Village Table

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Village Table Nutrition Curriculum

Lesson 8: Being Physically Active

Physical activity is an important part of being healthy. Children will learn how physical activity helps their bodies to grow and ways that they can be active at home and at school.

This package contains:

  • Recommended book and materials list
  • Lesson overview:
    • Background information for teachers
    • Lesson objectives
    • Circle time discussion points and questions
    • Follow-up lesson questions
  • Circle time cards – 5 discussion picture cards with real-life images that will help teachers discuss key lesson objectives with students
  • Activity song (lyrics are sung to a popular tune) – This is the Way I Exercise
  • Activity 1: How Can I Be Active?
    • Group Activity
    • Activity instructions and discussion picture cards
  • Movement Activity: Going on a Bear Hunt
    • Group Activity
    • Activity instructions
  • Movement Activity: Walking a Tight Rope
    • Group Activity
    • Activity Instructions
  • Movement Activity: Activity Cube
    • Individual/Group Activity
    • Activity Instructions
  • Movement Activity: Class “Marathon”
    • Group Activity
    • Activity Instructions
  • Movement Activity: Tissue Dance Party
    • Group Activity
    • Activity Instructions
  • Family Take-Home Sheet

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