Games, Activities, and Tips for Recess
The Why: Read a Research-based case for Recess written by the US Play Coalition, International Play Association, and the Alliance for Childhood.
List of resources:
- PlayWorks features Game Library where you can search hundred of games by keyword.
- Don’t forget about the classics: Classic Outdoor Games!
- TeachNYC developed Move to Improve to increase focus in the classroom. These activities can be implemented outside or indoors!
- Practice balance with movement challenges and games from the Parkour-inspired organization, The Movement Creative.
- P.E. and Recess you can do at home or in a park by streaming games and activities online including movement games and workouts from the NYRR, Playworks, and Active Plus.
- Get play equipment donated for free!
- Find more in our Full NYC Stewardship Manual