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7 Reasons Why Kids Need Recess

By Rae Pica

 

1.      Everyone benefits from a break.

2.       Recess increases on-task time.

3.       Children need outside light.

4.       Unstructured physical play reduces stress.

5.       Children need to learn to be social creatures.

6.       Our children’s health is at risk.

7.       Physical activity feeds the brain.

 

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