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The Playground GR - a podcast about emotional health and PLAY!

18 EpisodesProduced by Jacqueline SchererWebsite

THE PLAYGROUNDgr is proud to bring you a PODCAST about PLAY. We started our podcast journey through the Playground Chat, and were proud to be heard around the world! We see the value in continuing to share the value of play and it's impact on emotional health. We are thrilled to have guests sharing … read more

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The Magic of PLAY for children on a critical illness journey

May 27th, 2022


THE PLAYGROUNDgr is excited to chat with Ellie Wilcox about the value play offers for children on a critical illness journey. Who is Ellie?

Ellie is the Regional Managing Director of Leadership Giving for Make-A-Wish …

Nature Play

May 19th, 2022


THE PLAYGROUNDgr Podcast and Nature Crate partnered up to a look at Nature Play, in both rural and urban neighborhoods. Join us as we explore mud and the use of water! Who is Nature Crate? Krista and …

Learning to be a leader through PLAY

May 13th, 2022


THE PLAYGROUNDgr is thrilled to share our guest, the one, the only .... Ace Marasigan. Join us as we talk play, parenting and leadership. ☕
Who is …

Adolescents and Play

May 6th, 2022


THE PLAYGROUNDgr is thrilled to be welcoming another amazing guest on THE PLAYGROUNDgr Podcast.
Join us, as we discuss ways to play with our Middle …

Dads AND Play

April 29th, 2022


THE PLAYGROUNDgr Podcast has exciting news .... And an exciting up and coming guest....... Pastor Toran Scott and THE PLAYGROUNDgr will celebrate Dad's who play!!!!!!!
Who is Toran?
"Toran is the lead pastor at The Local …

Anxiety and play

April 1st, 2022


Tune into The PLAYGROUNDgr Podcast tomorrow as we explore Anxiety and Play with Special Guest Megan Bowman.

Who is Megan?

Megan is a "Mother of two active boys, wife and business woman. Owner of Bad Moms Social Club - …

Autism... the benefits of PLAY!

March 25th, 2022


The PLAYGROUNDgr welcomes Kristy Dayson.

"I’m Licensed Mater Social Worker and certified School Social Worker. I am also the mom of a wonderful …

Black Barriers to Play

February 24th, 2022


Who better to join the PLAYGROUNDgr Podcast this Friday morning then the brilliant, thoughtful and world changer, Mrs. Jordan Ebanaya.

Jordan is the …

FEELINGS: Anger in children.. What do we do with it?

February 18th, 2022


THE PLAYGROUND GR presents a FEELINGS series, focusing on BIG feelings and Play. Today we focused on ANGER. Anger, aggression and BIG tantrums can be VERY DIFFICULT TO MANGE! Learn more about how and why as we unpack …

Healing and Horses

February 4th, 2022


Join me in welcoming Jilian Rakow, a Licensed Professional Counselor who owns her own practice as well as subcontracting through Counseling Center of West Michigan. Jilian Is dual certified as an Equine Specialist and a …

But I don't want to play...

January 28th, 2022


Join the PLAYGROUNDgr Podcast as Jacqueline Scherer and career women and amazing Mom, Alison Viebrock explore the limitations one may feel when bringing play into their world. The emotional, mental and physical benefits …

#1000 Hours Outside

January 28th, 2022


THE PLAYGROUNDgr presents, "1000 hours Outside" with amazing guest, Tori Szubinski. Tori is a stay at home Mom to three boys, coach and recess monitor extraordinaire. She has devoted the last 7 years to blasting …

Attaching through PLAY, juggling a career and caregiving.

January 5th, 2022


Today we welcome our special guest,  Tara Gwamna, a community leader and Mom. Tara is Director of Family Engagement at the Early Learning …

Together we drum, exploring the emotional health benefits of drumming.

December 31st, 2021


Join us at the PLAYROUNDgr in welcoming special guest, Josh Dunigan as we explore the power of drumming.
"Over the past fifteen years, Joshua Dunigan has used his love of world music to teach and perform Afro-Cuban and …

Growing emotional health in children through yoga and meditation

December 24th, 2021


The Playground GR brings play to listeners around the world. We are thrilled to have Zoe Gates join us as we explore the benefits of meditations and yoga. Zoe is a licensed Master Social Worker, a Certified Clinical …

Play over the holidays... Making them a bit less stressful.

December 20th, 2021


Join me as THE PLAYGROUNDgr checks in on caregivers working towards making the Winter holidays a little less stressful for the children in their …

We practice what we preach, playing in my house!

December 12th, 2021


LET'S TALK ABOUT PLAY! We practice what we preach, playing in the Scherer home! Join me in welcoming THE PLAYGROUNDGR PODCAST'S 1st guest, Shane Scherer. Shane is a foster parent, parent, purple heart recipient and my …

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