Fun Classroom Fitness Routines: Ages 4 to 9 is the perfect resource for classroom and physical educators who have limited space and physical education time but are still required to meet state or local mandates on minutes of physical activity time. This DVD and its companion, Fun Classroom Fitness Routines: Ages 10 to 14, will keep kids active and moving in a way that’s appropriate for their ages and interests.
This DVD was created to be used in a classroom—with no need for extensive equipment or instruction time. Students watch the DVD and follow along with award-winning educator and host Carol Scaini as she demonstrates each exercise routine. The DVD contains five ready-to-go fitness routines lasting 10 minutes each, plus a 7-minute warm-up and stretch routine. Each routine requires minimal prep time, and teachers can vary the routines to keep kids interested and having fun. The DVD includes printable PDF documents that contain descriptions of each exercise along with tips on presenting and managing those activities.
Fun Classroom Fitness Routines: Ages 4 to 9 will be a hit with busy teachers looking for fun ways to include physical activity in the day without making more demands on limited space or limited time.
DVD Menu Graphics List: Fun Classroom Fitness Routines for Ages 4 to 9
Full-Body Warm-Up and Stretch
Going on a Nature Hike
The Children in the Gym
Ball Fitness Routine
This product was authored by Human Kinetics based on the contributions of:
Carol Scaini, ME, is a teacher in Ontario and an additional-qualification health and physical educator instructor for the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. She has developed innovative health and physical education curriculums and projects since 1995 and has presented at several conferences. Ms. Scaini has received the CAHPERD Young Professional Award and numerous teaching awards, including the Prime Minister Award for Teaching Excellence and the Award of Distinction from the Peel District School Board, the latter in relation to her work in codeveloping Hooked on DPA (Daily Physical Activity). During her leisure time she enjoys being with family and friends as well as being active.