Why Recess?

Promoting recess is a primary concern for IPA/USA. Here are some resources that will help explain the importance of recess and aid those who are interested in advocating for school recess.

Recess Resources

IPA USA Members have access to the Arizona Recess Toolkit! Join IPA USA to access it!

The Case for Elementary Recess
We are pleased to offer to parents, teachers, and school administrators the following information that supports the need for elementary school recess.

Promoting Recess
Suggestions on how to get involved and promote recess at your child’s school.

Recess Research
This link connects you to a list of articles, research and resources to help you support the cause of recess.

Recess Links
Read what other organizations, newspapers, and magazines are saying about recess.

IPA/USA’s BOOK ON RECESS: Elementary School Recess: Selected Readings, Games and Activities for Teachers and Parents

Become a Recess Advocate!

We are recruiting volunteers so that IPA/USA can have Recess Advocates in all 50 states! Visit our “Talk” section and make a difference!