Children, Youth, Families & Schools, Nebraska Center for Research on


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University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension, 2013
HEF609 Participant Guide


Copyright 2013 University of Nebraska–Lincoln


This program introduces parents, caregivers, and other adults to fun, interactive, and simple ways to encourage at-home movement activities with children birth to age 8.

Lesson Objectives: After completing this lesson, you will (1) have an increased understanding of the health benefits to children and adults of at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day, (2) understand how movement activities support children’s academic success, and social and emotional development, and (3) learn new strategies for helping children stay active and healthy.