Be Active Resources

Provide Opportunities for Active Play Every Day (USDA, FNS)

Encourage Active Play and Participate With Children (USDA, FNS)

Play 60 (NFL, USDA, National Dairy Council)

Create a Classroom that Moves (Ohio Team Nutrition Grant)

Activity Breaks, Instant Recess and Energizers (Action for Healthy Kids)

Energizers for Schools — 10 minute activities/lessons that increase physical activity (NC Schools)

Physical activity break ideas (Iowa Schools)

Three to five minute physical activity ideas (American Heart Association)

More Activity ideas (Oregon Extension)

Screen Time: If screen time is utilized, a best practice is to have it promote physical activity. GoNoodle.com has a library of videos. A free account is required to access them.

Active Recess (Action for Healthy Kids)

Rainy Day Recess (USDA, Healthy Meals Resource System)

Indoor Recess (Iowa Team Nutrition)

The WalkWays Curriculum  (University of Maryland Extension)

Be Active – Childcare/Pre-School

Get Moving Today Activity Calendar (American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance)

Move for Thought Pre K (Iowa)

Provide Opportunities for Active Play Every Day (USDA, FNS)

Encourage Active Play and Participate With Children (USDA, FNS)

Let’s Move Childcare (Healthy Kids Healthy Future)

Non-Competitive & Active Games for Preschoolers (National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies)

Pre-K Activities (SHAPE America)

We have the Moves (Sesame Street Healthy Habits for Life Guide)

Be Active – Out of School Time

Kids on the Move: Afterschool Programs Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (Afterschool Alliance)

Afterschool Physical Activity Resource Guide (Ohio Action for Healthy Kids)

Before and After School Activities (Action for Healthy Kids)

HOST Framework (Alliance for a Healthier Generation)

After School Gets Moving: Training (National Institute on Out of School Time)

 

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