TEACHER CHOOSES 5 MEMBERS OF THE CLASS TO BE “PERSONAL TRAINERS”.
EACH “PT” CHOOSES AN EXERCISE FROM THE FOLLOWING LIST AND ALL MEMBERS OF THE CLASS COMPLETES THE 5 MINUTE ROUTINE TOGETHER.
10 (EACH LEG) LUNGES
10 MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS
15 SQUAT JUMPS
30 STAR JUMPS
1 MINUTE HIGH KNEES
10 TRICEP DIPS ON DESK OR CHAIR
300M SPRINT/JOG (IF POSSIBLE FROM YOUR CLASSROOM)
10 PUSH UPS
20 WALKING LUNGES
30 SECONDS PLANK
30 SECONDS WALL SIT
PURPOSE: ENCOURAGE EXERCISE, FUN, BLOOD FLOW AND GETTING ENERGIZED AT THE START OF A DAY OR LESSON.
ACTIVITIES FOR PASTORAL CARE & WELLBEING CLASSES
All activities have been adapted by Unleashing Personal Potential from www.improvencyclopedia.org, www.reachout.com, www.playmeo.com, www.tom.edu.au, and through years of practice in education. Thanks to the many educators who have contributed to this list of tried and tested activities.
For more activities like this (and much more), check out THRIVE Online Lesson Modules for Pastoral Care and Wellbeing.