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Bored Kids? Here Are 10 Spray Chalk Games to Get Kids Moving

No matter how much you spice your lessons up, kids can only sit still for so long before boredom kicks in. Give it an hour (and that’s on a good day!), and fidgeting and yawning will ensue. Lucky for you, you have one ace up your sleeve: spray chalk games. They’re a great way to keep students...
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7 Playground Painting Ideas for Science and Math Activities

Most playground painting ideas focus on how to get kids to move, develop their social skills, and engage in unstructured play. But that’s only half the story. You can also incorporate playground markings in the teaching process to help kids learn about the natural world or grasp abstract concepts —...
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3 Fun & Budget-Friendly Locomotor Skills Activities for Kids

Childhood is a critical time for the development of locomotor skills. However, there are only so many squats and jumping jack reps kids can do before being bored out of their minds! If you want to not only get kids to move but also instill a genuine enjoyment of sports and set them up for a...
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Sensory Paths Made Easy: Definition, Examples & How-To’s

Looking for a simple, easy, and cost-effective solution to get kids moving and enhance their learning? Sensory paths, trails and pathways are the way to go (pun intended!). A growing body of research suggests that sensory play and physical activity that includes sensory play have positive effects...
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can children with developmental delays still catch up to their peers?

Can A Child With Developmental Delays Catch Up To Their Peers?

Long story short: YES! The data is pretty clear on this: most children with developmental delays can, and will, catch up to their peers as they age. Most developmental delays, according to WebMD, are not serious developmental delays, and can be easily treated - especially if the child has access to...
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Teacher Talks - Andrew Romberger

Andrew Romberger is a Health & PE Resource Teacher in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District of North Carolina. Andrew has been working in education for more than 18 years, with 12 of those years spent as an elementary physical education teacher.
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Teacher Talks - Jim (James) Hambel

Jim Hambel is an elementary physical education teacher in the South Bronx, New York City, New York. He has been teaching PE for more than 10 years and is a member of the National Bowling Hall of Fame.
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20 brain break ideas for kids

20 Fun & Easy Brain Break Ideas For Kids

Brain breaks - by whatever name you like to call them - are incredibly beneficial for kids, whether you're talking about physical health, social-emotional health, academic performance, stress relief, or brain functionality. In fact, an August 2016 study, spearheaded by psychologist Kerrie Godwin...
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