Get kids thinking about how they can turn play into exercise and exercise into play and make a movement plan that is fun and easy to do throughout the day.
This activity will get kids thinking about how they can make a movement plan that turns play into exercise and exercise into play!
Your body uses 200 muscles to take a single step forward! That is 30% of the total muscles in your body!
You can make moving easy and fun! Any amount of physical activity throughout your day can contribute to the 60 minutes of movement you need daily. For example:
It’s important, and helpful, to plan how you will move throughout your day. Move many times!
This activity will help you learn about making time to move throughout your day by designing a move plan.
Partner with a friend and tell them about the plan you made on the My fit Move Planner.
Plan to move throughout your day. Little-by-little your move moments can add up to 60 minutes of physical activity you need throughout your day.
Be your own fitness tracker. Set an alarm or decide on a trigger that reminds you to move your body throughout the day. Write down every time you move for more than 10 minutes. Aim for 60 minutes of movement each day.
Introduce healthy bedtime routines to kids. Part of this routine is creating a sleep zone. Kids will connect sleep zones with bedtime routines.See Unit