Tuesday Teacher Tips: Recess

Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas Tuesday Teacher Tips: Indoor Recess Help!
 Tuesday Teacher Tips: Indoor Recess Help
Every Tuesday Michelle, from Teach 123, and I will have a new installment of my favorite post, Tuesday Teacher Tips!
This week's tip is about games you can play during indoor recess.

In Texas, my district wasn't allowed to go outside over 100 degrees. In Florida, it rains and we're not allowed to go out. Up north, where I've never taught, but spent a cold second grade year of my life, you can't go out if it is icy.....

What's a teacher to do?
I've been writing a series about indoor recess games and this week, our Tuesday Teacher Tip subject is recess! I love indoor recess and having some terrific games can make it so much better!
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Michelle has some great tips about recess and what has worked for her in the classroom that she would like to share with you, too.
Be sure to head over to her blog!
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In addition to our tips each week, we are hoping that you will share some of your ideas in the comments below!Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas Tuesday Teacher Tips: Reminding Students About Pull Out Classes and a Free Printable.
Each week we will choose one person who shared a tip on our blog to get a $10 shopping trip. We will announce the winner in the following Tuesday's post. The winner for today, September 30th will be announced on the October 7th post. :)

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  1. When it is raining or too hot to go out...my students love to use GoNoodle. Maximo is our favorite but the kids also love doing kids zumba. It helps them get the wiggles out. mrsruffin924@gmail.com

  2. This came from my roller skating days, but adapts really well for a large area and several kids. It's called Lucky Dice. It's like Four Corners, only you need 6 spaces for the kids to go to. Someone is chosen to roll two dice (I bought two big dice from a local dollar store). Whoever is standing in those numbered spaces shown on the dice has to sit down. Let the kids go to different numbers after each roll (or two, if you're trying to make the game go quicker). Keep rolling until you have one winner. You may have to tell them at the end to spread out so that there is only one person at a number in order to get that one winner. Then that person gets to roll the dice.

    1. I love this, thank you for sharing such a great game! I had never heard of it.
      Have a great week,


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