Kids in Motion

Kids in Motion


Kids in Motion is part of WSKG Public Media’s Working on Wellness project. WSKG and partners Binghamton City School District, Broome-Tioga BOCES and the Broome County Health Department created lessons and media clips based upon Movement in the Classroom Physical Education curriculum.

These video segments range in length from five to fifteen minutes demonstrating simple yet meaningful movement activities that are easily replicable in the classroom, after school or home setting.

This collection includes over 50 videos and lessons covering a wide variety of curriculum including, Math, English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Physical Education, The Arts and World Languages. These videos and lessons are geared towards grades Kindergarten through 5th.

To learn more about Working on Wellness click here.

  • School Day Fitness

    This Kindergarten through 2nd grade Kids in Motion activity is an exciting and relatable fitness activity about something all children understand- the school day! In this activity, students will focus on bending, exercising and stretching. Using various psychomotor skills, students act out their morning from waking up, eating, brushing their teeth, meeting up with friends and getting to school! This lesson focuses largely on psychomotor skills.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: K-2
  • Sight Word Spelling

    In this interactive Kindergarten through 2nd grade activity, literacy and exercise unite! Using sight word flashcards, students use their bodies to spell out simple sight words. The use of their creativity and imaginations is encouraged so students can also identify how to make their bodies long, round, wide and narrow. This lesson primarily focuses on the use of psychomotor, cognitive andaffective skills.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions. 

    Grades: K-2
  • Birthday Fitness

    This Kindergarten through 5th grade Kids in Motion activity surrounds a theme children love-their birthday! Surrounding a theme children love, their birthdays, students will exercise, move and stretch in way you might while celebrating a birthday. With the teacher as a model and director, students use various psychomotor skills to exercise their way through a birthday celebration. Targeting the entire body, students act out things such as wrapping a present and blowing out the candles. Thisactivity focuses largely on psychomotor and cognitive skills.

    Grades: K-5
  • Wheel of Fitness

    This Kindergarten through 5th grade video is similar to Wheel of Fortune. Students are chosen to spin the Wheel of Fitness and perform the exercise shown. These movements are fun and engaging while ranging from individual, partner to group exercises that include planks, rock paper scissors while jogging and the chicken dance!

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: K-5
  • Minute to Win It

    This Kindergarten through 5th grade activity is based on the popular game show, Minute to Win It! Students form into groups of 4-5 and perform various exercises for one minute in order to gain points. Different exercises such as hopping on one foot and squat thrusts are worth different point values. As a bonus the last activity is worth double points. This lesson focuses on psychomotor, cognitive and affective skills.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: K-5
  • Fitness Bingo

    This Kindergarten through 5th grade activity puts a spin on traditional bingo.  Each student gets a fitness bingo card. Finding a new partner for each exercise, students will do the exercise then sign their partner’s paper. Students will continue this until all spots have been filled. This lesson focuses on different exercises to move the whole body (psychomotor skills) as well as team work (affective skills).

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: K-5
  • Kids in Motion | Weather Fitness

    In this video, students learn a variety of fitness activities in which they depict the weather though movement.

    Grades: K-5
  • Vacation Fitness

    This Kindergarten through 5th grade activity makes for a very relatable and fun fitness activity! Students use their bodies to move through the motions of going on a vacation. Starting with picking a destination, students then act out packing, boarding the plane, and finally getting to their destination- the beach. This is an excellent psychomotor and cognitive skills activity.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: K-5
  • Survival Fitness

    This interactive Kindergarten through 5th grade activity allows students to learn survival skills while using psychomotor and listening skills! Students follow along with their teacher as they act out the important survival skills they would need as if they were on a deserted island. Using their psychomotor and cognitive skills, students move together as a class to be rescued.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: K-5
  • Sports Fitness

    In this Kindergarten through 5th grade Kids in Motion video, students learn about fitness and sports. Students follow along with their teacher to perform exercises that can be found in all different sports. Using the entire body to target all muscle groups, students get fit acting out commonly known sports such as basketball, tennis, and swimming. This lesson focuses largely on the use of psychomotor skills.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: K-5
  • Animal Fitness

    Engage your Kindergarten through 5th grade students this activity that combines motor and listening skills. Using commonly known animals such as a fox, dog and an inchworm, students enjoy learning about the movements of various animals. The teacher demonstrates how to move and be like that animal using various exercises and students follow along. Students are able to showcase their psychomotor skills in this lesson.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: K-5
  • Counting By 1's, 2's, 3's, 5's, and 10's

    This interactive Kindergarten through 5th grade math activity includes using different types of jumps to count. Some of the jumps used are jumping jacks and side to side jumps. As the students do different types of jumps, they count in various ways such as counting by 2’s, 3’s, and 5’s. This is a wonderful lesson combining cognitive and psychomotor skills.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: K-5
  • Marvin K. Mooney

    In this interactive Kindergarten through 5th grade activity, the world of fitness and literacy unite! As the teacher reads the book “Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now” by Dr. Seuss, studentslisten carefully and safely jump up out of their chairs with their hands over their heads every time they hear the word “go.” This is a great lesson combining psychomotor, cognitive and affective skills.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions. 

    Grades: K-5
  • Waddle

    Get your students up and moving in this Kindergarten through 5th grade activity that connects literacy, creativity and movement! Students act out different animals in the book “Waddle” as the teacher reads aloud. Students listen carefully for the animal name and the verb describing how that animal moves. They then continue acting out that specific animal until the next one is read. Students love being able to do activity such as hop or crawl (psychomotor skills) as they get to act out different animals such as a frog or bear (cognitive skills).

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions. 

    Grades: K-5
  • Music Break- Waving Flag

    Use this fun and interactive Kindergarten through 5th grade activity to help students take a brain break. This allows students get their wiggles out while promoting exercise. Using the song “Waving Flag,” there are multiple moves to go along with the music. This is an excellent way to get students moving but still use those cognitive skills.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: K-5
  • Music Break- Wipeout

    Get students up and moving to the popular song “Wipeout,” in this interactive Kindergarten through 5th grade activity. Using the song “Wipeout,” there are multiple moves to go along with the music. This is an excellent way to get students moving but still use those cognitive skills.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: K-5
  • Move That Math

    Calculate the sum of the two cards on the screen to find out how many repetitions of each exercise to do. Then exercise along with the kids in the video to improve your mental math skills and fitness level at the same time.
    Grades: K-5
  • UNO Fitness

    Using this interactive 2nd through 5th grade video, students use the popular game, UNO, to combine math, colors and psychomotor skills. Students form small groups, and then take turns picking up cards and performing a specific exercise. Each card color has a designated exercise associated with it and the number on the card designates how many repetitions the student will perform of that activity. This lesson focuses on affective and psychomotor skills.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: 2-5
  • Fitness Dice

    Read the die to find out how many repetitions of each exercise to do. Then exercise along with the kids in the video to improve your number recognition and fitness level at the same time.
    Grades: K-5
  • Musical Math Facts

    Calculate the sum of the addends on the screen to find out how many repetitions of each exercise to do. Then exercise along with the kids in the video to improve your mental math skills and fitness level at the same time.
    Grades: 1-5

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