Movement Outside The Box

  • Fundamental Movement of the Month: Catching

    When do kids learn how to catch? Like all Fundamental Movement Skills, every child develops at their own pace. Children are typically able to exp...
  • Activity of the Month: Family Bowling

    Rolling down a hill, or rolling like a bowling ball, helps children develop important motor skills like balance, coordination, spatial awareness, a...
  • Why Music & Movement Make a Great Combination

    Do you ever wonder why... your child can listen to the same song over and over and....over? While "Baby Shark" may be catchy, it has actually been ...
  • Fundamental Movement of the Month: Galloping

    When do kids learn how to gallop? Most children begin to explore galloping between the ages of 2-3. However, like all fundamental movement skills, ...
  • Movement in the News: Elementary School Recess Guidelines

    Did you know?  Each state sets their own requirements for PE and recess. Therefore, most students aren't getting as many opportunities to move and ...
  • Why Movement in a Box? To help inspire children to be active for life!

    It all started on a bus ride in North Dakota in 2013. Molly and I were at a stop on the pre-Olympic tour, she was a goaltender on the US Women’s Na...
  • How Movement Impacts a Child's Brain Activity

    Do you ever wonder why... your child bounces while counting, spins while spelling, or jumps while remembering song lyrics or words in a book? It ha...
  • Fundamental Movement of the Month: Jumping

    Most children begin to explore jumping around age 2. However, like all fundamental movement skills, learning how to jump is age related, not age dependent.
  • Childhood Words of Inspiration

    A personal reflection on how a few words of encouragement from a youth baseball coach turned into a life-long passion for movement for Movement in a Box co-founder.
  • The Gift of Movement

    A personal reflection on how being physically active as a child opened doors and built inner-confidence for Movement in a Box co-founder.