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PE, physical activity, and play

Sixty minutes of movement (or more) helps bodies and minds grow strong. Find out how you can make sure your child's school is offering enough activity.

Incorporating more activity

Classroom Energizers and Brain Breaks

Everyone could use some brain breaks, especially students. Get ideas for getting kids active in the classroom.

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Alternatives to Withholding Recess as Punishment

Kids need physical activity, even when they misbehave. Get alternatives for withholding recess as punishment.

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Healthy Celebrations

Parties should be about more than just cake. Get creative tips and ideas for active games and healthy and non-food treats.

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Don't forget recess!

Make Indoor Recess Active

Bad weather? No problem with these tips for keeping indoor recess active.

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Make Outdoor Recess Active

Let kids be kids by giving them the best options for playing and staying active during outdoor recess.

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Schedule Recess Before Lunch

Why is it important to have recess before lunch? Find out and then make it happen.

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More Activities to Do at Home

Keep your kids busy on the weekends or when school is out by browsing our activity library for tips, games, and more. From physical activity to nutrition and emotional health, we make it easy for you to encourage a well-rounded set of healthy behaviors.