Kids talk about the benefits of physical activity and learn how they can talk and sing to help decide if their movements are low, moderate, or vigorous.
Kids learn that you can move at a low, moderate, or vigorous rate throughout the day. All are healthy and will give you energy.
Q: What do you do to be active during the day?
A: Listen for responses that describe many ways to be active.
Did you know that whether you move fast, medium, or even at a slow pace you are doing great things for your body? Different intensity levels do different things for your body:
The best way to know your intensity level is to count your heartbeats, however you can try to talk and sing as a quick and easy way to judge your movement:
We are going to practice the "Talk and Sing Test" to see if we can tell if our movements are at the low, moderate, or vigorous intensity level.
Q: Turn and talk with a friend and tell each other a low, moderate, and vigorous intensity level movement they can do each day.
A: A correct answer is a response describing movement activities that do not include a screen.
Make time to move your body in your day. Any physical activity throughout your day is great and contributes to the 60 minutes of movement you need daily.
Move your body! Upgrade your moves—walk, then jog, then run!
Time: 10 Minutes