303 Preschooler-Approved Exercises and Active Games

303 Preschooler-Approved Exercises and Active Games

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780897936187
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 07/30/2013
Series: SmartFun Activity Books Series
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 608,616
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kimberly Wechsler has a Bachelor of Science from Texas Christian University. After having two sons she became a health and fitness trainer. In the past 20 years she received nine certifications in fitness instruction and personal training, has been a dance instructor, fitness instructor specializing in kid's fitness, personal trainer, a physical education teacher, a health coach, master aquatics trainer, muscle conditioning and flexibility coach, Pilates instructor and student of Integrative Nutrition.
She has lectured at numerous fitness seminars, taught cooking classes, hosted a television show, been a national presenter at health and fitness conferences, developed five successful summer fitness camps for kids in Massachusetts, volunteered as a coach for The Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and served on the Governor’s Council and Presidents’ Council of Youth Fitness.
In 2011 she founded a non-profit organization, Replay4Kids and since 2009 is the CEO of Fitness Productions LLC, a company that designs and searches for quality products that will guide and support families to a healthier, more balanced life in natural health, nutrition, fitness, personal growth and creative expression. To learn more visit loveyourworkout.com She makes her home in Frisco, Texas.

Table of Contents

List of Games vi

Foreword Tamilee Webb xvii

Preface xviii

Acknowledgments xx

Introduction: The Exercises and Games

Basic Exercises: Let the Fun Begin! 26

Active Games for Warm-Up 26

Stretching Exercises 28

Active Games 36

Exercises to Build Strong Muscles 37

Strengthening the Heart Muscle 49

Fine Motor Skills 61

The Basic Building Blocks of Fitness 64

Teaching Balance 65

Sports-Performance Skills 91

Ball-Handling Skills 91

Tossing/Throwing Skills 96

Hand-Eye, Hand-Foot Coordination Skills 109

Bouncing-Balls Skills 113

Kicking Skills 117

Bat-, Racquet-, and Golf-Swinging Skills 121

How to Teach Rhythm 124

Alphabetical List of Games 132

List of Games Arranged by Specific Categories 136

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