IGG INTEREST BADGE Brownie Active Body Option 01

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Description

Explain the importance of exercise and what it does for our bodies (Pow-Wow)

Resources

Leaders notes see attached file

Instructions

Aim of Badge
To understand and experience the benefits of physical activity

This Badge has 4 options of which 4 must be completed

Introduction
Most children are driven to school and to all their activities by parents and minders. They spend a lot of time looking at television and playing computer games and not as much time playing outside in the fresh air with their friends. For some children the only activity they have is going to their Brownie Guide meetings. So it is important to include lots of active running around games in your Brownie Guide programme.
In this interest badge we want to stress
-The importance of exercise.
-What exercise does for our bodies
-The importance of warming up before exercise

-The necessity of cooling down and stretching out after exercise
Check out: http://www.getirelandactive.ie/guidelines-resources/children-and-young-adults

Instructions
-In Pow-Wow discuss the importance of exercise.
(Leader may use the information overleaf as a guideline)


Acknowledgement/Sources
http://www.kidshealth.org/

Attachments Yes
Reason’s why exercise is important

Tags

  • Brownie Active Body
  • exercise
  • IGG
  • IGG Brownie Active Body

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