Daily Physical Activity

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Teaching & Learning
Social & Physical Environments
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Policy
Grade Level : 7-9 Ever Active Schools
This set of activity cards uses a variety of balance challenges. This resource is meant to supplement the Grade 7-9 Recipe Card Lesson Plans, Set 1 "Hold that Pose".
Grade Level : K-6  
Ever Active Schools
 
Download the Colour Task Cards for a quick activity to get your students moving in a small or large space.
Daily Physical Activity Bin 7-9 Grade Level : 7-9  
Ever Active Schools
Ever Active Schools has created Daily Physical Activity bins to support the DPA Initiative! Bins are grade specific and include equipment for small-space activities, all stored in an easy-to-access plastic tote.
Grade Level : 4-6  
Ever Active Schools
Ever Active Schools has created Daily Physical Activity bins to support the DPA Initiative! Bins are grade specific and include equipment for small-space activities, all stored in an easy-to-access plastic tote.
 
Ever Active Schools
Ever Active Schools has created Daily Physical Activity bins to support the DPA Initiative! Bins are grade specific and include equipment for small-space activities, all stored in an easy-to-access plastic tote.
 
Grade Level : 1-9
Ever Active Schools
Download these four booklets packed full of ideas to support Daily Physical Activity (DPA), resource links, tips for teachers and administrators, success stories and more.
Grade Level : 1-9
Ever Active Schools
View our YouTube videos for ideas to support Daily Physical Activity!
Ever Active Schools
This downloadable resource supports the individual activities dimension of the K-12 PE Program of Studies. This activity uses large "dominoes" that correspond to traditional domino tiles.
Grade Level : 1-9
Ever Active Schools
Daily Physical Activity Greatest Hits is jam packed with over 60 pages of activities to support the implementation of daily physical activity (DPA).
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Ever Active Schools
Ideas to promote physical activity anytime, anyplace! This resource is jam packed with ideas to assist teachers in making connections between the activities and the student learning outcomes from the Physical Education program of studies.
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Ever Active Schools
Music motivates people to move! Use these motivating and apporopriate music playlists, that inlcude song titles and artists, to download music from your favorite site.
Grade Level : 4-6
Ever Active Schools
Download the Fitness Monopoly game board and cards! This resource is meant to supplement the Grade 4-6 Recipe Card Lesson Plans, Set 1.
Grade Level : K-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12
Ever Active Schools
Ever Active Schools provides quality professional learning opportunities that support a comprehensive school health approach through the three priority areas. Follow the link to see our menu of offerings for this school year.
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Ever Active Schools
This resource is available for purchase on the EAS Store, and includes a series of units, and lesson plans covering each of the five dimensions of physical education with bonus daily physical activity lessons.
Grade Level : 4-6
Ever Active Schools
A total of 36 lessons organized into 6 units of 6 lessons each: one for each of the five dimensions in the Alberta K-12 Physical Education Program of Studies (dance, gymnastics, individual activities, alternative environment and games) and one DPA unit.
Grade Level : K-3
Ever Active Schools
A total of 36 lessons organized into 6 units of 6 lessons each: one for each of the five dimensions in the Alberta K-12 Physical Education Program of Studies (dance, gymnastics, individual activities, alternative environment and games) and one DPA unit.
Grade Level : 10-12
Ever Active Schools
A total of 30 lessons organized into 5 units of 6 lessons each: one for each of the five dimensions in the Alberta K-12 Physical Education Program of Studies (dance, gymnastics, individual activities, alternative environment and games).
Grade Level : 7-9
Ever Active Schools
A total of 30 lessons organized into 5 units of 6 lessons each: one for each of the five dimensions in the Alberta K-12 Physical Education Program of Studies (dance, gymnastics, individual activities, alternative environment and games).
Grade Level : 4-6
Ever Active Schools
A total of 30 lessons organized into 5 units of 6 lessons each: one for each of the five dimensions in the Alberta K-12 Physical Education Program of Studies (dance, gymnastics, individual activities, alternative environment and games).
Grade Level : K-3
Ever Active Schools
