March at little BIG fitness

Every month, I will add the fiteracy theme and an outline of the lesson plans for that block. As we progress through the theme, I will post pictures of what the kids are doing. Because they are awesome!

LITTLES THEME: ALL ABOUT ME.

SESSION 1: (Demo)

WELCOME: Parachute welcome & introduce selves.

CRAFT:

Book building: the ME book. Make a cover for your book. Write your name on the cover. You can decorate the cover however you like- you can draw or stick favorite things, use glitter or stickers, draw or stick a face. You can START this in class and finish it at home.

Hand: draw around your hand. Write what it is and how old you are. What can you do with your hands? Can you wave? Can you spread your fingers wide or close your hand into a fist? What are your hands good for? Eating? Picking up interesting things? Pass your books around so everyone can see them.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: Ball skills.

0 -2yo: practice rolling a ball to and from another baby say each babies name when you are going to roll to them. This will help develop fine motor skills, eye tracking, recognition of name and sharing concepts.

2-5 years old: practice throwing and catching a ball in pairs.

SONG: ‘dem bones. Head, shoulders knees & toes.

BOOK: the nice book.

HOMEWORK: Stick or draw a picture of you in your book & decorate it. Write your name.


SESSION 2:

WELCOME: Parachute welcome. Show & tell homework, pass around your books.

Feet. Draw around your feet & decorate the picture. What can you use your feet for? Can you kick a ball? Can you stand on your feet? Can you stand on one foot? Can you wiggle your toes? Lets do this little piggy/ puppy. Can you kick a ball?

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: ball skills.

0-2yo: parents help children kick a ball to each other, taking turns & saying each persons name as you kick the ball.

2-5yo: kick the ball to each other in pairs. Try to kick the ball to each other from your dots to the finish line marker.

SONGS: dem bones. Head, shoulders knees & toes.

BOOK:

HOMEWORK: What are a few of your favorite things? Draw or stick pictures in your book of some of your favorite things (food, activities, objects, colours, whatever YOU like). Write and say the names of these things.

Session 3:

WELCOME: Parachute welcome. Show & tell homework, pass around your books.

FACES: draw a face- what things have you got on your face & what can you do with them. Where are your eyes? Can you roll your eyes & look side to side? Look up and down? What about your mouth- what can you do with your mouth? Can you- eat? Poke out your tongue? Chomp! Where is your nose? What does your nose do? Can you wiggle your nose? Can you make a funny face? Can you waggle your head from side to side? Can you roll your head?

BOOK: Grumpy Gertie.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: Ball skills- basketball.

Line up on dots to start. One child holds the ‘net’ and another throws ball into the net, parents help younger children.

 

Session 4:

WELCOME: Parachute welcome. Show & tell homework, pass around your books.

BODIES: draw a BODY- what things have you got on your body & what can you do with them? Where are your arms? Can you wave your arms or do arm circles- can you flap your arms like a bird? Can you bend them? What about your legs- what can you do with your legs? Can you swing them back & forth and side to side? Can you you’re your knees? Can you jump and hop? Can you run and walk? What about your middle? Can you circle your hips or wiggle them from side to side? Can you twist? Can you bend? Can you put it all together and do a wiggly dance?

BOOK: Giraffes Can’t Dance.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: Lets dance! Shake a tail-feather!

SONGS: ‘Dem Bones. Head, Shoulders Knees & Toes. Shake a Tail-feather.