"Getting a workout in with kids around doesn’t have to be complex. In fact, it can even be fun! The secret isn’t finding time without the kids. The secret is inviting the kids to workout with you. Here’s a look at 12 workouts you can do with your kids, in your home."
Fitness & Nutrition
This collection is full of ideas to keep your body fit and healthy.
"We’ve rounded up the best YouTube workouts — we’re talking everything from traditional aerobics, to ballet, to high-intensity interval training routines — so you can keep your physique in tip-top shape."
Discover activities for preschool to grade 12.
*Reading & Writing
"Enjoy doing yoga workouts from home with your favourite trainers such as Jillian Michaels, Jane Fonda, Billy Blanks Jr., Tara Stiles and many others. This channel might offer the best variety of any out there – It even includes meditations with Deepak Chopra (maybe a good way to relax AFTER your workout!)"
Kids Workouts To Do At Home, The Body Coach is a popular YouTube channel that features free, easy-to-follow, at-home workouts for everyone, including kids. Get fit no matter your fitness level with these active, engaging 5-8 minute videos.
"Free home workouts to everyone, no matter what their fitness levels. It's taken me a long time to grow it but it now has over 250+ free workouts and reaches millions of people all over the world."
This is a playlist of 191 videos you can do with your students (of various ages) to get them up and moving!
Simply project the video and let the students move along to it.
"Why take brain breaks?
Brain breaks allow children the opportunity to mentally rest their brain by diverting their mind into movements that allow them to:
• release stress
Regular brain breaks enhance attentiveness, concentration, focus and accelerate learning by allowing children to release their energy, anxiety and stress. Brain breaks also increase circulation, promote physical fitness and coordination."
"The Move to Learn Team is EXCITED to debut a redesigned website and a new collection of FREE classroom videos to help teenage students shake out the energy and regain focus! "
This site is great because there are videos targeted toward teenagers and most break breaks are for younger kids.
There are also collections for Prek-K, K-3 and 4-6.
This playlist has brain breaks for prek-grade 12!
This site offers the opportunity for students to Code a Dance Party to share with their friends. Use coding and music to be creative. Included are dance party activities, teacher resources, and an unplugged dance party activity where no computers are needed and student can learn coding concepts to choreograph a dance party. together. Look for lots of videos and resources for inspiration.
There are a series of videos for movement, brain breaks, yoga, and energizing breaks with younger kids!
There are videos for:
Movement & Yoga
"Do Yoga with Me is one of my personal favourite sources for good home workouts, obviously of the yoga variety! Many of their classes are filmed outdoors in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. The level of instruction is top-notch and there are videos that focus on pretty much every part of the body (e.g. hips, hamstrings, back, etc.), so you can target the area that you need to work on most."
Any video with a plus symbol in an orange/yellow circle requires a subscription but all others are free to access. You can use the filters at the top of the page to filter your search.
Students have access to a number of courses in the area of:
*Social & Emotional Learning
*Health & Wellness
*College & Career Readiness
Sun West students - ask your teacher to add you to a course! Currently we access Everfi via the Clever portal. Leila Pullum (firstname.lastname@example.org) is here to respond to student and teacher support questions, so please don’t hesitate to reach if you need help.
NEW courses are being added regularly.
Healthier Me Jr
Healthier Me Middle School
Hockey Scholar Math & Science
Endeavour STEM Career Exploration
Ignition Digital Safety & Citizenship
Mental Wellness Basics
High Schools 9-12
Mental Wellness Basics
Prescription Drug Safety
EVERFI Financial Literacy
he choices students learn to make when they’re young can have a lasting impact on their lifetime well-being, happiness, and academic success. But 96% of elementary schools are unable to provide daily physical education. EVERFI’s Healthier Me is an innovative, games-based digital course that educates elementary school students about the importance of well-balanced meals and physical activity, preparing them to make healthy, informed decisions when it comes to nutrition and fitness and securing healthier, happier futures for the next generation.
This Course Covers
Making healthy decisions
Eating well-balanced meals
Nutritional properties of foods
Benefits of physical activity
Balancing strength, endurance, and flexibility