Let’s help kids stay fit by teaching them healthy ways to be active throughout the day.
Ask kids to think about their favorite exercise. Next have them stand in place and try to do that exercise for 20 seconds. Then have students share and teach their exercise to a partner.
View the slideshow to learn about many different ways to move throughout the day.
To use this with your students click here.
Find Examples of Ways to Get Up and MoveGet your kids moving with a fun brain break! Play some music while kids move or dance. When the music is paused, the kids freeze in their positions.
Make a List of Your Kids' Favorite Ways to Move
Health experts recommend that kids get at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day. Ten minutes here and there add up quickly!
Download the How Can You Move? printable to list your students' top 10 move choices or challenge your students to expand the list to 60 ways to move for 60 minutes each day.
Check for understanding: When and how you _ _ _ _ is up to you!
Kids Plan Ways They Will Move
Download the My Move Timeline for students to create their own timeline of ways they will choose to move throughout their day.
Time: 20 Minutes
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