Swing- The Importance of Recess!
A 15 minute break can make a difference in a child’s day. According to Pathways to Family Wellness, research shows that there are at least 7 reasons students need recess on a regular basis. They are as follows:
- Everyone benefits from a break with unstructured time.
- Recess helps kids focus.
- Being in natural light is good for everyone.
- It reduces stress.
- It helps develop social skills.
- Exercise is healthy.
- Physical movement stimulates the brain.
Our bodies were made to move! Go outside when possible and give the kids a break!