Homework Assistance - Physical Activity
This section includes motivational resources to help youth move more including activities, games, and fun physical challenges.
BAM! Body and Mind
BAM! Body and Mind is an online destination for kids created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Designed for kids 9-13 years old, BAM! Body and Mind gives them the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices. The site focuses on topics that kids told us are important to them — such as stress and physical fitness — using kid-friendly lingo, games, quizzes, and other interactive features.
Go Girl Go!
GoGirlGo! is the Woman’s Sports Foundation’s landmark educational program launched in 2001 for elementary, middle and high school girls, works across the country to keep girls involved in physical activity and to improve the health of sedentary girls. The need for GoGirlGo! is undeniable. One in three girls is sedentary, while the other gets no more than thirty minutes of physical activity a week. GoGirlGo! Is a curriculum-based program for girls, coaches and parents to reinforce positive behaviors and educate girls about the dangers of inactivity. It includes a campaign for 3rd-8th graders and another campaign for high school students.
“Move for Thought” Kit
The Move for Thought Kit focuses on motivating children to be physically active inside and outside the classroom. This project was funded by a Team Nutrition grant from the United Stated Department of Agriculture.
Teens Health – Easy Exercises for Kids
TeensHealth is part of the KidsHealth family of websites. These sites, run by the nonprofit Nemours Center for Children's Health Media, provide accurate, up-to-date health information that's free of "doctor speak." Provides a list of resources for children to learn about making healthy and physically active choices. Also includes information on steroids, strength training, and eating disorders.
USDA Physical Activity Resource Guide
Help motivate your students to move more and sit less with these physical activity resources!
ZOOM! By Kids for Kids
Turn off your computer and play! Fun games and activities for kids, including Physical Challenges. Brought to you by Public Broadcasting Services (PBS).