Kids will learn about how being active and moving can help their mood.
Move is physical activity. To move is to participate in a sport, play, exercise, or do a leisure activity such as walking. Health experts recommend that youth get at least an hour of physical activity each day, but you do not have to do it all at once! Choosing to move throughout one’s day will benefit both body and brain.
Ask kids to talk to a partner about why they like recess. What is their favorite activity? How do they feel after recess?
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Exercises for Kids
Do some moves!
Benefits of Being Active
Highlight the benefits of being active during the day:
Check for understanding: What does moving do for your body and brain?
Morning Move Choices
Students write or draw their morning move choices on the Add Move to Your Day printable.
Today we learned about how being active and moving can help our mood. Next, we will learn about moving at school.
Time: 20 Minutes
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