A growing body of evidence shows that growing bodies (and all bodies, for that matter), need regular physical activity. We are just not built to sit still all day. And a multitude of studies suggest incorporating movement throughout the day not only increases student fitness, but also boosts their cognitive skills and promotes good behavior.
Many experts agree that in-class activity breaks are a vital part of classroom planning. Want to incorporate fitness activities in your class? Check out these sites for games, activities, and tips: