Early Childhood Teaching Tips: Physical Activity and Readiness Skills

June 5th, 2012

Connecting movement with readiness skills during physical activity plays an important role in the preschool environment. To create an environment which integrates school readiness and physical activity, incorporate the following: Colors Use manipulatives of various basic colors. Shapes Use spot markers, hoops, and parachutes for circle recognition. Use ribbon hoops, scarves, and ropes to form […]

How to Fill After-School Time with Fun Physical Activity

June 4th, 2012

What waits for our students when they get out of school? Is it an empty house with nothing but an HD TV and a computer? Or is it a long walk home through unsavory streets lined with equally unsavory characters? Or is it an hour of high-energy fun? Hopefully your students are engaging in fun […]