Physical Activity Concepts:Health Related Components of Fitness (all will be covered, but in no particular order)
1. Cardiovascular Endurance
2. Muscular Strength
3. Muscular Endurance
5. Body Composition
***Students will understand how engaging in fun, physical activity early in the day will benefit their mind and body throughout the rest of the school day.
Games and Activities:
*Body awareness (Personal/General space)
*Throwing and catching games
*Tag games (to promote cardiovascular fitness)
*Cooperative games (to promote social and emotional development)
*Jump Roping (individual and long rope)
Making Healthy Choices
*Importance of three meals a day
*Understanding of bad foods and good foods. Also understand that bad foods may be eaten in extreme moderation.
*Importance of fruits and vegetables in the daily diet
*Understanding that the type of food you eat throughout the day will affect the way your body feels.
*Importance of staying hydrated and drinking a lot of water, while staying away from sodas and juices high in sugar
*Create eating goals/logs