Which Of These Schoolyard Personas Does Your Kid Have?

Despite living in different parts of the country and being surrounded by different people, the schoolyard experience and the characters around all seemed to be quite similar: the kids changed, but the players were always the same.

These are some of the most common schoolyard personas and your kid is probably one of them.

The Monkey Bars Gymnast

children playing on jungle gym
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Photo Credit: David Butow / Corbis via Getty Images

The second they’re let out for recess, this kid beelines to the monkey bars to show off how good they are at climbing or doing tricks. They act like they are an Olympics-bound gymnast and roast all the other kids for “not being as good at it.”