Tag Archives: Move-It Monday

Learning about nutrition during Move-It Monday

Kids learned about healthy eating during our final Move-It Monday. We had games, crafts, and snacks—blackberries, yellow watermelon, and more—all about nutrition outside of our Read House. Some of the children played putt-putt and threw veggies to our shark—don’t worry, it’s … Continue reading

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Get your kicks during Move-It Monday

Kids practiced their soccer skills with different passing, shooting, and juggling drills during our most recent Move-It Monday program. They kicked, passed, and even tried a couple of headers on our Read House lawn. We’ve celebrated the importance of play … Continue reading

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Getting in the game at MPL’s Read House

We played classic sidewalk games during this week’s edition of Move-It Monday. We’re talking hop-scotch, marbles, sack races and jump rope. We also created an enormous version of Kerplunk using tomato cages and PVC pipes that the kids could play. This … Continue reading

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Parachute play on a Move-It Monday

We played with parachutes during Move-It Monday this week at our Read House. We used the parachutes to play catch, pop goes the weasel—a stuffed skunk sat in for the absent weasel—and more. Afterward, we played sidewalk games and made … Continue reading

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Nothing but nets during Move-It Monday

We brought out the nets during this week’s Move-It Monday, so the kids could play volleyball, beach-ball tennis, and badminton. They also got crafty, decorating their own rackets. This year, we’ve dedicated Summer Reading to getting people active mentally and physically. So we’re hosting … Continue reading

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