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Meet Mikayel, Our 5th Grade PE Co-Teacher!

Mikayel from Kyla’s class has volunteered to co-teach P.E. every Wednesday. Today was his first day and the 1st graders had such a wonderful time with him. He was helping them improve their underhand throw using the cue “Tick-tock step rock” and walking around to check on focus, cooperation and smiles. We are very excited to have this P.E co-teacher every Wednesday.

DIY Bean Bag Project (Throwing & Catching Unit)

In our October PE Newsletter you will notice challenges listed for our students to practice at home related to our Throwing & Catching unit. In addition to practicing throwing and catching with your children, you have the opportunity to bond with them with a PE arts and crafts project to do at home- DIY Bean Bags!

Project Supplies

  • Felt
  • Glue gun & glue sticks
  • 1 ziploc bag
  • Dried beans/rice/corn
  • Scissors
  • Tape

Click this link for directions and detailed images on how to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Bean bags for at home throwing & catching practice. You may be able to find other resources online. Get creative with decorating and then have fun practicing our October PE Newsletter challenges, too! Enjoy!

 

October P.E Newsletter

Happy October Peck Slip Families!

Please take some time to read through this months newsletter to better understand what we are focusing on in the class as well as what you can do at home to refine our throwing & catching skills throughout all age ranges.

Newsletter Downloadable Attachment: October PE Newsletter

Dance Troupe 2017-2018 Sign Ups

Gabriella will be starting a 3rd, 4th & 5th grade Dance Troupe. Dancers will learn technique and choreography and will have the opportunity to contribute their own choreography and inspiration to their team dance. We hope to perform at local community events and are planning to perform at an Evening of The Arts at Peck Slip, which will be announced later in the year. Joining Dance Troupe is a commitment. Dancers are expected to be on time and attend class regularly. Before committing, make sure this is right for you and your family.

 

Sign up using the links below: