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12 EASY GAMES FOR KIDS – AT A DISTANCE!

10/22/20

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

Five Ways to Get Moving with BOKS Right Now

10/01/20

Five 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

$10,000 Defenders of Physical Activity Award

09/18/20

$10,000 Defenders of Physical Activity Award

At BOKS, we envision a world in which physical activity is part of every child’s day. As our world has changed, so have schools and physical activity – which is why we are thrilled to announce that we are awarding a $10,000 Defenders of Physical Activity Award! Anyone running BOKS -- schools, nonprofit youth organizations, [...] 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 HARVEST. [...] Read More

In the News

12 EASY GAMES FOR KIDS – AT A DISTANCE!

10/22/20

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

Five Ways to Get Moving with BOKS Right Now

10/01/20

Five 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

Reebok to Donate 5% of All Kids Footwear to Get Children Active and Healthy

10/01/20

Reebok to Donate 5% of All Kids Footwear to Get Children Active and Healthy

Reebok to Donate 5% of All Kids Footwear to Get Children Active and Healthy Brand Partners with DSW to Support BOKS and Increase its Impact in Underserved Communities  (BOSTON, MA) OCTOBER 1, 2020 — Starting today, Reebok will donate 5% of all Kids Footwear sales on its US ecommerce site to BOKS(Build Our Kids’ Success) [...] Read More

$10,000 Defenders of Physical Activity Award

09/18/20

$10,000 Defenders of Physical Activity Award

At BOKS, we envision a world in which physical activity is part of every child’s day. As our world has changed, so have schools and physical activity – which is why we are thrilled to announce that we are awarding a $10,000 Defenders of Physical Activity Award! Anyone running BOKS -- schools, nonprofit youth organizations, [...] Read More

Resources

FREE Back to School Resources!

09/08/20

FREE Back to School Resources!

Physical activity is more important now than ever for kids who desperately need their daily dose of endorphins. When movement is added to a child’s day, it increases academic success and improves social-emotional wellbeing. As such, BOKS has launched new resources that will suit kids of any learning scenario, location, or age! Check out BOKS’ [...] Read More

Complete List of All the BOKS At-Home Resources

07/14/20

Complete List of All the BOKS At-Home Resources

Below you'll find a complete list of all the BOKS At-Home resources available for free download! Wondering how on Earth you’ll keep your kids entertained and active this summer with many summer camps cancelled and limited sports options? Or maybe you want to introduce more yoga & mindfulness to your kids each week? Or you’re [...] Read More

St. Patrick’s Day Alphabet Game

02/24/20

St. Patrick’s Day Alphabet Game

St. Patrick's Day, celebrated on March 17th, can be a great excuse to wear green and search for the Luck of the Irish! It can also be a fun holiday to implement games into your class to get everyone up and moving. In our BOKS Alphabet game, students will work together to spell out St. [...] Read More

2019 Holiday Fun Pack!

12/16/19

2019 Holiday Fun Pack!

Are you an educator looking for ways to keep your students engaged throughout the day right before winter break? Or are you a parent who wants to keep your child active during the week at home for the holidays? Well then look no further because BOKS has a Holiday Fun Pack designed to keep children [...] Read More

Events

Mindfulness for All: BOKS and Special Olympics Yoga Event with Tara Stiles

10/06/20

Mindfulness for All: BOKS and Special Olympics Yoga Event with Tara Stiles

The BOKS and Special Olympics Yoga and Mindfulness event is for kids of all ages and abilities to move their bodies, learn new stress management techniques, and understand their emotional health in a fun way. Join BOKS and Special Olympics for this free virtual event hosted by Tara Stiles, founder of Strala Yoga, on October [...] Read More

BOKS at SXSW EDU 2019!

02/26/19

BOKS at SXSW EDU 2019!

For the second year in a row, BOKS will be attending the SXSW EDU (South By Southwest Education Conference) in Austin, Texas, in just one week! The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a community of optimistic, forward-thinking, purpose-driven stakeholders with a shared goal of impacting the future of teaching [...] Read More

Join team BOKS for the Reebok Boston 10K for Women

08/15/18

Join team BOKS for the Reebok Boston 10K for Women

The BOKS Team is excited to announce that BOKS has been chosen as one of two non-profit beneficiaries of the Reebok Boston 10K for Women. The historic race will take place on Columbus Day, Monday, October 8th and we would love to see the whole BOKS community come together to run, cheer, and support our [...] Read More

BOKS Kids Become Fitness Leaders @ Quincy, MA Event

05/30/18

BOKS Kids Become Fitness Leaders @ Quincy, MA Event

The Clifford Marshall Elementary School in Quincy, MA held a very special event last Thursday celebrating BOKS, the power of exercise, and total commitment to getting kids moving. Each year at this time, Principal Nicholas Ahearn, PE Teacher Janice Chapman, and 90 BOKS students lead the entire school of 500+ kids in an end-of-year celebration [...] Read More

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