Peaceful Playgrounds-One Minute Playground Tip-FREEZE BEll

One-Minute Playground Tip

This one minute -playground tip video is about the benefits
of a Freeze Bell when recess ends.

Our research indicates that 43% of student injuries (on the
playground) occurred when students were going to and coming from the
playground.  So the solution we put In to
place was to institute a freeze bell where when the recess bell rang. 

We instituted another procedure that when the playground
supervisors blew the whistle then students were to walk and put away the equipment
and walk back to class in an orderly manner.

We enforced walking after the bell by having supervisors
give out pink slips to the runners.  To
the students who were walking they said,  “thank you for walking” to the compliant
students or gave them a good sport coupon which is a reward in the Peaceful
Playgrounds Program kit.

Thank you for attending this one-minute playground tip
session on implementing a Freeze Bell.
We hope you join us again and check out our You Tube Channel for other
playground tips.

If you would like more tips involving playground supervisors and their role in supervising the playground you might want  to check out  our Playground Supervisor Training and Certification or our Guide for Playground Supervisors.