Health/Phys. Ed.

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The Gym Teacher from the Black Lagoon

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There is a new gym teacher coming to school. The kids say he is a real monster! Imagine their surprise when they discover he is a regular guy...and they actually like gym. Narrated by Joey Stack.

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Tai Ji Dance | Beauty of Jasmine

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In this performance, students demonstrate Tai Ji, a popular cultural exercise program from China. People gather in parks or other designated areas in their community and practice Tai Ji together. This resource is part of the Beauty of Jasmine collection.

Go Outside and Play: Sculpture Garden | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Playing outside makes kids happy and healthy! In this segment of KIDS Clubhouse Adventures, kids learn about art by visiting the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Garden, Des Moines, Iowa. Kids define and analyze the meaning of different sculptures as they stroll through the garden.

3 Easy Dance Moves | Full-Time Kid

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You don't need a rocket, track or garden to do the Moonwalk, Running Man and Cabbage Patch dance moves. You just need socks, energy and a little guidance from Mya, the Full-Time Kid!

Go Outside and Play: Skate Park | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Playing outside makes kids happy and healthy! In this segment of KIDS Clubhouse Adventures, kids learn about skateboarding. The kids in this segment talk about the equipment needed to skateboard safely, the steps to becoming a skilled skateboarder and the different types of moves that can be done on a skateboard at each skill level.

Animal Fitness

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Engage your Kindergarten through 5th grade students this activity that combines motor and listening skills. Using commonly known animals such as a fox, dog and an inchworm, students enjoy learning about the movements of various animals. The teacher demonstrates how to move and be like that animal using various exercises and students follow along. Students are able to showcase their psychomotor skills in this lesson.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

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In this Kindergarten through 2nd grade video, students listen carefully as their teacher reads the story “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything” by Linda Williams. Students listen for key verbs such as clomp and wiggle throughout the story and as they hear them, they will perform a specific physical movement such as stomping their feet or wiggling their fingers. This is great for focusing on psychomotor and cognitive skills.

Baseball Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids take you out to the ball game!  At Marlins' Park, they meet the team mascot, run on the field, pitch in the bullpen, bat in the batting cages, and hang out in the President’s Suite.  It’s a home run field trip!

Hello, Body! | The Healthy Kids Project

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Learn about the functions of our bones and muscles and their importance in helping us move.

The Couch Potato Blues | The Healthy Kids Project

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Learn that food and physical activity affect how we feel. Healthy choices help us to feel good and to perform at our best!

Fireflies Musical Yoga for Kids

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Fireflies Musical Yoga for Kids is a 12-part series, consisting of three-minute instructional videos presented by Kira Willey, nationally acclaimed kindie artist and musical yogini. It provides educators with a wonderful tool to help children connect their bodies and minds to music and positivity.  Each segment is tied to positive character strengths to aid teachers in promoting positive behaviors. Kira encourages children with movement and music through her interactive yoga lessons. Her unique approach marries original music with yoga, fostering a deep connection and understanding of the importance of incorporating fitness and focus throughout the day. 

Angles | What's Good

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Take the court with retired NBA star and current basketball analyst Kendall Gill to learn about the science of the perfect shot. We use angles every day—to build ramps and slides, steer a car, shoot basketballs, throw baseballs, and kick soccer balls. In fact, the science of angles is in almost every sport we play and every movement we make, so go out and play a game with your kids.

For use at home with your children, see our Science of Angles Lesson Plan!

Horse Farm Field Trip

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On this field trip, Penny and the KidVision VPK kids visit Condee Horse Farm and learn the names of horse body parts, feed horses, ride a horse, and run like a horse. Giddy Up!

Fitness Bingo

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This Kindergarten through 5th grade activity puts a spin on traditional bingo.  Each student gets a fitness bingo card. Finding a new partner for each exercise, students will do the exercise then sign their partner’s paper. Students will continue this until all spots have been filled. This lesson focuses on different exercises to move the whole body (psychomotor skills) as well as team work (affective skills).

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Sight Word Spelling

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In this interactive Kindergarten through 2nd grade activity, literacy and exercise unite! Using sight word flashcards, students use their bodies to spell out simple sight words. The use of their creativity and imaginations is encouraged so students can also identify how to make their bodies long, round, wide and narrow. This lesson primarily focuses on the use of psychomotor, cognitive andaffective skills.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions. 

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