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Blast Off! Energy Balance for your Kindergarten Classroom

For a lot of kids, kindergarten is their first experience in the classroom. The full day classroom experience can be an intimidating and tiring thing for five-year-olds. It is very important for the development and learning process to keep a balance of playing, learning, proper nutrition and rest to make it work effectively. These are some great resources and fresh ideas and perspectives from the fields' leading experts.
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Blast Off! Energy Balance for your Kindergarten Classroom
  • Nikki Greene says:
    There are some great links for nutrition and exercises in this one. I like that they write the discussion in a language written for the students. I would definitely check out the activities that they have already prepared for you to print out and implement. This makes the teachers' preparation so much easier.
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    "Crisis in Kindergarten. Why Children Need to Play in School"

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    Nikki Greene says:
    This article is jam-packed full of information backing up why it is so important for kindergartners to keep the play in their day. Let's keep learning fun and energizing. The quote from this article that I liked the most was "No human being can achieve his full potential if his creativity is stunted in childhood." For me, this is an example of how this article is a very motivational resource. Motivation and inspiration are what keep teachers striving to reach their highest potential.
  • Nikki Greene says:
    This webinar provides interactive learning. You can get up and move around and have some fun. I love that this one will get all the kids up and participating in team activities. I would watch these exercises to get new ideas to keep the energy up in the classroom. Good energy in this one!
  • Nikki Greene says:
    I love new and creative ideas to keep the classroom fresh and exciting. This blog delivers on the ideas to feng shui your space. For me, these are inspiring ideas that I can apply in all areas of life and not just the classroom to keep energy balanced. I would use this to change my classroom once per quarter to keep your students excited and things changing. No boredom here.
  • Together Counts

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    togethercounts.com
    Nikki Greene says:
    This is a great website to keep on your favorites tab! There are classroom tips for energy in and energy out to get the best from your students. There are monthly themes as well as classroom warm-ups and plenty of parent testimonials. I would definitely use this resource on a monthly basis to help change it up with different exercises and themes to keep things fresh and exciting.