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Title:
Preschoolers & kindergartners moving & learning
Author:
Pica, Rae, 1953-
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Preschoolers and kindergartners moving and learning
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, [2014]
Physical Description:
xiv, 179 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Summary:
"Physical education, a critical part of the early childhood curriculum, helps children develop lifelong love for fitness. This movement program includes standards-based lesson plans with eighty fun activities, along with a CD with more than twenty original songs. Each activity includes adaptations to use with children who have special needs"--

"Physical education is a critical part of the early childhood curriculum, and it helps children develop lifelong love for fitness and healthy habits. This movement program includes standards-based lesson plans with many fun activities"--
Language:
English
Contents:
Benefits of Moving & Learning -- Benefits to Children with Special Needs -- Meeting Standards -- Implementing the Program -- Preschoolers and Kindergartners: Developmental Considerations -- Lesson 1 Heads, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes -- Let's Bend -- Let's Walk -- Exploring Up and Down -- Lesson 2 Show Me -- Let's Stretch -- Walking Along Again -- Big and Little -- Lesson 3 My Fingers -- Bending and Stretching -- Let's Run -- Bridges and Tunnels -- Lesson 4 See My Hands -- Let's Shake -- Creepy-Crawly -- Making Shapes -- Lesson 5 See My Face -- Let's Sway -- Let's Jump -- Pop Goes the Weasel -- Lesson 6 Simon Says -- Let's Bounce -- Rabbits and 'Roos -- Moving Backward -- Lesson 7 The Body Song -- Exploring Bending and Stretching -- Moving Like Animals -- Moving Slow/Moving Fast -- Lesson 8 Mirror Game -- Let's Turn -- Marching Band -- Exploring Body and Spatial Directions -- Lesson 9 Hands-Hands-Hands -- Let's Sit -- Let's Leap -- Moving Softly/Moving Loudly -- Lesson 10 A Face Has Many Roles in Life -- Let's Push and Pull -- Let's Gallop -- Marching Slow/Marching Fast -- Lesson 11 Switcheroo! -- Let's Strike -- Follow the Leader -- High and Low -- Lesson 12 Body-Part Relationships -- Let's Lift -- Shadow Game -- Robots and Astronauts -- Lesson 13 Traveling Body Parts -- Let's Swing -- Locomotion I -- Exploring Force -- Lesson 14 Exploring Right and Left -- Let's Twist -- The Tightrope -- Exploring Movement Elements -- Lesson 15 Exploring Weight Placement -- In My Own Space -- Let's Hop -- Staccato/Legato -- Lesson 16 -- Counting Body Parts -- Imitating Movement -- Let's Roll -- Getting Fast/Getting Slow -- Lesson 17 Arms in Motion -- Let's Focus -- Let's Slide -- Getting Louder/Getting Softer -- Lesson 18 Legs in Motion -- Pass a Movement -- Let's Skip -- Common Meters -- Lesson 19 Body-Halves Opposition -- Dodging in Place -- Locomotion II -- Different Strokes -- Lesson 20 Left Side/Right Side -- Combining Nonlocomotor Skills -- Combining Locomotor Skills -- Exploring Space.
ISBN:
9781605542683
Format :
Book