Kids will learn how to incorporate fun movement ideas into their daily life.
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.
As a group, ask kids to brainstorm a list of their favorite ways to move their bodies.
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Exercises for Kids
Watch the Get Moving in the Classroom video and do the move dance to show fun ways to move each day.
Fun Ways to Exercise
Highlight the many times, many ways, and many places students can add movement to their day. Make it fun! Kids can:
Check for understanding: What are some of your favorite ways to move?
Movement Tips for Kids
Students make their final entry on the Add Move to Your Day printable. They write or draw a choice they can make that will make moving fun!
Encourage students to include several parts of their daily routines, such as brushing teeth, putting on shoes, doing chores, etc.
Today we learned how to incorporate fun movement ideas into our daily lives. How can you encourage others to incorporate more physical activity into their daily lives?
Time: 20 Minutes