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Move-to-Improve program materials collection

Included in this collection are instructional resources for implementing the DOE's Office of School Wellness Program’s elementary classroom-based physical activity program, Move-to-Improve. Classroom and Physical Education teachers can view and download program activity guides, visual aid cards, and printable posters to get their students moving during academic instruction.

Included Resources

This document answers frequently asked questions about integrating and modifying Move-to-Improve in the classroom. It also features eight focused breathing techniques to calm students and ease transitions after engaging in physical activity. 

This visual demonstrates the increase in brain activity in students taking a test after 20 minutes of physical activity compared to students who sat quietly. 

This guide to implementing Move-to-Improve in grade K-5 classrooms includes background on fitness concepts and creating a positive classroom experience.

This set of printable color flash cards (front and back) is meant to be used in grades K-5 Move-to-Improve activities.

Printable color physical education poster defining 3 key fitness concepts: Aerobic Endurance, Muscular Strength/Muscular Endurance, and Flexibility

Printable poster illustrating body movements in Move-to-Improve dance activites. 

Printable poster illustrating body movements in Move-to-Improve dance activites. 

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