How After School Programs Inspire Today’s Youth

By Kevin Gilmore, National Afterschool Association Next Generation 2017 Award Nominee As a sponsor of the National Afterschool Association Next Generation Award for Afterschool for 2017, we are recognizing the nominees and winners for their dedication to afterschool. I started in … Read More


STEM & STEAM Activity Ideas for Physical Education

Whether you have been challenged to integrate STEM concepts into your PE class, your school is having a STEAM activity day/night or week, or you are looking to partner with Science and Math teachers in your school to enhance learning … Read More


4 Star Wars Makerspace Activities for Kids

Looking for themed Makerspace activity ideas for your school or afterschool program? Here are 4 Star Wars activities that will inspire students to be creative and inventive! Star Wars Character Activity: Build your own Star Wars character! Suggested Materials: CD’s … Read More


Edible Garden Project – Making a Difference Afterschool

By Ledisney Rodriguez, National Afterschool Association Next Generation Award 2017 Nominee The S&S Worldwide team is proud to be the sponsor of the National Afterschool Association Next Generation Award for Afterschool for 2017. We are honored to highlight the nominees … Read More




Featured PE Teacher – Carli Kelly

This week for the Featured PE Teacher section on the PE Central Facebook page, the spotlight is on Carli Kelly: About Carli: I teach Early Kindergarten – 6th grade PE and High School Health. I teach about 400 kids at Norway-Vulcan Area … Read More


Media Center Activity – Therapy Dog for Students

Thursday afternoons have gone to the dogs at Boston Middle School in Laporte, Indiana. Well, actually only one dog! Her name is Newdle and she is a licensed therapy dog. Newdle is part Newfoundland and part Standard Poodle. Her owner, … Read More


MyPlate Activities for Middle School Health Class

I have some students this year with extreme Latex allergies that have been unable to participate in some of the kinesthetic learning activities incorporated in our Middle School Health class. Thus, the challenge to locate a Latex-free ball became a … Read More


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