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May 7, 2021

How Teachers Can Find Time for Fitness & Exercise Ideas

  • It can be hard for teachers to find time to exercise during their busy lives.
  • With these 5 suggestions, teachers can fit workouts in both inside and outside school!
  • Resistance bands are an easy, portable way for teachers to start exercising. Watch a fitness video to get started!
  • kids laughing with resistance bands
    February 25, 2021

    5 Resistance Band Exercises for Kids

    Resistance bands can be a great tool to keep children entertained and engaged while they get the recommended 30 minutes a day of exercise. Bands are a way to add resistance to a child’s activity without the dangers and cost of weights.

    mom and daughter stretching on ball
    February 23, 2021

    5 Balance Ball Activities for Kids

    Balance balls are often used to assist children with poor posture or back problems to help them build core strength during a workout. Balance balls have also become a popular treatment modality for children with ADD/ADHD, autism, and other types of sensory integration challenges. Teachers and occupational therapists use balance balls to help children improve their gross motor skills and manage sensory integration.

    Learn how more movement can lead to greater stillness and improved attention with the use of a balance ball!

    children running outsided
    February 11, 2021

    6 Fun Brain Break Exercises for the Classroom

    If you work with children who have attention and behavioral issues, emotional and sensory overload, or poor motor skills, they may benefit from activities that build neural connections for higher learning. Children have very active brains and might find it difficult to focus on a task for too long. Brain breaks allow periods of rest from continuous studying to improve learning and reduce stress.