The Activity Works Blog

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Physical Activity Helps Kids Master Math and Spelling

March 30, 2016

Is your child struggling to get through their homework? Help them out by doing physical activity! A new study published in the March 2016 issue of Pediatrics, analyzed whether incorporating physical activity into children’s lives helps them learn. The [...]

7 Bad Coughs to Worry About

March 23, 2016

It’s not pleasant to hear your child coughing. Figure out what the problem is and learn how to fix it. Do any of these coughs sound like something your child is experiencing? The Barking Cough: If your child went to bed with as stuffy nose and woke up [...]

Exercise Generates New Brain Cells.

March 17, 2016

For centuries, we’ve believed that once a child reaches puberty, his or her brain was fully developed and no new brain cells would be generated. In recent years, however, new research has shown that brain cells are actually generated throughout life, and [...]