Physical education teaches the value of regular exercise and encourages cooperation with others. Activities are provided to promote the development of gross motor skills, fine motor skills, and eye-hand coordination.
- Develop small motor skills as developmentally appropriate: copy patterns, gluing, using scissors/pencils/crayons.
- Develop large motor skills as developmentally appropriate: footwork, jogging, running, chasing, dodging, hopping, skipping, galloping, throwing/bouncing/catching/rolling/kicking/hitting a ball, dancing, tumbling, balancing, playing games.
- Demonstrate understanding of movement concepts and strategies as they apply to physical activities.
- Participate in regular physical activity.
- Play a Native American hand game.
- Acquire skills to live safely and reduce health risks.
- Learn about allergies and anaphylaxis.
- Understand the relationship of nutrition to body composition and physical performance.