Kindergarten Physical Education Quarters 1-4

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Kindergarten Physical Education Standards

Movement Concepts

-Personal and general Space

-Speed variations

-Body and space awareness





Locomotor Skills






Non-Locomotor Skills

-Continuous rolls

-Balance on various body parts

-Vestibular movement

-Cross lateral movement


-Bi-lateral movement


Manipulative Skills







Lifetime Fitness/Personal Wellness

-Recognize how physical activity is

 good for personal well-being

-Identify signs of increased heart

 rate/aerobic exercise

-Participate in moderate to vigorous

 physical activity

-Activities to help identify body parts

-Describe how physical activity

 promotes brain development and

 learning readiness

Personal and Social Behavior

-Understand and apply safety rules

-Understand team cooperative and

 communication skills

-Active listening

-Following directions

Kindergarten Physical Education Content Standards

Motor Skills


Demonstrates the ability move using a variety of locomotor skills.  


Demonstrates clear contrasts between slow and fast movements traveling in different directions and in personal and general space.


Maintains momentary balance in a variety of positions and levels.


Projects objects through space using various means.


Catches a self-tossed ball after it bounces.


Strikes an object repeatedly with different body parts.


Performs a simple rhythmic pattern.

Learning Concepts


Recognizes locomotor skills, levels and pathways when demonstrated.


Understands and responds appropriately to directional commands.


Identifies various body parts.

Active Participation


Participates regularly in a variety of non-structured physical activities outside of Physical Education classes.


Participates regularly in games activities that use manipulatives outside of Physical Education classes.

Physical Fitness


Participates in a variety of games that increase heart rate and breathing.


Demonstrates sufficient muscular strength by supporting body weight in various activities.

Personal and Social Behavior


Follows instructions in games and activities.


Demonstrates self-discipline and responsibility while actively participating in group, individual, and partner activities.


Resolves conflicts with other in socially acceptable ways.


Respects others, equipment and the learning environment.


Helps others in the physical activity setting through actions and words.

Activity Appreciation


Develops positive attitudes towards physical activity.


Continues to participate when learning a new activity even when not successful.


Understands the importance of participating with others.