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Amy Schlessman, PT, DPT, describes a series of fun ideas to get young kids moving. Try these games using household items to help kids enjoy physical activity.

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Amy is an assistant professor in the physical therapy program at the University of Findlay. She currently practices as a school-based physical therapist in Cincinnati, Ohio. Amy promotes physical activity in academics and family time using household items. Her book, “Recycle Bin Boogie: Move and Learn With Recyclables,” offers physical activity ideas for teachers and families. Amy regularly presents to therapists, teachers, and families.

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