Motivational Posters in the Classroom

It’s important to have motivational posters in classrooms, after school rooms, and in any areas where children spend their time and need inspiration to learn, play or explore. Special Education teacher Neva Fenno shares how these posters can make a difference … Read More


Healthy Choices for Kids – Tips & Snack Recipes

With Every Kid Healthy™ week coming up (April 22-26) and the Y’s Healthy Kids Day® (April 30th), we recognize the importance of encouraging students to make healthy choices and understand nutrition. A great way to do this is through cooking … Read More


SHAPE Minneapolis 2016 for Physical Educators

Why SHAPE 2016 Matters More Than Ever! This week is the Annual SHAPE America National Convention & Expo, and there’s always a lot of excitement among physical educators! How much? Find out from fitness trainer Alex O’Brien from Focused Fitness below – … Read More


Team Building PE Activity with Hula Hoops

Build and Take Shelter: A Simple Team Building PE Activity Using Hula Hoops Throughout my 21 years of teaching physical education, hula hoops have always been an effective tool in my arsenal of equipment.  Of their countless uses, one of my … Read More



Physical Activity at Lovettsville Elementary School

It’s important to highlight schools that are particularly great at inspiring kids to be more active and get the exercise they need. Physical activity in schools is becoming more and more essential, and there are a number of programs out there … Read More


Obstacle Course for PE Class – Grades K-6

PE teacher Kyle Winter shares with us his obstacle course idea for students K-6: During my Jump Rope for Heart unit I decided to try a more abstract approach to our “Jump Day.” Jump day is meant to celebrate the … Read More




Educational Art Program at New Britain Museum

New Britain Museum of American Art – Family Open Studios Here at the New Britain Museum of American Art, we have a wide variety of educational programs catering to children and adults of all ages. With the opening of our new … Read More