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CharacterEd® Playground Packs

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Pack of 30 CharacterEd® balls instantly equips your playground or supplements your current stock.

Incorporate positive messages of understanding, respect, and responsible behavior in all-out playground play!

Lower-Elementary Pack. 
• Set of 6    Soccer Balls (Size 4)
• Set of 6    Utility Balls (8.5" dia / 22 cm) 
• Set of 6    Basketballs (Size 5)
• Set of 6    Footballs (Size 4)
• Set of 6    Playground Balls (8.5" dia / 22 cm)
• 1 ea         Character Education Book
• 3 ea         VersaBag™ XL Mesh Ball Bag

Upper-Elementary Pack. 
• Set of 6    Soccer Balls (Size 5)
• Set of 6    Utility Balls (8.5" dia / 22 cm)
• Set of 6    Basketballs (Size 6)
• Set of 6    Footballs (Size 4)
• Set of 6    Playground Balls (8.5" dia / 22 cm)
• 1 ea         Character Education Book
• 3 ea         VersaBag™ XL Mesh Ball Bag

CharacterEd®  Soccer Balls (Set of 6)
Durable molded-rubber balls get an extra kick from CharacterEd™ values! Tough enough for play on any surface. Premium nylon windings and butyl bladder ensure optimal shape/air-retention. Official size and weight. 

CharacterEd®  Utility Balls (Set of 6)
Tough, three-ply rubber balls ready for any activity! Nylon windings, and three-ply rubber cover for kicking and heavy playground use. 8.5” dia (22 cm).

CharacterEd®  Basketballs (Set of 6)
Makes teaching character values a slam-dunk! Ideal for educational variations on any basketball activity. High-quality rubber cover with deep pebbling, nylon windings, and medium-width channels.

CharacterEd®  Footballs (Set of 6)
Teach important lessons, on and off the field. Colorful, durable rubber footballs add educational value to any football activity. Each features an important CharacterEd™ keyword along with its definition. Nylon-wound. Butyl bladder. 

CharacterEd®  Playground Balls (Set of 6)
Teach important values on the playground! Rugged, two-ply rubber balls with easy-to-grip stippled surface are great for recess, 4-square, and other low-impact activities. Standard inflation valve. Not for kicking. 8.5" dia (22 cm).

Character Education: 43 Fitness Activities for Community Building Book (1 ea)
(Glover, Anderson) Over 40 field-tested activities help teachers meet NASPE standards 5, 6, and 7. Activities emphasize responsible behavior, respect for differences, and an understanding of self-expression in physical activity. Includes instructions, assessment strategies, and reproducible resources. Three-quarter-size, 256 pages. 2003.

VersaBag™ Mesh Bags (3 ea)
Tough, top-quality mesh bags have small-gauge mesh to safely carry equipment of all sizes. Durable polyester bags are ideal for carrying and identifying practice balls or other equipment. Cord closure with convenient slide lock. X-Large holds 16 volleyballs or 10 basketballs. 

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