Physical Education Teacher - Riccardi & Grant D. Morse Elementary Schools
Head Coach - Varsity Cross Country, Track
E-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Contingency PE, Spring 2020
Children (and adults) should be active for 60 minutes each day – the effects of which build strong muscles, enhance fitness and research shows that students who are physically active, having improved cognitive performance. Basically, moving around clears the mind and helps one to think more clearly. Oh, and it is alsoFUN to run around and given the choice between fun and no fun, we recommend fun (as long as Cat in a Hat is not proposing it – some kinds of fun can backfire, we are promoting safe fun).
So wherever you are and whatever your situation – find a way to move and have fun.
Below are some proposals and challenges.
While out of school, try to do one square a day.
Color in the ones you did at home and return to Coach B.
Work hard, be kind and we'll see you soon!
Vacuum or sweep your bedroom
Make an obstacle course and time yourself going through it
Do 20 toe touches
Run around your house 4 times
Walk up and down your stairs 10 times
Take a walk outside for 20 minutes
Rake leaves in your yard or pull weeds in flower beds
Do 50 sit ups
Create a circuit with 5 exercises. Do 10 reps for each exercise and 3 sets.
Help fold and put away laundry
Make and eat a smoothie with fruits and vegetables
Take you dog for a walk
Stretch your legs while watching a 30 minute show
Ride your bike for 30 minutes
Clean your room
Empty the dishwasher or clean dishes
Do 20 pushups and take out the trash
Help make a healthy dinner
Create a new game and have someone play with you
Play outside for 1 hour
Draw a picture of your backyard
Throw a ball with a family member
Eat dinner at the table with your family
Do 100 jumping jacks
Jump rope or hula hoop for 30 minutes
Some Fitness Goals for Out of School:
Grade Mile Run/Walk Sit-ups Push-ups Flexed Arm Hang
3 12:30 25 8 8 seconds
4 12:00 30 9 9 seconds
5 11:00 35 10 10 seconds
6 10:30 40 11 11 seconds