Be Fit For Life K-6 School Programs
Active Bodies. Active Minds.
Be Fit For Life Centre staff are certified and experienced in developing creative programs to incorporate physical activity into the classroom. Contact Your Regional Be Fit For Life Centre to book workshops or order resources
Workshops and Resources for K – Grade 6:
- Move & Play through Physical Literacy
- Yoga Techniques for the Classroom
- Resistance Bands for Elementary Students
- Active Living Challenge – Active Body Adventure
- Active Aliens
Move & Play through Physical Literacy (Ages 3 – 12)
The Be Fit For Life Network has created the Move & Play through Physical Literacy cards to assist activity leaders interested in integrating Physical Literacy into a variety of programs, activities and environments. These cards are designed to be used in a variety of applications including the home, school or community settings. Over 75 cards are included in this set, focusing on Active Start, FUNdamentals, and Learn to Train stages of the Long Term Athlete Development Model.
To order the cards email inquires or order form to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Move & Play Details and Fees
- Active Start Card Example – Ages 3 – 6
- FUNdamentals Example – Ages 6 – 9
- Learn to Train Example – Ages 10 – 12
ActiveAte (Grade 4 – 6)
The ActiveAte resource kit offers a unique approach to lifestyle change combining the three components essential to the development of a healthier lifestyle in one complete program; nutrition education, behavioral change and physical activity. The tools provided in the kit include eight lesson plans, energizers, fitness challenges and games as well as an electronic participant manual. For more information on ActiveATE!
ActiveAte resource kit is designed to:
- To teach children the importance of, and the necessary skills to lead long, healthy and productive lives.
- To teach children the importance of making healthy food choices, participating in regular physical activity and feeling good about themselves in the achievement and maintenance of a healthy lifestyle.
Yoga Techniques for the Classroom (Grade 1 – 6)
Are you looking for a way to incorporate Yoga into your classroom? The new Yoga Techniques for the Classroom Program includes both PowerPoint and Yoga Cards to help bring energy, balance, calm and relaxation to staff and students. This session includes yoga techniques, games, discussion, and brainstorming.
Cat Pose Card Front
Cat Pose Card Back
Resistance Bands for Elementary Students (K – Grade 6)
Resistance bands make great choices for exercise equipment! They are inexpensive, portable and surprisingly versatile. From the gym to the classroom, be creative and plan active learning activities that incorporate resistance bands in a variety of subject areas. Use resistance bands in a SHAPES unit in math, a SUPERHERO theme in language arts, or a SPIDER theme in science. This session can be offered as a professional development session for teachers as well as an in-school session for students.
Resistance Bands and Math Example
Active Living Challenge – Active Body Adventure (Grade 4 – 6)
Fun, interactive, and motivating, the Active Living Challenge – Active Body Adventure focuses on the importance for grades 4 to 6 students to lead active, healthy lifestyles.
In its four components, the Active Body Adventure (ABA) demonstrates to students the concepts of cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, and muscular endurance (strength), as well as exploring the benefits of maintaining these areas of personal fitness.
This program may be used support student learning in your delivery of Alberta’s Physical Education Curriculum.
ABA Table of Contents
In its four components, the Active Body Adventure (ABA) demonstrates to students the concepts of cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, and muscular endurance (strength), as well as exploring the benefits of maintaining these areas of personal fitness. Students will experience the Active Body Adventure and learn how THEY CAN make their body move!
- Cardio Groove – I can make my heart move!
- Flexibility Call – I can reach for the wall!
- Leg Blast – I can last!
- Hold Your Core – I can stay off the floor!
Active Aliens (Grade K – 3)
An ‘active’ presentation for Elementary School students to promote the concepts of active living in a fun and interactive manner that is out of this world!
Students will participate in a variety of activities, selected to be age appropriate and in the “alien” theme. Teachers will be provided with follow-up activities to keep promoting active living in the school.
Grades K – 3 will participate in a variety of active living games learning that:
- Active Living is good for you!
- Active Living is fun for you!
- Active Living is up to you