Transform Your Recess
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Get Adults Participating
Teacher and staff participation has a big influence on how students engage and behave on the playground.
Use Positive Language
Small encouragements on the playground can change how kids behave in and out of the classroom.
Teach Students to Resolve Conflicts on Their Own
Help your kids settle disagreements with these proven conflict resolution techniques.
Set Simple Recess Guidelines
Rather than hampering play, clear rules allow kids the freedom to enjoy the playground with confidence.
Include a Variety of Games at Every Recess
Setting up rotational, group, and independent games for different styles of play creates a safe space for every student at recess.
Helpful Ideas for Unconventional Recess Environments
Whether your playspace is small or large, indoor or outdoor, there are ways to guarantee a great recess.
Rethink Game Rules & Boundaries
Why do we encourage clear game rules and boundaries? They create safe environments and provide opportunities for all students to join in pla...
Manage and Organize Your Recess Equipment
Cut down on chaos and encourage better play, with simple equipment management systems.
Set Up Age-Appropriate Games
Help students of all ages get the most out of recess with games right for their level.
Map Your Playground
By creating zones for different games and activities, students can enjoy a variety of games at once, while also staying safe.