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!

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