Start with Recess | Playworks

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Start with Recess

Playworks helps schools and districts start with recess to see gains throughout the school day. Reclaim class time, get kids active, build social skills, and increase school safety with our evidence-based approach.

Over 1,200 schools and districts around the country, big and small, partner with Playworks. Organizations like the Centers for Disease Control, SHAPE America, and City Year also rely on our best practices from 20 years on the playground.

Get Started!

Big changes start small. We’d like to help! Get in touch for:

✔   A free, 15-minute strategy call about your recess

✔   Tips and resources for your teachers via email

Bring Playworks to your School 

Email me free recess resources and update me about opportunities to partner with Playworks.

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Start Small! Try This Transition Tip Today:

The 2 minutes right after recess impact whether or not kids come to class ready to learn. Prevent post-recess conflict with games kids can play while lining up, like "Land, Sea, Air":

The takeaway: Learning starts with recess! Playworks teachers spend 34% less time transitioning from recess than their peers. They reclaim an average of 20 minutes of class time per week.