Resources

Latest Parents Resources


February 19, 2016

One of the biggest hesitations that teachers have to getting their students up and moving seems to be that the students get so wound up that they have trouble calming back down and starting to work again.  Some students definitely need more time or instruction on how to transition from movement time to work time, however the benefits of being active throughout the day are crucial to student’s attention and learning.

This week I had the pleasure of working with  Elissa...

Read More
April 1, 2015

"Our kids are ready to move....and YOU can help them take the first step:

- to discover the joy of moving and playing - to be inspired to try new activities - to be a successful participant in sport - to become a lifelong mover

The Partners for Physical Literacy have developed a series of infographics for use by Families, Educators, Coaches and Community members. These infographics provide great information on:

What is Physical Literacy? Why is it important? What actions can I...

Read More
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...

Read More
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.

Read More
January 13, 2013

If we put things in writing we tend to commit to them.  Download the Family Physical Activity Policy and fill it out together.  Sign it and place it somewhere in the home for all to see.  It is okay to start small, just be sure to start!

 

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
December 13, 2012
This physical activity involves students working in pairs and using a piece of crumpled paper.  A great activity to use in the classroom to incorporate physical activity and re-engage students.  Also a very simple activity to challenge family members at home.  Courtesy of Saskatchewan in motion.
Read More

Supporters