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With back-to-school season approaching quickly, we thought we would take some time to reflect on the importance of movement and physical activity for young children. With kids spending the majority of their days in the classroom, there’s no better place to implement activity that will set children up for a healthy lifestyle. There are so many benefits to encouraging movement in young children; take a look at them here!
In our current model of education, incorporating movement may have strong positive effects on the improvement of our children’s overall health and their ability to succeed in their academic experience. Like anything else, there is no one answer that works for every individual, but by utilizing multiple seating options for students and encouraging movement at key times throughout a student’s instruction, we can improve each child’s optimal level of success in the classroom.
We have been so used to the sedentary luxury of driving everywhere that children miss out on walking and being active during the school commute. We encourage parents to consider a more active school commute as it helps to promote healthy and active habits that will follow children into adulthood.
September is just a couple short weeks away, and that means it’s time to return to the classroom! Even though school frequently comes with long hours of sitting in class, it’s important to find ways to keep active and keep healthy lifestyle habits. There are tons of strategies to incorporate more movement in class, thus improving the learning environment and keeping health a priority for the younger generations. Check some of them out here!
Movement and kids, the two are almost always mutually exclusive. Kids thrive on exploring and getting all their frustrations out through movement, that’s why it’s so important to have equipment both in and out of the classroom that allows them to do so. Traditional classrooms simply don’t provide a conducive environment for kids to move and as a result we often see kids act out in class and cause huge classroom disruptions. The Kore wobble stool takes active seating to a whole new level. With so many positive benefits you’re going to be begging to have this chair in your classroom or home. Here are 5 reasons to love the Kore Wobble Stool.