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10 Fall Activities to Get Kids Burning Calories

September 14, 2016

As the weather gets chillier, kids are looking for more activities to do in-doors. Keeping in mind that kids should get about an hour of exercise per day, here are a few ways to keep children active. Some of them even involve help around the house! Raking [...]

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 [...]