"Recess games can actually will make it easier for children to learn to read. These include hopscotch, jump rope, ball games, aiming/tossing games, running games, and clapping games. I'm going to provide the directions and then explain the learning-related visual skills involved as well as connect those to how they are critical to developing adequate reading and math skills."
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Although when you look at the articles below, recess isn't the same anymore. I kinda think kids need to goof off and relax.