The Walking School Bus is Good for the Body and the Brain!
It's a simple concept. The bus can be two families taking turns walking their children to school or a planned route with meeting points and a rotated schedule of trained volunteers. Walking school buses are an innovative way to include more physical activity into children's daily routines. Physical activity is good for the mind. A growing body of research links academic performance to physical activity. Walking to school saves you gas. Calculate the savings by clicking here!
Health Benefits: Walking improves energy, concentration, self-esteem, memory, and creativity. It gives children a jump start on daily exercise and learning. Walking to school creates healthy habits at a young age.
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Last Updated on Wednesday, January 02 2013 13:58