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Educational and Active Gift Ideas

The Holiday season is officially upon us! This time of the year can get really hectic for everyone, so if you need a hand finding gifts for your little ones- look no further. Many parents are trying to cut back on “unhealthy screen time,” so do the same for your child with this list! These kid-approved gifts will foster a love for learning, creativity, innovation, and movement all while your kiddo is having a blast. Plus, they’re great for the Holidays since it’s important to keep your kids’ minds and bodies active while they’re home! Books/Coloring PagesSerengeti Stampede Set. Does your child want to travel? Let her go on an adventure to explore the Serengeti! As she colors, practices her reading skills, and learns facts about the desert and its animals, she’ll also be challenged to get up and move during “Activity Breaks” and the accompanying kids’ exercise DVD! Let’s Color America. This giant coloring page...
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#AdventureRewards Week 6 Winners

#AdventureRewards Week 6 Winners Selected; Week 7 Now UnderwayWere You a Week 6 Prize Winner?  We've drawn the Week 6 prize winners! Congratulations, teachers, and thank you to everyone who participated during last week's busy post-Thanksgiving week! HANNAH PROPHET, physical education teacher at Madison Elementary in Madison, KansasTERA PERRY, kindergarten teacher at Naranca Elementary in El Cajon, CaliforniaPATTY LAND, occupational therapist at Lincoln Elementary in Rochelle, IllinoisSHEILA BURKE, PE teacher at CB Watson Primary in Warner Robins, GeorgiaLORETTA HUMPHREY, 2nd grade teacher at Mariposa Elementary in Port St. Lucie, FloridaCONGRATULATIONS TEACHERS!! We hope you & your students love your prizes!Each teacher will receive our Weekly Prize Pack, including gift cards from OshKosh B'gosh, a Serengeti Stampede Coloring Adventure Book, and an Adventure to Fitness Sticker Pack to share...
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#AdventureRewards Week 5 Winners

#AdventureRewards Week 5 Winners Selected; Week 6 Now UnderwayWere You a Week 5 Prize Winner?  We've drawn the Week 5 prize winners! Congratulations, teachers, and thank you to everyone who participated during last week's busy holiday week! JOE GREENWALD, physical education teacher at Village Green Environmental Studies School in St. Lucie, FloridaLAURA HOPSON, kindergarten teacher at Shuford Elementary in Conover, North CarolinaWENDY ANSONS, kindergarten teacher at Woodglen Elementary in New City, New YorkHILDA TORRES, grade 3 teacher at Mitchell Elementary in Phoenix, ArizonaKIMBERLY MULLIS, K-5 EC teacher at Clear Creek Elementary in Charlotte, North Carolina CONGRATULATIONS TEACHERS!! We hope you & your students love your prizes!Each teacher will receive our Weekly Prize Pack, including gift cards from OshKosh B'gosh, a Serengeti Stampede Coloring Adventure Book, and an Adventure to Fitness Sticker Pack to share with her or his...
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#AdventureRewards Week 4 Winners

#AdventureRewards Week 4 Winners Selected; Week 5 Now UnderwayWere You a Week 4 Prize Winner? Hot off the press! We've randomly drawn the School Subscription, 1st Junior Grand Prize, and Week 4 prize winners for our #AdventureRewards Contest. Do you see your name below?SCHOOL SUBSCRIPTION WINNER:AMY CRAWFORD, health & PE teacher at Burlington Elementary in Roanoke, Virginia 1ST JUNIOR GRAND PRIZE WINNER:KATHY BEACH, 3rd grade teacher at Amelia Earhart Elementary School of International Studies in Indio, California WEEKLY PRIZE WINNERS:JULIE SNOW, 2nd grade teacher at Century Elementary in Bear River City, UtahMICHELLE OWENS, PE teacher at Speake School in Danville, AlabamaDAVID WATSON, 5th grade teacher at Interlachen Elementary School in Interlachen, FloridaJULIANNE PERSONS, 4th grade teacher at Hillview Elementary in Grove City, PennsylvaniaBARBARA TAMBOLLEO, 1st grade teacher...
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#AdventureRewards Week 3 Winners

