WELLNESS ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDINGS and GUIDING QUESTIONS (Moving on a daily…
WELLNESS ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDINGS and GUIDING QUESTIONS
Developing a comprehensive repertoire of movement skills and strategies, along with the opportunities to become fluent, efficient, and skillful movers, builds the motivation, confidence, and physical competence to be active for life.
Why are the development of movement skills and the understanding of movement concepts essential during early childhood?
Children explore and develop object manipulation skills through free play and guided play.
Children explore and develop stability skills in a variety of activities through free play and guided play.
Children explore and develop a variety of locomotor skills in different movement experiences through free play and guided play.
Moving on a daily basis for play, enjoyment, recreation, health, and fitness improves longevity and quality of life for self, families, and communities.
Why is it important to be persistent when faced with challenges in physical activity settings? PSD
Which physical environments can support safe, yet challenging physical activities?
How do our body and mind respond to actively participating in physical activity?
How might daily physical activity contribute to an individual’s overall personal health well-being?
Ongoing positive experiences in a variety of physical activities can nurture resilience, self-efficacy, stronger connections with others, and healthy communities.
What might respectful and inclusive participation look like in physical activities?
Identifying, expressing, and managing one’s emotions enables the development of a strong sense of self, resiliency and confidence to achieve goals.
What are feelings?
How can I manage my emotions?
Respecting, empathizing, and valuing the experiences and perspectives of others and developing communication and relationship skills create healthy and rewarding social engagement, which establishes a sense of belonging.
How can I work and play well with others?
How are people similar and different?
Knowing oneself and various facets of health and well-being can help to develop a balanced lifestyle.
How can I take care of my body in order to grow and develop?
How can I take care of my mind, body and spirit to be safe?
Leading a healthy lifestyle and developing our social and community networks enhances our well-being and contributes to communities’ socioeconomic, cultural, and environmental quality of life.
How can we be healthy in our communities?
Access to quality health information and various social and cultural factors have an impact on the personal choices that we make, which can influence the health and well-being of self and others.
Why is it important to make healthy food choices?
Why is it important to make healthy choices?