Tools and Tips for Educators

Want to promote positive play on your playground? Find tools, tips, tricks, and strategies that support safe and healthy play for all kids!


 Recess Checkup


Start with the Recess Checkup—a three-minute quiz that will help you assess the current state of your recess.

Through the Recess Checkup, you will:

  • Gain insight into areas of strength and those that need improvement
  • Receive relevant strategies that promote positive change
  • Be empowered to promote a safe and healthy recess culture for all students

Take the Checkup

Start here



Seeking tools to tackle specific playground or classroom issues?

Need strategies to help students resolve their own conflicts?

Check out our solutions page to find resources for these, and many other, common playground challenges.

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Turn your spring struggles into spring successes

The end of the year is in sight! We helped schools all over the country discover the power of play with proven insights, useful tips, and quick changes to make on the playground during the school year. Throughout the summer, we’ll be thinking of more ways to help schools examine their playgrounds and elevate recess . . .  Read more 

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