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

Summer Fit Third to Fourth 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 children

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 Rosa Parks, Mother Teresa and Bethany Hamilton 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
The Summer Fit series leaps forward in the summer workbook arena by providing content that invokes value-based conversations between parent and child within its core teaching and review of basic skills. The fitness component addresses our nations health crisis by helping children foster a positive attitude towards fitness and instilling that fit mind, fit body go hand in hand. The addition of historic and modern day heroes provide rich culture and inspiration. BRAVO!!! Summer Fit will be in front and center in my retail stores this summer! -- Pamela Koutsaftis, Specialty Educators Marketplace President Cleveland, Ohio

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780976280040
Publisher:
Active Planet Kids, Inc
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Series:
Summer Fit, #9
Edition description:
Workbook
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
123,392
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 9 Years

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Meet the Author

Educator and mother of seven, Kelly Terrill has what it takes to challenge kids 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.

Portia Marin is committed to making a positive impact on youth. Involved with students in various capacities, Marin is involved with education through a variety of ways and has been creating educational content for over 10 years.

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