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Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month During May!

With spring in full swing, why not recommit to getting some regular physical activity during the day? May is a perfect time to get outdoors with family, school classrooms and communities to enjoy the benefits of being active.
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Three Cheers for Play, For Children and the Rest of Us!

A growing body of research is shining more and more light on the role of play in children’s social, emotional and cognitive development.
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A Child’s Chances at Health and Well-Being Still Dependent on Race

The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s report, “Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children,” examines opportunity for children across racial categories, with recommendations for schools.
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Fast Break Videos Offer Easy 5-Minute Physical Activity Resource for Classrooms

SPARK has launched Fast Break videos for classroom teachers. The videos are fun and easy-to-use 5-minute physical activity breaks.
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Infographic Highlights Benefits of Physical Activity in Schools

Many of us understand that physical activity is good for our bodies. But how many…

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Things in Motion Tend to Stay in Motion: How to Get Non-Athletes to be Physically Active

So, how to get the non-athlete up and moving ? Here are some tips for parents from the American Heart Association:
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