Physical Education

Go Outside and Play: Sports Communication | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Playing outside makes kids happier, healthier and stronger! In this segment, Abby Brown visits a softball practice and discovers constant communication is a crucial part of working together as a team in order to succeed.

Counting By 1's, 2's, 3's, 5's, and 10's

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This interactive Kindergarten through 5th grade math activity includes using different types of jumps to count. Some of the jumps used are jumping jacks and side to side jumps. As the students do different types of jumps, they count in various ways such as counting by 2’s, 3’s, and 5’s. This is a wonderful lesson combining cognitive and psychomotor skills.

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

Kinesiologist

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Look at this science career that studies the human body and teaches people exercise and other therapies to keep their bodies strong and healthy.

LifePrep Yoga | Move to Include

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LifePrep is a collaborative initiative of  the ARC of Monroe County, Victor Central School District and Nazareth College in Rochester, New York to provide programs for students with developmental disabilities. Their wellness program includes modified yoga. 

Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

Head Trauma from High School Football | FRONTLINE

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Discover why concussions and less traumatic forms of brain injury sustained while playing high school football are being met with greater scrutiny from science and society. Evidence gathered from the brains of deceased former professional athletes shows a progressive degenerative disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, which is linked with a history of concussions and can lead to depression, dementia, and even suicide. Researchers have found that the onset of CTE can occur even in people who have never suffered concussions. This resource is part of the FRONTLINE collection.

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.

Happy Healthy Kids | Exercise For a Healthy Me

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In this episode of Happy Healthy Kids, Miss Kelsey encourages kids to go outside and exercise. Keeping our body healthy provides energy and is a great way to love ourselves.

Minute to Win It

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This Kindergarten through 5th grade activity is based on the popular game show, Minute to Win It! Students form into groups of 4-5 and perform various exercises for one minute in order to gain points. Different exercises such as hopping on one foot and squat thrusts are worth different point values. As a bonus the last activity is worth double points. This lesson focuses on psychomotor, cognitive and affective skills.

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

Our Supersized Kids: Childhood Obesity

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Childhood obesity is a crippling crisis of supersized proportions. During the past four decades, obesity rates have soared among all ages, but no more so than in children ages 6 to 11. Today, nearly a third of our children and adolescents are overweight or obese. And the numbers continue to rise.

KSPS's Our Supersized Kids delves into the issues causing the childhood obesity epidemic in the Pacific Northwest and around the country and what’s being done about it. Families struggling with obesity are profiled along with successful programs. 

Use the video segments and discussion questions to help students explore the major causes of the childhood obesity epidemic and what can be done about it. Visit KSPS Education for additonal educator resources.

Camp EAGR: For Kids with Epilepsy & Their Siblings | Move to Include

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Camp EAGR is a camp for kids with epilepsy and their siblings. It is run by Epilepsy Pralid, Inc.  Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that can cause seizures. Kids have a regular camp experience knowing they have the supports in place if needed and other kids that understand them.

Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

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