Saturday, February 21, 2009

The Importance of Recess

As a follow-up to our previous post about kids in nature, here's an excellent article about the importance of recess. Reporting on the results of a recent research study published in the journal Pediatrics, this New York Times article articulates the importance of recess to children's learning, their behavior in school and their overall health and well-being. Kids need to be outdoors everyday, need some unstructured, free-play time in order to be at their best.

1 comment:

  1. Recess is indeed important for kids. They learn, make friends and play. But I would have to say it is also important for adults to have a break.