Mar 29, 2020

Movement and Mindfulness

A father helps his son wearing a helmet to ride a bike with training wheelsAre you looking for ways to add exercise to your family's daily activities during the school closures? The Iowa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (Iowa AHPERD) offers these suggestions to get your family moving. 


  • Shape America has created a collection of K-12 resources to provide high-quality, standards-based physical education lessons.




As long as families practice social distancing, outdoor activities provide calm and exploration. Encourage kids to get outside and move their bodies in creative ways. 


The American Academy of Pediatrics has a website dedicated to providing accurate information and tips during the school closures. Learn more at


The health and PE community on Twitter has created the hashtag #HPEatHome to find, share, and compile #PhysEd and #HealthEd lesson activities and ideas.





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