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 conflict on their own
Help your kids settle disagreements with these proven conflict resolution techniques.
Rethink game rules & boundaries
Unclear game rules and boundaries not only create an unsafe environment they also mean students may be excluded from play. When boundaries a...
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.
Get helpful ideas for unconventional recess environments
Whether your playspace is small or large, indoor or outdoor, there are ways to guarantee a great recess.
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.