As a partner of the Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! project, Walk Across Texas is a model physical activity component featured within this curriculum.
Incorporating classroom activity breaks and increased physical activity at home and school can improve school performance and the overall health and wellness of children. The “Go Strong” section includes fun activity breaks that will help to maximize the academic and physical benefits of students taking part in Learn, Grow, Eat & Go!
To fully maximize positive results for students participating in Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! it is encouraged that students participate in an active weekly walking/physical activity program. Walk Across Texas (WAT) is a free, 8 week program that is designed to help students, schools and families establish the habit of regular physical activity. Support materials for the WAT program and information on how to register online can be found at the link on this page.
Additionally, there are listings of other state walking programs that could be utilized to get schools and families physically active!