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The Best Kindergarten Ever: Letting Kids Run in Japan

For the past 7 months or so I have been immersed in the world of education. I’ve worked in two different high schools, and have attended seminars on a wide variety of education-related topics at the Upper Valley Educators Institute (and I will be a certified public school teacher in just over a month!).

At the beginning of our seminar yesterday, our instructors showed a video about a unique Kindergarten in Japan. As someone who believes in the value of physical activity as a critical component of education for kids, I loved the video. And as a runner, I loved the bit at 7:48.

Enjoy – full video is below!

About Peter Larson

This post was authored by Peter Larson. Pete is a recovering academic who currently works as an exercise physiologist, running coach, and writer. He's also a father of three and a fanatical runner with a bit of a shoe obsession. In addition to writing and editing this site, he is co-author of the book Tread Lightly, and writes a personal blog called The Blogologist. Follow Pete on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and via email.

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  1. Look how good their form is!


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