A total of 30 lessons organized into 5 units of 6 lessons each: one for each of the five dimensions in the Alberta K-12 Physical Education Program of Studies (dance, gymnastics, individual activities, alternative environment and games).
Grade Level : K-3
Ever Active Schools
A total of 36 lessons organized into 6 units of 6 lessons each: one for each of the five dimensions in the Alberta K-12 Physical Education Program of Studies (dance, gymnastics, individual activities, alternative environment and games) and one DPA unit.
Grade Level : 4-6
Ever Active Schools
Use this BINGO card to have your students explore rhythmic gymnastics movements. This resource is meant to supplement the Grade 4-6 Recipe Card Lesson Plans, Set 2.
Grade Level : K-3, 4-6, 7-9,
Ever Active Schools
Ever Active Schools' new oversized Snack and Activity Bites playing cards are great for kids. They include healthy snacking tips and activity ideas.
Grade Level : K-12
Schools Come Alive
The activities shared in the Seasonal Activity Calendars are intended to support teachers with activity ideas for Physical Education and the Daily Physical Activity Initiative. Some of the activities are offered as warm-up activities for P.E. or ideas that can be implemented in the classroom for DPA.
Grade Level : 1-9
Alberta Education
The DPA Handbook includes ideas for physical activity, equipment checklists and resources to support the implementation of DPA for both teachers and administrators. Copies of the Handbook was sent to Alberta school jurisdictions in 2006 and is available to view or download on the Alberta Education website @ http://education.alberta.ca/teachers/program/pe/resources/dpahandbook.aspx
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Be Fit For Life, Alberta Active Living Partners, Ever Active Schools, Alberta Government
The Fitness Dice Activity focuses on the three components of fitness (cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and flexibility).
Grade Level : K-6
Be Fit For Life, Alberta Active Living Partners, Ever Active Schools, Alberta Government
Use this poster and the accompanying lesson plans to help develop fundamental movement and sport skills.
Grade Level : K-9
Fédération du Sport Francophone de l'Alberta
This French DPA resource was developed by Fédération du sport francophone de l'Alberta to support Daily Physical Activity.
Grade Level : 1-9
Government of Alberta
This brochure describes how the Government of Alberta is committed to enhancing the health and wellness of children and youth. It also provides links to additional DPA resources and support.
Grade Level : 1-6
Kim Hordal-Hlewka & Alberta Teacher's Association Education Trust Fund
This DVD focuses on increasing your student's physical fitness, balance, strength and coordination through dance.
Injury Prevention Centre
Use the Safety Guidelines for Physical Activity in Alberta Schools to develop and implement safe instructional practices and minimize the risks of injury from physical activity. Valuable to teachers and school boards, the document has the latest information
Grade Level : K-3 & 4-6, K-9,
PHE Canada
At My Best has two free, curriculum-supported toolkits, one for K-3 and one for 4-6. The program promotes and supports physical activity, healthy eating and emotional well-being. It includes lesson plans, classroom posters, task cards, blackline masters, music CD, storybook and take-home materials.
Action Schools BC
Action Schools BC supports the development of healthy school communities. Their website includes a variety of resources that can be used in implementing a comprehensive school health approach.
The Canadian Active After School Partnership
Canada's community for after school service providers. Connect to snack, and activity resources and engage with colleagues from across the country.
Grade Level : K-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12
Government of British Columbia
Four different Daily Physical Activity for Families booklets are available for download and are designed to help maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. Each booklet includes basic information, about Daily Physical Activity (DPA), a few activities and safety tips. These booklets are available in thirteen languages.
Grade Level : K-3, 4-6, 7-8, Principals, School Jurisdiction, All
Government of Ontario
The Ontario Physical and Health Education Association (OPHEA) and Ontario Ministry of Education has developed 5 Daily Physical Activity Resource Guides to assist teachers, principals and school jurisdictions with the implementation of DPA.
Jensen Learning
Use the following PowerPoint for a quick way to get your students moving in the classroom. This activity can also be used as an Active Assembly idea.
APPLE Schools

Download these ready-to-use cards and place up on a wall for a quick activity to get your students moving in a small or large space.

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