Physical activity is hugely important for everybody, especially children. Children who lead an active lifestyle are physically healthier, mentally healthier and more likely to achieve academically.
Children should be physically active for at least 60 minutes every day! That is difficult in lockdown so we have put together lots of activities and resources that you can use at home to help.
Every week we are going to have a Beat the Teacher Challenge!
This weeks challenge is below;
The Youth Sport Trust is running a virtual afterschool sports club every Tuesday and Thursday at 5 pm. It features special guests and loads of fun activities for children to do. It is live-streamed on their youtube channel;
Joe Wicks is putting on PE lessons for the whole nation every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. These great workouts are designed to be done at home;
Joe also has a large selection of videos on his channel aimed at getting younger children active at home. These 5 Minute Move videos are perfect as a break between work;
Active Board Games
Below is a selection of well-known board games that have been adapted to make them active. Have a go at playing them with someone at home.
The link below has lots of activities, that can be done at home, that link directly to the PE curriculum. There are explanation cards and instruction videos to go with each activity.
The Little Sports Youtube channel has lots of follow-along videos for a full body workout!
Yoga is not just for adults! In fact, it can give children very important life skills that can help them succeed in the world.
It improves children's strength, flexibility and can help with emotional wellbeing.
The Cosmic Kids youtube channel has some excellent Yoga videos designed especially for children;
The Telegraph in conjunction with Loughborough College are publishing daily online PE lessons aimed at meeting the curriculum needs for PE
Aimed at KS2 children these are a great way to develop skills whilst keeping active!