Let’s Get Moving!

$9.75

This summer camp lesson plan is centered around active play with hands-on, creative physical activities and experiments to engage school-age learners. This summer camp unit offers five 6-hour lesson plans. They feature suggestions for hands-on activities, outdoor play, and social-emotional learning. Activities are standards-aligned to ensure quality content that helps children gain knowledge and prepare to move forward in grade school.

About our lesson plans:

  • Developed and tested by a team of experienced, certified educators

  • Immediate PDF download upon purchase with unlimited use

  • Activity pages, extension activities, and additional resources included at no cost

  • Developmentally appropriate

  • Printable format that is also digital friendly with links and QR codes embedded in the lesson plans

Camp Outline:

  • Arrival activity
  • Class discussion- Discuss being active
  • Hip waddle
  • Let’s get moving – Dance party!
  • Balloon tag
  • Hands-on activity- Hankie hop
  • Social-emotional learning – Fairness
  • Musical hoops
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity
  • Class discussion- The Olympics
  • Scoot race
  • Let’s get moving – Catch with a cup
  • Hands-on activity – Monkey soccer
  • Frisbee
  • Social-emotional learning – Cooperation
  • Crab-walk soccer
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity
  • Class discussion – Teamwork
  • Standing pretzel race
  • Let’s get moving – Parachute play – popcorn!
  • Jump ball
  • Hands-on activity – Cross over relay
  • Social-emotional learning – Win or lose
  • Tails
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity
  • Class discussion- Games from history
  • Follow the leader relay
  • Let’s get moving – Old fashion hide and seek
  • Hands-on activity – Jump the creek
  • Sandwich
  • Social-emotional learning – Caring and responsibility
  • Sack race or three-legged race
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity-
  • Class discussion – Invent your own game
  • Over and under relay
  • Let’s get moving – Move and freeze
  • Potato drop
  • Hands-on activity – Kick the can
  • Social-emotional learning – Trustworthiness and respect
  • Clothespin tag
  • Reflection