Dance, I thinks it's a great activity for kids :) builds confidence, physical agility and performing helps with public speaking (#1 phobia!)
My 5th Graders BEG for this Indoor Recess Dance Party! Here's a great kid-friendly playlist of videos to popular music. Your kids will get up and get tons of physical activity while having fun!
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This backwards clues game helps make inferences easy and fun! Your kids must describe the topic word without using the word clues listed on their card. This is also a great Speaking and Listening skills activity. Use for literacy centers, partners, small group, preteach, review and more. Blank cards included for your kids to create their own game extension. $
This activity is used throughout the year as I introduce each new word wall word for kindergarten. It's great practice and allows for physical memo.
"While this activity is great for toddlers learning fine motor skills, this same repetitive task would help me with my left arm. I have little use of the arm or hand and it's difficult to use my fingers. I do daily physical therapy to keep the circulation going and muscle alive--this would be a great short exercise to add. And I already know it's going to be tough."
How many calories do I REALLY need? hint, most people HIGHLY over estimate their activity level. Very active is basically only for professional athletes & people performing 10hrs of difficult physical labor a day
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Yoga is a great for the hands and feet. A low impact activity that helps you stay active and limber.
DIY laser maze activity for kids. This is a great idea! I'm trying this next time it's rainy outside and the kids want to play!
Sewing for baby
Smokey Quartz helps ground you with Earth energies and is good for working with the Root Chakra. Use Smokey Quartz to absorb negative energy. Smokey Quartz is also a great stone for pain relief and helps to prevent healing crises after a strong energy session. Smokey Quartz helps ground and integrate messages and/or spiritual energy received in higher chakras into the lower chakras, and helps anchor expanded consciousness into the physical body.
fairy tales and stories
BABY SHARK SONG - This action activity song is a preschool favorite! Great for circle-time or those days you can't go out and play. It's also part of brain breaks and physical education programs spanning the globe.
Create A Family Adventure Journal...this was for nature trips but I think it's a great idea for any family activity, field trip, and/or
This is a great game that is fun for all ages. What's more, it helps kids conceptualize and practice main ideas and details. It's fun for
Create A Family Adventure Journal...this was for nature trips but I think it's a great idea for any family activity, field trip, and/or adventure! When kids can write, they can include their own memories/thoughts.
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A book walk! I love this activity for so many reasons. 1) It is great for those who learn best through movement and touch. 2) It gets kids outside. 3) It uses realia to teach vocabulary. Fun fun fun! I must do this with my ESOL class at least once this year!
Public Speaking Games: 7 fun-filled speech activities to build confidence and skills. Middle school upwards.
I think this would be a great activity for the kids to learn. its hands on giving them a feel of how it supposes to be written and sight for them to remember. Although dealing with macaroni can be messy and you would have to but a lot, but it is a great activity
Rumba Dance, is a popular dance song that promotes fitness and health. This fun, action dance is part of brain breaks programs spanning the globe; fostering heart-smart and healthy activities for children. Make learning fun and exciting with songs that invite children to actively participate. This video is also great for group activities, indoor recess, morning meetings and physical education.
I use this compliment sheet once a week in my Family & Consumer Science classes. They love it. It would be great for younger students too. It helps build confidence and makes them friends.
National Public Health Week - Public Health is ROI. Includes nutrition and physical activity information ~ 2 minute video.
Amazing app for physical education teachers or coaches! I have used it for timing during our track and field, speed quickness & agility, fit...
Love Me Doodle...Is doodling good for our brains? (Speaking for myself, doodling can be very meditative and therapeutic, and it helps with concentration and memory. It enables me to enter into an alpha state; I use it for healing and a sense of serenity, when I am stressed, especially when I have kinetic energy that needs an outlet. --Georganna Louise)
"Rumba Dance" is the coolest kids dance song! This video is great for brain breaks, group activities, morning meeting, physical education and indoor recess. It also teaches listening skills and following directions. Children love it too!
Great Anchor Chart for Read Aloud discussions. I called it Read a Loud Sentence starters--and all my students loved it on Day 1. It helps them so much with the "complete sentence" mantra we have been pushing them towards.