TEACHING KIDS ABOUT
STAYING FIT AND ACTIVE
With childhood obesity on the rise, it is important to remind children to stay active. All it takes is 60 minutes a day of physical activity to keep our youth healthy and fit. This theme encourages children to be active, stay fit, and most of all – to have fun.
HERE ARE THE FACTS:
- Physical inactivity can lead to obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.
- Only 35.8% of US students are physically active for 60 minutes per day five days per week.
- 45% of US students are not enrolled in physical