02 Aug

SC 2019 Week 6 Bodies in Motion Update

This week in Bodies in Motion, our Discoveries and Adventures campers had a magical time exploring many engaging activities and cooperative games that supported their exploration and experiences with fairy tales. The students collaborated with one another, using effective communication while racing around the gym during our obstacle course relay race. It was great to see our friends using encouraging words and cheering on one another as they completed the relays. The students worked together to use different creative strategies when participating during our Wizards, Giants, and Elves game. Our friends also worked closely together to create miniature huts out of hula hoops as they participated in The Three Little Pigs and Big Bad Wolf game! We are so grateful for all of the wonderful memories we made in Bodies one Motion this summer!

26 Jul

SC 2019 Week 5 Bodies in Motion Update

This week in Bodies in Motion, our Discoveries and Adventures campers had a blast experiencing multiple engaging activities and cooperative games that supported their learning about our solar system and outer space. The students collaborated together and used effective communication when racing around space and collecting fuel for their rocket ship in order to make it back home during one of the games. They used words of encouragement and gave positive feedback as they worked together while participating during Alien Tag and Aliens vs Astronauts. Our friends also worked closely together as they maneuvered a huge, yellow exercise ball around the gym floor in order to represent our very own sun in space.

19 Jul

SC 2019 Week 4 Bodies in Motion Update

This week in Bodies in Motion, our Discoveries and Adventures campers experienced multiple engaging activities and cooperative games that supported their learning about the uses of technology and coding. The students displayed effective communication while completing different team building activities. The students strategized, collaborated, and planned out ideas as they created a code for their “robot” to cross to the other side of the gym while trying to avoid all the tricky obstacles. They understood that each student played an important role while working together as a team. Our friends also encouraged each other as they participated in a variety of stretches, dances, and exercises.

12 Jul

SC 2019 Week 3 Bodies in Motion Update

This week in Bodies in Motion, our Discoveries and Adventures campers experienced different engaging activities and team games that supported their discovery about dinosaurs during the prehistoric time period. The students used effective, positive communication as they worked together to complete T-Rex relay races. Our friends motivated each other as they participated in a range of dinosaur movement exercises and movements, such as those of the Tyrannosaurus Rex, Velociraptor, and Pterodactyl. One of our favorite games was Capture the Dinosaur Eggs, and we had so much fun playing and staying active with our teammates.

03 Jul

SC 2019 Week 2 Bodies in Motion Update

This week in Bodies in Motion, we explored activities and team games that supported our learning about plants, animals, and how to keep our earth clean. The students worked together to complete horse relay races and learned how to help keep our earth clean by playing Recycle Ball. The students cheered each other on as they participated in different animal movement exercises, such as crab walking, bear crawling, and frog hopping.

28 Jun

SC 2019 Week 1 Bodies in Motion Update

This week in Bodies in Motion, we explored activities and games that supported our learning about transportation and structures. The students collaborated with their friends and practiced their team building skills as they worked to construct foam block structures. They encouraged one another as they participated in scooter relays and completed obstacle courses while strengthening their fine and gross motor skills.

13 Jul

Bodies in Motion

This week in the Bodies in Motion class, campers did a collection of elementary P.E. games and activities that promoted participation, stressed cooperation over competition, and helped improve their self esteem by giving them a chance for success individually and as a team. We also did some soccer related games that tie into this week’s theme of Asia as soccer is very popular in many Asian countries.

06 Jul

Bodies in Motion

In honor of Australia we learned and played games that involved cooperation and body awareness.  In the Adventures group, campers played Sharks and Minnows. Discoveries had fun with Animal Round-up where they moved like their favorite animals.  Other games played during the week included bean bag tag!

29 Jun

Bodies in Motion

This week in bodies and motion we played cooperative team games, which focused on throwing and catching skills. On Friday, we will be playing modified baseball type games, as it is the most popular sport in North America to keep up with this week’s theme.