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March 10, 2015

Children learn through play, and they do best when learning is active.

Hop is designed for early learning practitioners, caregivers and families as they interact with children who are three to five years old. Part of the LEAP BC™ family of resources, The Hop™ Family Resource includes 50 fun-filled activities and ideas for play that integrate physical movement, oral language, early literacy and healthy eating.

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March 17, 2014

Go Noodle is an interactive website that allows educators and program leaders an opportunity to engage children and youth in various movement activities.  As the site explains, Go Noodle provides short activities that can be used to energize youth.  These short energizers are ideal to use within a classroom setting where there is access to a data projector.  The classroom or group works together to earn points each time they are engaged in movement.  Sign up and add this to your repertoire...

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December 2, 2013

Clap, Slap, Cheer is a fantastic movement activity that can be done in any space.  This powerpoint has letters that represent a different movement:

C          Clap  (clap hands three times)

S          Slap  (high five someone next to you)

H         Hooray  (arms up high and cheer “Hooray”)

Simply put up a slide and have the group read the letters from left to right and perform the movements.

In some cases you will see letters capitalized.  Stand up to perform the movement for...

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February 1, 2013

5-a-day provides five-minute exercise routines packed with high energy, low impact movements for primary students. All the routines are fully demonstrated on-screen and designed especially for projection onto interactive whiteboards. View website for other videos.

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January 29, 2013

1 2 3 is a simple activity that can be used when needing a physical activity break.  How often are your students/children active in a day at school?  Remember it is a shared responsibility of home, school and community to get our youth active!

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January 22, 2013

Kids need 60 minutes of physical activity each day and more is better. The school is a great place for them to work towards this. Evolution is a great activity to do in the classroom to get students active! Try this activity and the other activities from the in motion DPA video series.

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January 15, 2013

Rock Paper Scissors is a simple activity that can be used when needing a decision made or in this case used in a game to get people moving.  Remember it is a shared responsibility of home, school and community to get our youth active!

 

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January 8, 2013

All you need is a crumpled piece of paper and your imagination.  Recycle Bin will get students up and moving while problem solving.  Work alone or in pairs.  A great activity to use in a small space to incorporate physical activity and re-engage students.  Courtesy of Saskatchewan in motion.

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January 8, 2013

This physical activity involves students working in groups and using a piece of crumpled paper.  A great activity to use in the classroom or open space to incorporate physical activity and re-engage students.  Courtesy of Saskatchewan in motion.

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January 8, 2013

This physical activity puts a twist on a classic and can be done in pairs or as a larger group.  Try this in your class to get kids active.  Remember it is a shared responsibility to get our youth active for at least 60 minutes and more is better.  Courtesy of Saskatchewan in motion.

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