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Preschoolers and Kindergartners Moving and Learning

A Physical Education Curriculum

Preschoolers and Kindergartners Moving and Learning by Rae Pica
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80 movement activities for preschoolers and kindergartners

Physical education is a critical part of every early childhood curriculum. Children need to move to channel their energies in creative, beneficial ways and to learn habits for lifelong health and fitness. Preschoolers and Kindergartners Moving & Learning provides 80 developmentally appropriate activities that contribute to a well-rounded curriculum in any classroom or program.

The book contains
An updated introduction reflecting new research and trends in early childhood health and fitness and information on how movement benefits children’s learning and development
Twenty lesson plans, each with one body parts activity, one nonlocomotor activity, one locomotor skill experience, and one activity exploring an element of movement, for a total of 80 activities
Extension ideas and adaptations to use with children who have special needs
Curriculum connections for each activity and explanations about how activities are aligned with and meet early learning standards from NAEYC and AAHPERD
Original music to add joy and energy to the activities

Redleaf Press; March 2014
160 pages; ISBN 9781605542713
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Title: Preschoolers and Kindergartners Moving and Learning
Author: Rae Pica