In PE, students work on improving motor skills and movement patterns. They practice hopping, skipping and jumping. Students also practice throwing and catching. Kicking and dribbling with their feet is good to practice as well. Students become be aware of the space around them and grow their ability to balance.
Digital Tools to Support PE
CosmicKidsYoga is a YouTube channel that has fun yoga adventures for kids. Moovlee is an animated monkey that leads 4-10 minute workout videos for kids ages 3-5. With a focus on meditation, yoga, and cardio, Moovelee will get your kids moving. Students can dance along with Kids Bop to videos of popular G rated songs. Go Noodle has interactive videos that combine movement with mindfulness.
Non-Digital Tools to Support PE
Jump ropes and balls are good tools to have. Students can also use their body weight to build physical fitness. For example, holding the pushup position or doing animal walks.