Teacher Resource Links

Below are links to some of our favorite resources developed by reputable organizations and companies who support quality physical activity and physical education for children. Some resources provide general information for teachers while others provide lesson ideas, new products and programs, and other activities. Some resources are free and others require purchasing. You can find additional resources in the Active@Home section.

TEACHER PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INFORMATION

2020-21 School Reentry Considerations: K-12 Physical Education, Health Education, and Physical Activity
https://www.shapeamerica.org//advocacy/Reentry/K-12_School_Reentry_Considerations.aspx
 

Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program
https://www.shapeamerica.org/cspap/?hkey=67bc4e83-cfe4-46f6-8efa-1ab023a27e27
 

Active Schools
https://www.activeschoolsus.org/
 

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
https://www.thewalkingclassroom.org/
 

ACTIVITY IDEAS

The Daily Mile
A walking/running program for elementary age children to encourage 15 minutes (approximately a mile) of walking/running outside each day. Children can be signed up online to track progress by parents or teachers.
https://www.thedailymile.us/
 

BOKS
Free activity packs can be downloaded for use at home or in school using minimal equipment.
https://www.bokskids.org
 

The Walking Classroom
Children listen to educational podcasts that strengthen the physical, mental, and academic health while walking at school or at home. ($)
https://www.thewalkingclassroom.org/
 

GoNoodle
Movement and mindfulness videos available for free at school and home.
https://www.gonoodle.com
 

UNICEF Kid Power
Free videos to encourage physical activity at school or at home.
www.unicefkidpower.org
 

Math and Movement
A kinesthetic multi-sensory program that incorporates movement in learning math and reading. ($)
https://mathandmovement.com/
 

ActiveED/Walkabouts
Web-based lessons for PreK-2 that integrate movement with math, language arts, and reading content. ($)
https://getwalkabouts.com/
 

EduMotion
Social emotional learning through movement and the arts. ($)
https://edumotion.com/
 

Adventure to Learning
Educational videos that integrates physical activity with subjects in the core curriculum. ($)
https://www.adventure2learning.com/