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Circle Relay

06/01/20

Circle Relay

Circle Relay Format: Running Relay Materials: 2-4 play yard balls Set Up: Divide the class into groups of 10-15 Object: Work as a team and get the ball around the circle before the other team. Details: Have each group of 10-15 form a big circle Pick a kid in each circle to be the starter [...] Read More

News

May 2020 Defenders of Physical Activity Award – Tom Levett & Josiah Quincy

05/26/20

May 2020 Defenders of Physical Activity Award – Tom Levett & Josiah Quincy

Announcing May’s Defenders of Physical Activity Award Winner: Tom Levett & The Josiah Quincy School Tom Levett and Reebok President Matt O'Toole BOKS is on a mission; to get kids active and establish a lifelong commitment to health and fitness. In order to achieve this, we rely on the individuals who deliver our program and [...] Read More

BOKS and Special Olympics Announce Partnership to Enhance Physical Activity for Children of All Abilities

05/07/20

BOKS and Special Olympics Announce Partnership to Enhance Physical Activity for Children of All Abilities

BOKS deepens its commitment to inclusive movement for children and communities across the globe by enriching its curriculum with help from Special Olympics BOSTON, MA, May 7, 2020 – BOKS, an initiative of the Reebok Foundation, and Special Olympics have announced a multi-year collaboration to enrich BOKS’ physical activity program with inclusive strategies for kids [...] Read More

SHARING INSPIRATION IN UNUSUAL WAYS DURING THIS NEW “STAY HOME” TIME

05/06/20

SHARING INSPIRATION IN UNUSUAL WAYS DURING THIS NEW “STAY HOME” TIME

If there is one thing I have found in this new “stay home” time, it’s that the way we are connecting with people has changed. I am feeling more connected to those who live far away as we experiment with virtual game nights and video conference calls. I am spending more quality time with the [...] Read More

20 WAYS TO STAY ACTIVE AT HOME WITH KIDS

05/04/20

20 WAYS TO STAY ACTIVE AT HOME WITH KIDS

Creating a new routine can be tricky for kids – especially when there is very little structure without school, extracurricular activities, or sports. For parents, it’s even more difficult to manage a job, your kids, find time to exercise (or even just breathe)! At BOKS, we know how much physical activity helps our mental health [...] Read More

Resources

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

2018 BOKS Summer Fun Pack

07/11/18

2018 BOKS Summer Fun Pack

Physical activity should never take a summer vacation. To help you get through the not so lazy days of summer, the BOKS team has created a “Summer Fun Pack”. This packet can be used by families, neighborhood gatherings, or as part of a summer camp. The Summer Fun Pack includes some of our favorite BOKS [...] Read More

VIDEO: ADMINISTRATORS WEIGH IN ON THE POWER OF BOKS

06/11/18

VIDEO: ADMINISTRATORS WEIGH IN ON THE POWER OF BOKS

Educational professionals at every level face daily pressures to ensure they are creating safe and successful learning environments for their students. With an ever evolving and growing list of educational priorities, we understand that it can be challenging to get buy-in from school leaders when looking to implement a new program (no matter how beneficial [...] Read More

Events

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

Thank you SHAPE America!

03/30/18

Thank you SHAPE America!

The BOKS team has just returned (and recovered) from another amazing year at SHAPE America. This year's conference which took place in Nashville, TN brought together some of the brightest educators in the country for a few days of professional development, inspiring talks and powerful networking. The BOKS team had the absolute pleasure of taking [...] Read More

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