Do you have a hard time keeping your kids active? Is it hard to keep screen time from dominating the day? You’re not alone - this is a common challenge for so many caregivers. For elementary-aged kids and above, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), recommends 60 minutes or more of activity and movement each day. Even though 60 minutes may sound like a lot, any kind of movement can count towards the goal. Plus, with some of fit’s popular resources, you’ll have your kids moving and having fun in no time!

Fun Ways to Get Kids to Move Each Day. In this lesson, kids will learn how to incorporate fun movement ideas into their daily lives at home and in class. Everything is finished for you! Grab your device for the slideshow and videos and print the free printable to use right away or send home with your students.

fit Workout: Full Body Workout. This video provides your kids with 5 minutes of movement that will recharge their bodies and brains for the rest of the day. It’s free and ready to share with any kid you know.

How Can You Move? Here’s a printable that’s ready to go for you, at home or in your classroom. With this handout, your kids will crack the code to learn ways they can add movement to everyday activities. Download the PDF, print it, and you’re ready to go!

Move ABCs Poster. Want some classroom or home décor that also encourages movement and healthy habits? Look no further! With the Move ABCs Poster, your kids can play spelling games while performing the corresponding move with each letter. Have kids spell their name, day of the week, or their favorite color, animal, or food.

fitMusic Playlist. With so many catchy tunes, it’s hard not to move! Songs on this playlist like I Can Move Myself and Put a Little Move in Your Day will encourage your kids to move while they listen to the songs, and even after the songs end.

fitBoost. With digital and printable options, your kids can use fitBoost at home, in gym class, or in the classroom! These fun and engaging moves will enhance your kids’ physical fitness and boost their mental alertness as well.

fitFlow Yoga Cards. Yoga is a great way for kids to move their bodies and stay active in a low-intensity way. Not only are these cards ready to take on the go, but they are also dual language! With the corresponding fitFlow activity, you can turn these cards into interactive movement time that allows kids to follow along with a timer and instructions on how to complete each pose and flow.

fit Field Day: An Inclusive Workout for Kids. Let kids move in a way that feels good to them! Either sitting or standing, kids can follow along with this 2-minute video which will guide them through different movement stations!

Top 10 Books to Inspire Physical Activity. A new book before bed is a great way to get your kids excited for the next day, especially when it’s about different ways to move. With this article, you’ll have 10 different options to choose from! Pick a book, choose an activity based on the book, and plan to do it the next day!

Ways Kids Can Move to Increase Energy. One of our most popular lessons to help your kids understand the connection between their energy levels and how much they move. A complete lesson plan for you—just print and play! 

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