Share videos and pictures of active students on social media

What’s involved

Students role modelling healthy behaviours is a great way to build buy-in and willingness of others to get up and get active. It is also a great reminder that being physically active is important.

  • Give opportunities for students to move in class, whether through a movement break, dance party, or organized game.
  • Record students participating, or ask parents or students to take photos or videos of them participating.
  • Celebrate students on social media pages for participating in movement breaks while learning.
  • Build momentum by encouraging or challenging other students and classrooms to do the same.

Who can deliver it

  • School staff
  • School administrators
  • Student leaders
  • Parent council
  • Health champions

Time commitment

  • 5 to 15 minutes

Resources required

  • Physical activity opportunity
  • Video platform/ photo technology
  • Social media pages

Ideal learning environment

  • Long-term virtual learning
  • Short-term virtual learning
  • Summer break
  • Outdoor education
  • Hybrid classroom
  • Traditional classroom

Pictures and/or videos of this health promotion practice being delivered​


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