Lindsay, A. 2020, Alphabet Stretch, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, CM-2020

Pre-K Standards

Physical Development: 2.PK.2, 3.PK.1, 3.PK.2,
Social/Emotional: 2.PK.1b, 5.PK.1b, 5.PK.1d, 5.PK.2a, 5.PK.2b
Creative Expression: 5.PK.1, 5.PK.3

Instructions

  1. Divide kids into groups (groups of 4 works best)
  2. Each group will be assigned a letter of the alphabet
  3. Have the group work together and stretch into the assigned letterencouraging them to increase flexibility whether it be standing or sitting
  4. Have the other groups guess the letter

Skills

  • Stretching
  • Large gross motor movement
  • Balance

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