Ways to get Kids More Physically Active in school

 

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As a parent, you can lobby your child’s school to add more time for PE, recess, and in-class movement. Additionally, aim to incorporate more physical activity into your child’s day, such as taking family walks, instituting after dinner dance parties, and. At the end of the assessment you can get a six-step plan of action, including a report on how your child’s school ranks. Plus, you can find out how to apply for grant money for equipment, or. There are lots of quick ways for kids to fit in a little activity before school.

Walking the dog. Doing morning stretches or yoga. Dancing around the living room.

Walking or biking to school. (Skateboarding, riding a scooter, rollerblading, and wheelchair walking count, too!). Perhaps the best way to get your kids to be physically active is to have them sign up for sports at school. These sports will not only keep your kids active, but engaged and social. Allow your child to choose a sport or team to join. 2 days ago · With so much pressure to make sure our kids aren’t falling behind in academics, it can be easy to overlook an equally vital part of the school day: physical education.

When school is in session, if your children can walk or bike to and from school, they will get many of the physical and mental benefits of being active, while you save on trips to the gas station. When school is not in session, walk or bike with your kids when you can and organize family walking or bicycling trips around the block. Put on some music and dance: Show kids an easy way to get exercise is to put on music and dance. Ask them what kind of music they would like for a dance session, and turn on your radio, or, if possible, turn your tv to a music station and get moving! See if your kids can think up their own simple dance routine to demonstrate.

Chiropractor and dance instructor Stephen Gray talks to us about the importance of keeping children active during or after school and shows us some techniques to help them move. Middle and high school PE programs should focus on keeping kids motivated to stay active. Because adolescents are more motivated to be physically active when they feel like they’re in control of.

Active Families: Engage in physical activity each day: a total of 60 minutes for children, 30 minutes for adults. Active Schools: A variety of opportunities are available for schools to add more physical activity into the school day, including additional physical education classes, before–and afterschool programs, recess, and opening school facilities for student and family.

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Active play with friends during recess and lunch at school is great.

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from Long-Term Athlete Development
by Istvan Balyi, Richard Way, Colin Higgs
Human Kinetics, Incorporated, 2013

Set up a number of games and activities in the school’s hall or gymnasium.

“Primary Mathematics” by Penelope Serow, Rosemary Callingham, Tracey Muir
from Primary Mathematics
by Penelope Serow, Rosemary Callingham, Tracey Muir
Cambridge University Press, 2019

Early in the year, physical education lessons can teach students activities they can engage in at recess.

“Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children” by Robert P. Pangrazi, Aaron Beighle
from Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children
by Robert P. Pangrazi, Aaron Beighle
Human Kinetics, 2019

Increasing physical activity beyond the school setting is more complex but certainly not impossible.

“Complete Guide to Sport Education” by Daryl Siedentop, Peter Hastie, Hans Van Der Mars
from Complete Guide to Sport Education
by Daryl Siedentop, Peter Hastie, Hans Van Der Mars
Human Kinetics, Incorporated, 2019

Assist the parents in contacting the child’s school and develop a plan of gym activities, classes, and rest periods that allow the greatest level of participation and slowly develop endurance.

“Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice” by Sandra M. Nettina
from Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice
by Sandra M. Nettina
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They will work on social skills for school, first in a small group (perhaps around biking or soccer) and reinforce this by having the teacher promote those activities at recess.

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from Case-Smith’s Occupational Therapy for Children and Adolescents E-Book
by Jane Clifford O’Brien, Heather Kuhaneck
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

Avoid overprotection Allow participation in normal sports and school activities.

“Examination Paediatrics” by Wayne Harris
from Examination Paediatrics
by Wayne Harris
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

Teach them to schedule activities around rest periods.

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from Lewis’s Medical-Surgical Nursing E-Book: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume
by Mariann M. Harding, Jeffrey Kwong, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

Help them plan exercise and medication programs around school and other activities.

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from Maternal & Child Health Nursing: Care of the Childbearing & Childrearing Family
by Adele Pillitteri
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010

Have each student select a small area where they can walk unimpeded for about five or six steps (or more, if space permits).

“Mindfulness in the Classroom: Strategies for Promoting Concentration, Compassion, and Calm” by Thomas Armstrong
from Mindfulness in the Classroom: Strategies for Promoting Concentration, Compassion, and Calm
by Thomas Armstrong
ASCD, 2019

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