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Exercise (easy read)

exercise; running; swimming; jumping; climbing; dance; walk; skip; physical activity; physical; activity;


Here are some things that your body can do.

Swim, ride a bike, balance, run, walk, dance, climb, kick, lift, skip, throw.

Does your body do these things?

Running Swimming
Speed walking soccer
Cycling Skipping
netball ballet skate boarding
rowing football

Exercise is good for you

dancingExercise to feel

  • Fit
  • happy
  • strong
  • healthy
  • energetic - (say en-er-jet-ik) - like you want to do more exercise.

lonelyExercise can stop you feeling

  • bored
  • lazy
  • tired
  • angry
  • lonely.

feeling good Exercise can help you to

  • sleep well
  • make friends
  • look good
  • feel good
  • get rid of bad feelings

So exercise every day
In school time and when at play.
Exercise and eat well too,
Then you'll grow a healthy you!


What kind of exercise do you like to do?

Match-up game

Click on a square to see the picture underneath, then click on another square to see if you find the same picture. Keep clicking on the squares to make match-ups (2 the same) until all the squares become pictures.

Click here to play the game and exercise your brain!

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We've provided this information to help you to understand important things about staying healthy and happy. However, if you feel sick or unhappy, it is important to tell your mum or dad, a teacher or another grown-up.


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