Fitness for Life: Elementary School is an innovative multimedia package that includes everything you need to implement a coordinated nutrition, physical activity, and wellness program:

  • 4 full weeks of theme-based lessons
  • 7 classroom guides featuring 140 lesson plans and activities for grades K-6
  • A physical education lesson plan book
  • More than 16 hours of video content
  • A complete wellness coordinator’s guide
  • A music CD to accompany the physical education lesson plans
  • Hundreds of full-color reproducible media items

Classroom physical activityFitness for Life: Elementary School facilitates total school involvement. Through physical education lessons, classroom physical activity and discussions, recess, before- and afterschool activities, and even family nights, you can deliver appropriate physical activity and teach concepts that promote health-related fitness and active lifestyles.

Developed by nationally and internationally recognized leaders Charles B. “Chuck” Corbin, Guy Le Masurier, Dolly Lambdin, and Meg Greiner, the program has been field tested and is based on the most current research and standards regarding health-related fitness, activity, wellness, and nutrition.

The Fitness for Life: Elementary School program enables you to do the following:

  • Teach essential health-related fitness, activity, nutrition, and wellness concepts
  • Use flexible options for presenting the wealth of material available
  • Meet local and state requirements for daily and weekly physical activity
  • Implement wellness in the curriculum
  • Implement easy-to-follow standards-based lessons
  • Enhance academic performance
  • Help fight childhood obesity
  • Coordinate efforts with nonschool personnel

Fitness for Life: Elementary School also will help you comply with:

  • Key guidelines of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act
  • USDHHS National Physical Activity Guidelines for Children
  • USDA National Nutrition Guidelines
  • NASPE Physical Education Curriculum Standards
  • MyPlate Nutrition guidelines

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