Redefining Recess: The Social-Emotional Benefits of Recess
WHAT IS RECESS?
Kids Need Play and Recess. Their Mental Health May Depend on It.
Hasbro’s popular board game “Candy Land” has come to the Joe Henry Optimist Center Park in Yuma, AZ with the help of custom stencils from Fit and Fun Playscapes!
Fit & Fun Playscapes recently collaborated with a New Jersey-based school district’s gifted and talented program to make custom recess games designed by students. Part of this years program, which implements S.T.R.E.A.M. (science, technology, research, engineering, art and mathematics) learning...
With kids getting more and more screen time each and every day, breaks for physical activity are becoming more and more important. But how to get kids engaged in activities that teach life skills and promote physical activity? Some schools are turning to low-tech, high-energy alternatives...
According to the recent “Recess Planning In Schools: A Guide to Putting Strategies into Practice” published in January of 2017 by theCDCandShape America, Fit & Fun Playscapes is listed as a resource for Strategy Category 3: Creating an Environment Supportive of Physical Activity During Recess....
Sometimes letting children sit in front of a television or play on an electronic device seems easier to keep our youth entertained rather than encouraging them to get out and play. By promoting outdoor play, we are promoting physical activity that is enjoyable and beneficial.
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