Kindergarten P.E.

Department:  Lower School

Kindergarten Physical Education

Students demonstrate the mature form of certain locomotor skills (skipping, hopping, galloping) and manipulative skills (throwing, kicking, dribbling). Health-enhancing activities are introduced. These activities focus on the following health components: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. Teamwork, self control, responsibility, and problem-solving skills are taught. Students work to develop their skills in areas such as space awareness, transferring weight, chasing and fleeing, throwing and catching, kicking (soccer), dribbling (basketball), and striking with rackets, sticks (floor hockey), and bats.