Physical Education

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.

How Does Lifestyle Affect Diabetes?

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In this animated video segment adapted from the Eagle Books series produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an American Indian boy named Rain That Dances meets Mr. Eagle, who is sad about the health of the people in the village. Mr. Eagle describes how hard work and physical activity used to be a way of life, making people strong and healthy, but now many people are sick with diabetes because of their new lifestyles. Rain That Dances learns how to prevent diabetes by eating healthy traditional foods and being more active, like his ancestors.

Gymnastics Field Trip

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Join Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids at Miami Gymnastics Academy!  They stretch, run and jump on the tumble track, act like animals on the balance beam, lift their bodies on the bars, and learn rhythmic gymnastics. This field trip wins a gold medal!

Deal or No Deal

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In this exciting video for grades 2 through 5, students get to unite the cognitive and psychomotor skills.  Students pick a card with an exercise such as 20 crunches on it. They then decide whether to take the deal by showing a thumbs-up or to decline the deal by showing a thumbs-down. Students may pass once and then must perform the exercise on the second card they select.

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

Epilepsy & Inclusion | Move to Include

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Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that is often misunderstood. Mike Radell, Camp EAGR director explains what epilepsy is and how the camp supports kids and their siblings. Campers and sisters, MacKenzie and Kaitlyn describe how to be inclusive of those with epilepsy.

Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

How Exercise Can Improve Your Memory | BrainCraft

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In this episode, we look at the health benefits to your brain of doing regular exercise.

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!

Happy Healthy Kids | Like a Tree

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In this episode of Happy Healthy Kids, Miss Kelsey models how the tree pose keeps the mind and body centered. Try it with your family and create a balanced and focused “Family Forest”!

Spanish Action Verbs

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In this Kindergarten through 5th grade interactive video, students learn about Spanish action verbs while exercising! Using their cognitive skills, students listen as the Spanish teacher calls out an action verb in Spanish and then the classroom teacher says the same verb in English. Students listen closely to both and then perform the physical task, using their psychomotor skills, to do things like dance and hop. 

Cyberchase: 60 is the Magic Number

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In this media-rich activity from Cyberchase, students learn that 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity a day contributes to a healthy lifestyle that can keep you fit. Activities can take place in smaller chunks throughout the day to add up to a total of 60 minutes. Students use addition and a running tally to keep track of activity minutes that add up to 60 minutes.

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