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What about those wiggly kids?

Posted by: Rhonda March 10, 2020

Young children are constantly moving. Asking a child to pay attention seems to intensify this intrinsic need. So do we crack down and tell children to “sit still and learn”?

No! If we want children to find success, we need to give them more opportunities for movement—big body, physical, purposeful movement.

“For children, this desire to move is integral to the development of the brain and ultimately the ability to learn,” writes Preston Blackburn. By giving children the opportunity to move, “we will see an improved ability to attend, focus, behave and learn.” Read more.