BOKS BURST MOVEMENT BREAKS – ANYTIME, ANYPLACE
BOKS Burst Activities are 1-10 minute movement breaks created to keep kids active whether they are in school, on the playground or at home. BOKS Bursts are great for individuals, small or larger groups and even families. Movement breaks can boost your mood, help you refocus, and add a little BURST of fun into your day. Lace up those sneakers and get your heart rate up with our easy to follow activities today!
BOKS IN ACTION: KEEPING KIDS MOVING DURING COVID-19
At BOKS we know that movement and play are crucial to the wellbeing of children of all ages. Not only does physical activity improve physical health, but it’s directly correlated with mental health, social-emotional wellness, and academic performance. When COVID-19 first impacted our communities, the BOKS team understood it would be more important than ever [...] Read More
NEW BOKS RESOURCES COMING IN 2021
Are you and your kids looking for new ways to get moving at home or in school? BOKS has you covered with SEVEN new FREE resources that are launching this year from January to June! You will be able to choose between games, crafts, recipes, running activities, mindfulness and more when you sign-up for BOKS. Check [...] Read More
7 WAYS TO KEEP MOVING THIS WINTER
There is a reason bears hibernate in winter. It’s COLD, sometimes, it is wet, icy, and COLD. Did I mention the COLD? While it is easy to slip into the thought of a warm hibernation once the cold hits, I love the challenge of coming up with fun ways to keep myself and my family [...] Read More
KIDS LEARN HOW TO MAKE FOOD FUN!
At BOKS we believe in the power of movement and exercise, especially when it’s fun. We know that good habits start young and we also know that fueling your body with nutritious food is key to building healthy habits that last a lifetime. This is why our BOKS programming includes nutrition tips called BOKS Bits. [...] Read More
In the News
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
UPDATE: 12/14/20 - We are thrilled to announce that BOKS has awarded over $200,000 to more than 90 schools and non-profit youth organizations in underserved communities in the U.S. These grants will help support BOKS programming and other health and wellness initiatives during the 2020-21 school year. As such, our grant program is now closed and we [...] Read More
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
ANNOUNCING: Beethoven Elementary as BOKS’ Defenders of Physical Activity Program of the Year
Last year, BOKS announced the Defenders of Physical Activity Award to recognize exceptional programs across the country. This award is meant to highlight the trainers, parents, teachers, volunteers, and administrators that are dedicated to the physical and mental health of their students. All award recipients utilize BOKS in different ways, and all demonstrate their passion [...] Read More
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
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
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!
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
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!
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
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
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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