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Summer Fit Second to Third Grade: Keeping Children Physically and Mentally Active During the Summer
     

Summer Fit Second to Third Grade: Keeping Children Physically and Mentally Active During the Summer

by Kelly Terrill, Portia Marin
 

Summer Fit Activity Books move summer learning beyond academics to also prepare children physically and socially for the grade ahead. Academic exercises are based on Common Core standards and include skills in math, reading, writing, language arts and science.

Fitness exercises are designed to jump start the recommended 60 minutes of active play a day that

Overview

Summer Fit Activity Books move summer learning beyond academics to also prepare children physically and socially for the grade ahead. Academic exercises are based on Common Core standards and include skills in math, reading, writing, language arts and science.

Fitness exercises are designed to jump start the recommended 60 minutes of active play a day that children need to grow up healthy. Role models from throughout the world including Abraham Lincoln, Gandhi and Harriet Tubman help reinforce core values such as honesty, respect and trustworthiness. Summer Fit extends the summer learning experience online with free reading and math digital downloads, book reports, health and wellness activities and fitness videos.

• Based on Common Core: math, reading, writing, language arts and science

• Exercises jump start the recommended 60 minutes of daily movement and play

• Role models reinforce core values, good character and social skills

• Integrated academics and physical activities reinforce the importance of the body-brain connection

• Free digital downloads

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
This was my first year teaching and I was shocked to see how many students in my classroom are not physically active on a daily basis. Summer Fit provides parents with an easy to use program that keeps them reading and engaged during the summer, while equally important, active and playing! — Kelly Toblon, Teacher, Walnut Creek, CA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780976280057
Publisher:
Active Planet Kids, Inc
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Series:
Summer Fit , #9
Edition description:
Workbook
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
7 - 8 Years

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Meet the Author

Active Planet Kids (APK) is an Active Lifestyle and Educational company that focuses on both cognitive and non-cognitive development to create whole child learning experiences. APK products and resources help parents and children build healthy lifestyles, leadership and social responsibility as part of their overall academic success.

Kelly Terrill is an educator and mother of seven who knows what it takes to challenge her children to to strive for their unique, personal best. Balancing her life as an educator and mother Terrill is well organized, disciplined and committed to making a positive impact on her students/children. Kelly received her degree in education from the University of Utah and went on to work in Special Education and after-school programs before settling into her role as active parent and educator.

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