The Activity Works Blog

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The Science Behind Activity Works

July 27, 2016

  When the Activity Works concept was in its infancy, research showed that the most promising approach for children to be more physically active during the school day was to integrate exercise into the classroom. At the time, Physical Education [...]

Tips For Keeping Your Kids Hydrated in the Summer Months

July 20, 2016

While kids can become dehydrated at any time during the year, they are especially at risk during the summer months. With higher temperatures and more physical activity comes a bigger risk for your child to fall victim to dehydration. Signs of dehydration [...]

Healthy Popsicle and Frozen Treat Recipes to Keep Cool This Summer

July 13, 2016

A great sweet treat to beat the heat this summer and to get an extra dose of fruit is popsicles! Ditch the store bought sugar-y ice creams and try a healthy alternative. Below are some of the easiest popsicles you can make with your kids this summer. [...]