Physical Activity Resources

BAM! Body and Mind
This site offers activity calendars, cards, and other fun ideas that require physical activity (individual or in groups).

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
As a parent, you can help shape your child’s attitudes and behaviors toward physical activity. These guidelines are a great place to start.
Wet head games, scavenger hunts and a fitness challenge are all available on this site, as well as a move mixer where kids have the opportunity to design a dance and then dance along to their creation.
Fitness and exercise programs and resources available for boys and girls of any age.

Kid’s Health
This site has fundamental exercises for kids. The information provided by this site includes the benefits of regular exercise, the three elements of fitness, the sedentary problem, how to raise a fit kid, and even recommends age appropriate activities.

Let’s Move!
Opportunities to find nature/outdoor events, forests, and parksnear you, as well as different ideas for "what to do".

MHealthy Fitness Center in Ann Arbor is a medically-based fitness center. Membership includes use of fitness center exercise equipment, exercise equipment instruction and free exercise classes from our knowledgeable staff.

PBS Parents
Kids need three elements of exercise: endurance, strength, and flexibility. This site gives tips on how to master these skills through different physical activities.

PE Central
Different physical activities offered to children of any age accompanied by detailed descriptions of how one should teach and carry out the activity.

The President’s Challenge
Contains activity logs, fitness calculators, and awards for when kids meet their goals.

We Can!
Tips on eating right, getting active and reducing screen time.

Zoom games of all types aimed at encouraging children to turn off their computers and go play outside!