Activity 2: My Big Muscles

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Children love to move. Physical development plays an important role in building children’s self-esteem, confidence, fitness, and well-being. Daily physical activity will develop habits that lead to better physical health.

Health & Safety: Activity 2

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bigmusclesChildren love to move. Physical development plays an important role in building children’s self-esteem, confidence, fitness, and well-being. Daily physical activity will develop habits that lead to better physical health.

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Children will be involved in recess and in organized physical education activities where they will learn basic skills such as hopping, twirling, kicking, throwing, catching, skipping, and dancing.

Activity: Obstacle Course

Select an area with your child to create an obstacle course. Help your child plan a safe path and select obstacles. Have your child decide how he/she would like to move (walk, crawl, jump, run, roll, gallop, hop, spin) through the course. For example, “I will climb over the swing and then hop to the slide. I will climb up the ladder and slide down the slide.”

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