Most children in Kentucky spend about seven hours at school each day for 180 days a year, making school the perfect place for kids to get active. Implementing regular physical activity breaks during the school day:
“Play is kids’ work and so when kids go outside and play together without us adults intervening, they are learning ...” Eva Stone, Kentucky Nurse Practitioner, Stanford, Ky.
There are plenty of good ideas about incorporating movement into classroom curriculum. For example, learn more about incorporating movement and dance into age-specific lesson plans for grades K — 12 with KET's dance lesson plans and dance idea file.
Check out letsmove.gov for more ideas about incorporating physical activity into the classroom.