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My products encourage active learning in the classroom. Products include materials for classroom teachers and physical educators for getting children active in the classroom and outdoors.

My products encourage active learning in the classroom. Products include materials for classroom teachers and physical educators for getting children active in the classroom and outdoors.
10 Rainy Day and Snow Day Activities for Indoor Recess and PE
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10 Rainy Day and Snow Day Activities for Indoor Recess and PE

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This article are part of many positive activities appropriate for rainy days that keep kids active and burn off excess energy allowing students to focus and sit during afternoon lessons. The National Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Association, created a list of activities designed for indoor activities for getting kids active called Integrating Physical Activity into the Complete School Day. The article is a list of activities that could be conducted for indoor recess or physical education activities on inclement days.
Sports Activity Die
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Sports Activity Die

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Enjoy this set of dice for indoor recess or physical education activities. Roll the number die for the number of repetitions to perform the sports motion. Roll the sports die to determine the sports activity. Students take turns rolling the dice and can make up a sports motion like striking if the die lands on the baseball player. Students can make their own dice prior to playing the activity.
 Workout Exercise Cards
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Workout Exercise Cards

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This set of 12 workout cards shows an illustration of the various exercises to be performed. Set includes: Push ups, leg lifts, bent knee toe touches and more. Great for Brain Breaks and indoor recess or physical education.
Beach Day Brain Break Cards
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Beach Day Brain Break Cards

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Beach Day Brain Break Cards Grab this set of Beach Day Brain Break Cards that’s sure to motivate active learning. Brain Breaks help to focus children, re-energize them and get them up and moving in a classroom. Students have fun with a Beach Day “themed” set of 19 brain break cards. Some examples include: jump the waves, walk like a crab, and fly like a seagull. ©2015 Bossenmeyer Printable version * Print pages on card stock * Laminate if you prefer *Cut out cards. *Hole punch and put on a ring.
Character Education Posters
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Character Education Posters

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This is a set of 10 Character Education Posters. The topics include: Courage, honesty, compassion, generosity, perseverance, responsibility, respect, cooperation friendship and kindness. Each topic has a quote that better defines the theme for example for the Kindness Poster the quote is: A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. The Courage quote says, "Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Winston Churchill.
Exercise Cards
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Exercise Cards

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This set of Exercise Cards are easy to use and describe the exercises in the set, as well as, have an illustration for each task card.
Exercise Cards
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Exercise Cards

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This set of Exercise Cards are easy to use and describe the exercises in the set, as well as, have an illustration for each task card. The digital download provides instant access to the pdf format of 12 exercise cards. This makes a great edition to the Peaceful Playgrounds line of products for a quick instant activity or warm-up that can be student lead.
Back to School "Get-To-Know You" Games
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Back to School "Get-To-Know You" Games

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This is a four game set of Back to School "Get to Know You" Games. These are icebreaker type games for children in grades K-5. You do not need any equipment for these games and no prep required. The four games are : 1) "I'll Stand By You", 2) Name Bingo, 3) Never Have I Ever, and 4) Uncommon Commonalities. All games can be played indoors in a classroom or outdoors for physical education.
Playground Supervision: A How To Guide for Playground Supervisors
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Playground Supervision: A How To Guide for Playground Supervisors

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PLAYGROUND SUPERVISION: A How To Guide For Playground Supervisors The book will include: Chapter 1 includes Featured Articles on: Playground Supervision Reduces Injuries, People Make a Difference on the Playground, Playground Supervision Accident or Injury, The Effects of Peaceful Playgrounds on Injuries and Playgrounds Can Be Safe: Injury Reduction. Chapter 2 includes Tip Sheets for playground supervisors to take to the playground or to hand out to playground supervisors at the beginning of the school year: Playground Supervisors Tip Sheet, Ten Tips for Improving Playground Supervision, Tips and Techniques for Supervising the Playground, How to Respond to Discipline Issues on the Playground, and a sheet on Playground Supervisor’s Instructions. Chapter 3 consists of forms that may be helpful in supervising the playground including: Equipment Checkout Form, Playground Behavior Reports, and a Public Playground Safety Checklist and an article on Handling Emergencies on the Playground. Chapter 4: Guides consists of various guides for the playground including: A Playground Supervisor’s Guide and information on download two free guides 1) Dirty Dozen Playground Injuries and the Playground Safety Handbook from the CPSC. ***Digital DOWNLOAD*** In your hands immediately.
Pirate Parade Brain Break Cards
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Pirate Parade Brain Break Cards

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The Pirate Set of Brain Break cards are great for Rainy Days, Indoor PE, Outdoor PE class and in classroom Brain Breaks. Set includes: Swim to shore, Walk with a peg leg, and hit the deck for 5 push ups.
Halloween Brain Break Cards
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Halloween Brain Break Cards

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Halloween Brain Break Card Set Includes: Bats Flying; Witches Whistle; Pumpkin Arm Lifts; Witches Whirling; Zombie Walk; Tossing Jack-O-Lanterns; Jump Like a Frog; Cat Walk; Candy Twist and Mummy Walk. Mummy The benefits of brain breaks include: 1. Improve focus 2. Motivate students 3. Re-energize students for learning 4. Rainy day & 5. Just plain fun! Brain Breaks by Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer
Cowboy and Cowgirl Rodeo Brain Break Cards
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Cowboy and Cowgirl Rodeo Brain Break Cards

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Grab this set of Cowboy and Cowgirl rodeo set of Brain Break Cards that’s sure to motivate active learning. Brain Breaks help to focus children, re-energize them and get them up and moving in a classroom. Students have fun with this Cowboy and Cowgirl Rodeo set of 16 brain break cards. Some examples include: gallop around the room like a horse, do your best line dance, and put on your cowboy/girl boots and do 10 kicks with each leg. ©2015 Bossenmeyer Printable version * Print pages on card stock * Laminate if you prefer *Cut out cards. *Hole punch and put on a ring.
Rock Star Brain Breaks
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Rock Star Brain Breaks

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Grab this set of Rock Star Brain Break Cards that’s sure to motivate active learning. Brain Breaks help to focus children, re-energize them and get them up and moving in a classroom. Students have fun with a Rock Star “themed” set of 16 brain break cards. Some examples include: Play the drums, Rock out on the keyboard, and dance like a first grader. ©2015 Bossenmeyer Printable version * Print pages on card stock * Laminate if you prefer *Cut out cards. *Hole punch and put on a ring.