kids running at recess
kids running at recess

Fox 32

June 7, 2016

Keeping kids healthy and active this summer is easier (and more fun) than you think ›

CHICAGO (FOX 32 NEWS) – We are now officially into summer break and most kids are already out of school. While summer time is the perfect time for kids to get…

kids smiling
kids smiling

The Columbian

March 19, 2016

Playworks helps teach students how to play nice ›

Woodland, WA—Up until about a month ago, recess at Woodland Primary School had more kids bickering, running around and getting sent to the office, according to Nicole Metteer, recess supervisor…

February 9, 2016

Want kids to learn? Give them a break. ›

As schools search for more time for academic learning, recess is the wrong place to look.

September 24, 2015

Parents, Here Are the Answers to Your Questions ›

We are sharing our most frequently asked questions from parents and guardians of kids at Playworks partner schools.

August 28, 2015

Back to School, Back to Recess ›

Research suggests that playground social skills predict future success.

August 19, 2014

Back-to-School Signals Time to Think about Recess ›

National organization says safe and healthy recess critical to improving school climate; offers tips to help parents assess recess at their child’s school Oakland, CA, August 20, 2014 – With…

June 19, 2013

Parents Persuade School District to Create Recess Policy ›

A Connecticut school district has begun creating a new recess policy that will require 20 minutes of daily recess after parents made several complaints about access to recess.

May 29, 2013

Schools Should Provide Students with 30+ Minutes of Physical Activity Each Day ›

An Institute of Medicine report recommends schools provide children with more than 50 percent of the needed 60 minutes of daily physical activity

May 15, 2013

To Improve School Climate and Student Learning, Examine Recess ›

Find five great tips to improve school recess from Jill Vialet on