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How to play Cookie Jar Tag
September 29, 2014
Do your students love tag? Teaching fun tag games with clear safety rules can make your playground more exciting and manageable to recess monitors. The Game of the Week is Cookie Jar Tag!... »
How to play Football Fake Out
September 15, 2014
Do your students love football? This fun game teaches kids football skills and while giving more kids the option to hold the ball. The Game of the Week is Football Fake Out!Group Size:  2+... »
How to play Three Lines Basketball
September 8, 2014
Now that we're back to school, we're also back to recess. If you have a whole new crop of basketball players on your playgrounds and just one or two hoops, recess can be tough. Introducing... »
How to play Rock Paper Scissor Tag
September 1, 2014
It's time to head back to recess! One of the best games to teach at the beginning of the school year is Rock Paper Scissors. Once students know how to play, you can use it throughout... »
How to play Wall Ball
August 25, 2014
It's time to head back to recess! One favorite game on many playgrounds is wall ball. Played with a playground ball and a wall, this game can be for two, three or even more players! On... »