By: Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer









The following tips can help promote recess in your schools:1. Work with the School Wellness Committee to add Recess to your School Wellness Policy. Consider requiring recess daily in K-5, and determine the number of recess minutes each grade level should receive. These recommendations/requirements should be included in your policy.  ......... FREE DOWNLOADTools for Promoting Recess in SchoolsStays active for one week F…
"All kids have a right to recess", according to retired principal and Peaceful Playgrounds Founder, Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer.    The "Right to Recess Campaign" has been around for 5 years and the materials have been used in numerous School Board Presentations and referenced in magazines, & news reports. Grab a copy of the Right To Recess Tool Kit here.

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