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Tips for Maintaining Children’s Health During Summer

August 10, 2016

Summertime can either be full of activity or full of boredom, depending on how children take advantage of the warm summer temperatures. During the school year kids are generally more active since they have to be up and walking to the bus stop, or are required [...]

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active this Summer

August 3, 2016

Keeping your child’s brain engaged outside of school can be a tough task. Here are some useful tips to help you accomplish this: Summer Reading. Encourage your child to read a little bit everyday, start with the goal of 30 minutes per day. Many public [...]

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 [...]