Social Media Posts for Walk to School Day

Facebook:

  1. In 1969, half of all kids walked to school. Today it’s less than 15%. Let’s change that number! Take part in Walk to School Day on Oct. 5. #WalktoSchoolKC
  1. Walking and biking to school is a great way to incorporate daily physical activity and improve your child’s health. Walk Oct. 5. #WalktoSchoolKC
  1. Only one-third of children are getting the recommended level of 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity per day. Walk with your children this month in celebration of Walk to School Month this October. #WalktoSchoolKC
  1. Today, nearly one in three young people are either obese or overweight. Walking is a great way to support a healthy, active lifestyle. #WalktoSchoolKC
  1. Looking for a healthy way to start the day? Jump-start your morning by walking with your child to school! #WalktoSchoolKC
  1. If you’ve ever considered walking to school with your child, now’s your chance! Join schools from around the Kansas City metro area in celebrating International Walk to School Day on October 5th! #WalktoSchoolKC
  1. Join schools from around the metro in celebrating International Walk to School Day on October 5th! Last year, students from 38 Kansas City schools representing 16 districts participated in International Walk to School Day— a 21 percent increase from the previous year. Lace up your tennis shoes and help us break that record! #WalktoSchoolKC
  1. Walking to school with your child is a great opportunity to help your child learn and practice safe walking skills! Walk on Oct. 5th, International Walk to School Day! #WalktoSchoolKC
  1. Do you walk to school? Join schools from around the Kansas City metro area in celebrating International Walk to School Day on October 5th! #WalktoSchoolKC

Twitter:

  1. Have your kids join the 1000’s nationwide benefiting from walking as transportation on #WalktoSchoolDay! http://ow.ly/onXGn #WalktoSchoolKC
  2. TEACHERS: Sign up your school for #WalktoSchoolDay. Join over 4K schools learning benefits of walking! http://ow.ly/onXGn #WalktoSchoolKC
  3. KC area led MO & KS during last year’s #WalktoSchoolDay. Register by 10/5 & more kids walking this year! http://ow.ly/onXGn #WalktoSchoolKC
  4. Use the local hashtag #walktoschoolKC to keep us updated on #WalktoSchoolDay. Not yet signed up? Do it at http://ow.ly/onXGn before 10/5. #WalktoSchoolKC
  5. #WalktoSchoolDay is an INTERNATIONAL event, too! Your kids can walk w/ kids in France, Japan, S. Africa! http://ow.ly/oogan #WalktoSchoolKC
  6. Only 2 weeks to #WalktoSchoolDay! Get kids the benefits of walking as transportation. Sign up http://ow.ly/onXGn #WalktoSchoolKC
  7. Build a safe route to your kid’s school for #WalktoSchoolDay with the Map-a-Route web app: http://ow.ly/oofJQ #WalktoSchoolKC