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Playground Strategies

On our playgrounds, kids explore, make choices, are heard and contribute to their community. At a great recess, kids play with sheer joy, release their imagination, and shine. This is precisely why recess is one of the most important parts of a kid’s school day.

In order for every kid to feel a sense of peace and belonging they can carry with them into their classrooms, back to their neighborhoods, and out into the world, we must make recess great. The following are tips and tools to improve your child(ren)’s recess experience:


Get in the game! Children love adults who play. Show kids how to act at recess by being a positive role model yourself. 

Jill Vialet, Playworks CEO and Founder