Lindsay, A. 2020, Simon Says, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno

Pre-K Standards

Physical Development: 1.PK.1, 2.PK.2, 2.PK.3, 3.PK.1, 3.PK.2, 4.PK.1
Social/Emotional: 5.PK.1a

Instructions

Play Simon Says and instruct your children to do different activities like:

  • Arm and leg stretches
  • Jumping jacks
  • Bunny hops
  • Balancing on right or left foot

Skills

(May vary on physical activities chosen)

  • Light cardio
  • Muscle strengthening
  • Jumping
  • Hopping
  • Skipping
  • Balancing on one foot

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Associated Programs

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Healthy Kids Resource Center

A one-stop shop for evidence-based research, resources, curricula, activities and materials that focus on obesity prevention for teachers and parents of young children. It is designed to educate parents and teachers as well as provide the tools needed to teach young children how to live a healthy lifestyle.

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The toolkit will assist parents, child care providers and teachers with integrating physical activity throughout each day and providing programming that helps children meet age-level physical activity recommendations.

 

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