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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL Physical Education / Preschool and Kindergarten A complete movement curriculum for preschoolers and kindergartners Give children opportunities to explore all kinds of movement, to find and use their own personal rhythms, and to feel good about participating in physical activity. This curriculum incorporates more than 80 developmentally appropriate movement activities designed to help preschoolers and kindergartners develop habits that encourage lifelong health and fitness and success in all areas of learning. Everything you need to get started is here, including: • An introduction to implementing physical education into your curriculum • An explanation of the ways creative movement supports children’s physical, social/emotional, cognitive, and creative development • Tips to create a positive learning environment, suggestions for adding Rae Pica has been an educational consultant specializing in children’s physical activity since 1980. equipment to activities, simple questions to evaluate whether or not She is the author of many the children are meeting the activity’s objective, and information on books and known for her lively how the activities meet early learning standards outlined by NAEYC and informative workshops and AAHPERD and keynote presentations. • Twenty lesson plans with four 45-minute activities per plan—plus extensions and adaptations for children with special needs • Curriculum Connectors that identify each activity’s correlation with content learning areas Rae is founder of Moving & Learning ( and cofounder of BAM! Radio (, the world’s largest online • A CD filled with original music to add joy and energy to the activities education radio network. “The secret is out of the vault! This groundbreaking book shows us the exact brain, mind, and body activities that develop the brain. No one has ever broken these down into simple, thoughtful steps like Rae Pica. A must for every parent and caregiver!” —Eric Jensen, leader in the brain-based movement and author of Enriching the Brain and Teaching with the Brain in Mind ISBN 978-1-60554-268-3 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL $24.95