Whether elementary students are learning in the physical school environment or at home, SPARK me•we•3 is a great resource to help develop a variety of basic movement and manipulative skills so they will experience success and feel comfortable during present and future physical activity pursuits.
The program features activities for me (individual child),
we (partner = child + parent/sibling/family member), and 3 (small group = child + family members/friends).
Download content from SPARKfamily.org and use year-after-year. Post content on school learning management system (LMS) or send home via email. School receives one license key to SPARKfamily.org
Parents or guardians can purchase an individual subscription to access the content directly. User receives one license key to SPARKfamily.org.
Proper equipment is the key to successfully implementing any program. These hand-selected equipment packages were designed specifically for the me•we•3 at-home physical activity program and include everything you need. And best of all, each package is made up of the industry’s top-quality equipment exclusively from GOPHER!
Each theme is broken down into skills. The activities within each skill are best completed in the order they are presented, as they build upon each other. The activities are aligned with SHAPE America National PE Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes. View the activity and Standards/Outcomes alignment here.
Each activity includes the following:
SPARK me•we•3 activity sessions are designed to be approximately 5-15 minutes long. However, some sessions may be played for longer durations. SPARK me•we•3 activities may be repeated anytime, and we encourage parents, family members, and children to modify and enhance them.
SPARK me•we•3 offers materials to support at least 3 activity sessions per week for 36-weeks for both K-2 and 3-5:
Reminder: Activities may be repeated to offer more days of activity per week. In addition, there are Home Play Worksheets that can be completed 1x/month during the school year. The Activity Tracking Sheet can be used by children and parents to keep track of the activities completed and shared with the child’s physical education teacher. The Challenge Tracking Sheet allows children to keep track of their activity challenges to show improvement over time.
The 10 Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Skill Definition Cards can be used 1 per month during the school year. Parent / Guardian can use these cards to define and teach the skill and facilitate discussion.