, challenging relationships and behaviour, debt, and emotional and mental wellbeing. Family Lives was formed over forty years ago by volunteers, with the aim of ensuring that all...

WINGS -Helping Kids Soar

Our mission is to equip at-risk kids with the skills they need to succeed in school, stay in school, and thrive in life. THE NEED Growing up is tough, growing up without the resources and support you need is even tougher. Low-income kids oftentimes experience significant trauma, are exposed to...

ZERO TO THREE

ZERO TO THREE'S mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE, we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. During the first three years of life,...

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