UTAH, IDAHO AND WYOMING SCHOOLS
Make your playgrounds kid-friendly with “Buddy Bench”
Purchase Playcraft Systems® playground equipment and get a
Buddy Bench Free!
The “Buddy Bench” is a simple idea to eliminate loneliness and foster friendship on the playground.
Maybe a child is new to your school, or their friends are absent that day, or a bully keeps picking on them.
Being excluded based on physical or mental differences is a common problem faced by children in school. Exclusion often leads to bullying.
More than 80% of bullying isn’t reported to adults out of peer pressure. Or having witnessed the event, being unprepared to do something about it.
Children form their own social structure in school naturally. But giving kids the tools and training to combat bullying and create an inclusive school climate of their own is important.
To respond empathetic, kids must see themselves as people who care and value others’ thoughts and feelings.
By learning about differences in others, children are more accepting of this diversity and make accommodations.
With a little knowledge and training, a new world opens to children with friendships that might have never been.
PLAY UNITES US ALL
By giving children the framework to develop empathy and generosity towards others an aperture to a brighter future is created.
Tools like the “Buddy Bench” are integral to this end. Playcraft Systems®
Call now! so we can include a “Buddy Bench” with your new Playcraft Systems® playground equipment order.
In Pursuit of “Inclusive” Play
Nicole Stoddard – Playcraft Systems® Representative for Utah, Idaho and Wyoming