With cell phones and social media, outdoor games at recess seem like a thing of the past, but a school in Loon Lake is working to curb that and improve socialization between students with its 'recess guardians'.
"In January when it's forty below and we're stuck inside for almost the entire month, they can support the teachers in the classrooms by going in and playing classroom games with the kids during the winters."
Recess Guardians encourages students to be school leaders
Empowering youth to lead through active play. Mike McDonald explains how Recess Guardians is bringing play back to recess.
Bringing the play back into recess, Recess Guardians empowers youth by encouraging leadership and a healthy lifestyle.
A non-profit organization, recess guardians, works with students in schools to teach them games and promote leadership skills.