Rotate through stations representing times and places to be active throughout the day.
Move many times, many ways, and in many places each day.
To "move" is to be active throughout the day. Being active doesn’t just mean exercising! When you are active, you strengthen your bones and muscles and give your energy a boost. And as a bonus, after you are active, it is easier to concentrate and learn!
The number one thing you need to know is that moving many times, many ways, and in many places each day makes your body stronger and lights up your brain!
Today’s activity will give you ideas for the many ways you can choose to move at school, at home, and during free time.
(Remind learners to keep physical activity at a low intensity right before bedtime! Suggest yoga or stretching.)
Q: Why is it important to move throughout the day?
A: Moving strengthens bones and muscles and helps the brain focus attention and learn.
Q: What are some of your favorite ways to move?
A: Assess whether they include different times during the day, not just at PE or recess.
Q: What will you tell your family about move?
A: Move is physical activity. Move many times and many ways during the day.
Q: How will you add movement to your day?
A: Assess learners’ examples of physical activity throughout the day. Do they describe the many times and many ways they can be active?
What is one move choice you can make? When will you do it?
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