PE at Home

This page is created in response to the COVID-19 School Closures

More to come. Visit the rest of the website for more content on child development through physical activity.

Goals

Stay Active - Raise your heart rate for at least 60 minutes a day.

Stay Safe - Stay home as much as you can. Wash your hands often. Practice Social Distancing when you leave your home.

Get Outside - Spend time outside safely when you can. What spaces you have at your home or near home take advantage and find a way to get out of the house.

Walks - See if you can go on a family walk. 

Be Creative - Find ways to be active at home. Use your imagination. 

Resources

 

Youtube Channels:

Cosmic Kids Yoga: Yoga and Mindfulness for kids

GoNoodle: Get kids moving to be their strongest, bravest, silliest, smartest, bestest selves.

Walk at Home

Kidz Bop

Moovlee: Moovlee is all about using exercise, meditation and breathing techniques to help children with their social, emotional and physical development.

Zumba with Dovydas 

Heart Rate Challenge 

Step 1: Find Your Heart Rate. Place two fingers on the side of your neck or the underside of your wrist. Wherever you can best feel your heartbeat. Did you find it?

Step 2: Heart Rate Math. See how many beats you feel in 15 seconds. Take that number and multiply by the number 4 to find your “BPM” or Beats Per Minute.

Step 3: Find Your Resting Heart Rate. This should be when you relaxed or after you just woke up. Resting Heart Rate:____________

Step 4: Let's find ways to raise your Heart Rate. Do the following activities for at least one minute and see how much your Heart Rate raises. After each activity immediately check your Heart Rate to find your BPM.

Walking:____________

Running:____________

Jumping:____________

Squats:_____________

Push Ups:___________

Sit-Ups:_____________

Stretching/Yoga:______

Step 5: Do some of your favorite activities (Playing Catch, Dribbling, Tag , Climbing Etc) and find your Heart Rate after those activities.

Step 6: Do activities you enjoy every day to raise your heart rate. Your goal is to elevate your heart rate well above your resting heart rate for 60 minutes every day.