Encourage kids to move more at school by demonstrating some ways they can add movement into their school day.
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 think about the many ways they move at school. Have selected kids demonstrate some school day moves. (Examples: sharpening a pencil, passing out paper, sitting on the rug.)
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Begin this move topic with a fitBoost!
School Day Exercises for Kids
Discuss ways to move at school. Examples include:
Check for understanding: What are your favorite ways to move at school?
School Day Move Choices
Students write or draw move choices they can make during the school day on their Add Move to Your Day printable.
Today we learned about how we can increase our movement while at school. Next, we will look for more movement opportunities at home.
Time: 20 Minutes