Move It, Move It Day - Dr. Kenneth Cooper

Today we’re doing our best to keep it moving! We all need to get out and move around so we can stay active on Move It Move It Day! Today’s theme is inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Dr. Kenneth Cooper! His hometown is Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dr. Cooper attended the University of Oklahoma and Harvard University; he also spent time in the Medical Corps of the US Air Force. Dr. Cooper is most well known for being the Father of Aerobics! Dr. Cooper is one of the leading physicians on preventative healthcare and keeping our bodies active! He has authored several articles and taught all over the country. Dr. Cooper continues to work hard to help people lengthen their lives by exercising regularly. You can learn more by reading Dr. Cooper’s Oklahoma Hall of Fame biography.

All kinds of professions require people to keep moving! Wayman Tisdale had to run up and down the court! Maria Tallchief was constantly moving in dance. And Bart Conner flipped on the rings!


Movie Time! Animals are always moving right? Well we think these guys are the experts. You can rent and stream Madagascar now! And because we can’t get enough, check out the Penguins of Madagascar!


Storytime! Books can teach us so much, so today we picked The Busy Body Book to help us with exercising. You can hear it read aloud too! This fun resource also teaches us about exercise.


Arts & Crafts! Today, we’re even going to move around to make our crafts! These fun leaf crafts send you outside with a grownup to get leaves and maybe they’ll even want to move around after you make them! This one isn’t a craft, but it sure is a fun activity! Try these exercises that come from spelling your name.


Make & Eat it! We’re gonna need some fuel to move it move it all day! We think these yummy quesadillas will do the trick! Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman, has all sorts of recipes to fill us up for a busy day like this one. Do you have a favorite food to get you energized? Share it with us at!

Listen to it! We need music to get us pumped up for a day of moving right? Check out this perfect playlist on Spotify!

Keep learning more of Oklahoma’s Story! We hope that you have a fun time at home getting active! As always, there’s more to this Oklahoma story, come back tomorrow and we’ll have more for you to explore! Please post pictures of your Move It Move It Day and share them with us: #ohofathome

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