#AdventureRewards Week 3 Winners Selected; Week2 Now UnderwayWere You a Week 3 Prize Winner? Hot off the press! We've randomly drawn the Week 3 prize winners for our #AdventureRewards Contest. Do you see your name below? SANDRA DELUCAS, 3rd grade teacher at 96th Street Elementary in Los Angeles, CaliforniaDONNA TYM, 2nd grade teacher at Schwarzkopf Elementary in Lutz, FloridaLYN KING, pre-school teacher at Bal Swan Children's Center in Broomfield, ColoradoBETSY FAULK, PE teacher at Daisy Elementary in Loris, South CarolinaJENNIFER NGUYEN, 3rd grade teacher at Hidden Oaks Elementary in Orlando, FloridaIf Yes, CONGRATULATIONS TEACHERS!!We hope you & your students love your prizes!(Remember, you can help your school by entering daily on our contest page and weekly via social media, and by encouraging your teacher colleagues to submit entries...
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Write a Healthy Thanksgiving Letter to Mr. Lazy!

Thanksgiving is coming up. It’s a time to remember what we’re thankful for, and a great time to help others. We need YOUR HELP to convince Mr. Lazé to have a healthy Thanksgiving dinner!Kids - can YOU write a persuasive letter to Mr. Lazé, about why it’s important to eat healthy, including for Thanksgiving? Here’s an example of a letter Mr. Clock has written to Mr. Lazé:“Dear Mr. Lazy, I hope you have a healthy Thanksgiving dinner and don’t just eat candy bars. It will help you feel better and maybe you’ll be nicer and not get into so much trouble. Sincerely, Mr. Clock” Well kids, if Mr. Clock can do it, you can do it too! It doesn’t have to be super-long. And once you’re done writing your letter, ask your teacher or parents to mail your letter to Mr. Marc at HQ, so he can send it to Mr. Lazé! You can write it on your own paper or you can download and print this personalized letter to Mr. Lazy: Click HereThen,...
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#AdventureRewards Week 2 Winners

 #AdventureRewards Week 2 Winners Selected; Week 3 Now UnderwayWere You a Week 2 Prize Winner? Hot off the press! We've randomly drawn the Week 2 prize winners for our #AdventureRewards Contest. Do you see your name below?                       If Yes, CONGRATULATIONS TEACHERS!!We hope you & your students love your prizes!(Remember, you can help your school by entering daily on our contest page and weekly via social media, and by encouraging your teacher colleagues to submit entries...
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It's Apple Season! Fun Facts & an Easy Recipe for Kids

We all know apples are good for us, but does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?Apples alone can’t necessarily keep the doctor away, but they’re definitely a healthy choice with countless benefits for your whole family. US adults that regularly eat apples tend to use fewer prescription medications. And the sweetness in apples appeals to children’s taste buds without impacting their waistlines. Additionally, apples are one of the most widely available and inexpensive fruits. You can find them in any grocery store, 7-Eleven, farmer’s markets, bodegas, school cafeterias, and more.  Here are some of the main health benefits associated with apples. Give your immune system a boost. They’re filled with vitamins such as: Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K. One medium-sized apple provides you with 14% of your daily recommended Vitamin C intake. So they’ll help fight off those pesky winter colds!They’re good for your heart. Apples...
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October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month!

Whether you are a parent or teacher, below are 5 bullying facts that can help you keep your children and students safe from this emotional epidemic:1. One out of 4 kids have been bullied at school. Chances are, you or someone you know has been bullied. That's 25% of your classroom!2. There are 3 main types of bullying:          Verbal: saying or writing mean things such as teasing, name-calling, taunting and threatening          Social: such as leaving someone out on purpose, spreading rumors or embarrasing someone in public          Physical: such as punching, kicking, tripping, pushing, breaking personal things, or making mean or rude hand gestures3. Bullying is different from conflict. Bullying is about control and does not occur between evenly matched opponents.  Bullies continue their behavior even after they realize they've hurt someone because...
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How-To Tutorials for Navigating Adventure to Fitness!

Are you new to Adventure to Fitness or need a refresher on how to navigate our site? Check out our helpful "How-To" tutorial videos, with the links provided below.      *Tutorial: How to Register & Log In for Paid Teacher Content: In this video tutorial, learn how to register and log in to access our content-rich library of paid teacher content. Requires a School or Teacher paid subscription, available for purchase here.     *Tutorial: How to Register & Log In for Free Teacher Content: Do you have a school-issued email account? If so, you can register and access 2 free full-length Adventure Videos! This video tutorial shows you how to register and get started with our Free Teacher content.     *Tutorial: Content Library Part 1 (Tabs): Our Content Library separates our main video content and enrichment activities by type. This video tutorial provides a tour of each section of our Content Library, including recommended...
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