Use these lessons to teach a unit on running and watch your students have fun while improving their coordination, athleticism, and form.
Most able-bodied kids can put one foot in front of the other—but they have to learn powerful, effective running. Form, pacing, and breath are learned skills that support exercise which is fun, even exhilarating! Now NYRR has created the first set of comprehensive teaching modules to provide everything you need to get kids up, moving and having fun.
This free resource for elementary P.E. teachers includes a series of playful, interactive physical activities for kids of all fitness levels. Your students will have fun while building important P.E. skills and learning how to run safely and effectively.
Students learn to move with head held high and eyes looking forward—improving balance and increasing speed.
Fun, silly-seeming exercises to help young runners relax their facial muscles and in turn, relax their running.
A playful way to experience how attitude affects running, acting out various moods while on the run
Fun movements to help young athletes prepare their bodies for running
Body control is key for kids imitating various amusing animals as they play tag.