See what’s behind a great recess
Staff engagement at recess can have a positive influence on how students play. Explore ways to encourage adult participation.
Becoming a leader
Recruiting students as game leaders can build their confidence and develop them as role models. Explore ways to assign leadership roles at recess.
Group games like jump rope teach all participants how to pay attention and wait their turn. Explore collaborative and low-conflict games.
Try it out
“It bothered me to see people just watching the kids. Go out there! Play with them! Recess Lab encouraged me to get out and play more.”
How parents can help
We believe your child deserves to play every day. Find out how you can help your child to learn and grow on the playground.
Partners who care about safe and healthy play
All across the country, we’re proud to work alongside partner organizations who care about increasing opportunities for safe and healthy play for all kids. See how they’re making a difference.