The Power of Play

The Power Of Play program is an opportunity for kids to experience creative and physical play.

The goal of “The Power Of Play” is to provide children with creative outlets that enhance their social and emotional growth while also strengthening their physical and mental well-being.

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First Responders Children’s Foundation “The Power Of Play” program is an opportunity for kids to experience creative and physical play. For 20 years, the Foundation has been focused on the social and emotional well-being of the children of first responders.

Now more than ever, these children are faced with undeniable stress—in the COVID and post-COVID world, schools have been closed, learning has been remote, and kids have had severely limited social interaction. This combination of challenges has taken its toll. Additionally, many of these same children experienced hardship and loss within their own families. “The Power of Play” can help to begin the process of healing that they need.

The goal of “The Power Of Play” is to provide children with creative outlets that enhance their social and emotional growth while also strengthening their physical and mental well-being. The benefits of play include gaining confidence, managing stress and anxiety, resisting negative social pressure, resolving conflicts, making appropriate decisions and developing relationship skills. 

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