Monday Oct 29th Day 7 12:55-13:45
Workshop presenter: Angie Battye & Lee Mayes
Venue: Green gym classroom (the room at Green gym near to the changing room area)
Grade level(s) and/or target audience: Kindergarten – G5
Updated title: Healthier Stronger Smarter – Why Physical Activity should be the building blocks of every school curriculum!
Society has evolved and children spending less time being physically active, and more time sitting around, ‘playing’ on electronic devices.What if we were to tell you that physical activity, is an essential building block when it comes to learning, and, if planned into the daily curriculum, there are a multitude of positive benefits, scientifically proven to drastically increase both the body and brains capacity to learn. Let us take you on a journey into the body and learn about the simple yet profound benefits of adding more physical activity into the school curriculum.