ChildcareAlive! Physical Activity Resources
Best Practice: Provide 1-2 hours of physical activity throughout the day, including outside play when possible.
Daily physical activity and active play time helps children to sleep better, learn more, and become comfortable with their environment. You can promote fitness, self-esteem, self confidence, learning, and more without specialized knowledge, fancy equipment, or a lot of money.
10 Simple Ways to Get Moving
Check out these resources for more ways to get active:
Moving and Learning
Features activities and resources from children's active play specialist, Rae Pica.
Increasing Active Play Time
Tips from the NAP SACC Program.
Sesame Street: We Have the Moves
Includes activities for varying amount of time, equipment, space, and age groups.
Outdoor Play During the Winter
Ideas for outdoor play activities during the winter months.
Let’s Move! Child Care Resource Center for Physical Activity
Free tools and activity ideas to keep your kids moving
Sample Policies: Nutrition & Physical Activity
from the NAP SACC Program.