According to the organization Movement for Childhood, the activity of jumping rope prior to deskwork can enhance one's focus and attention, strengthen the will, increase bodily/kinesthetic and spatial integration and set the stage for harmonious receptivity to new material. On top of that, the exercise can't be beat!
A 9-foot nylon skip rope with adjustable wooden handles and a handbook of jump rope rhymes and games. Includes a colorful cotton canvas pouch for storage. Colors vary. USA
Ages 5 and up.