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189 reviewed resources for Warming Up and Cooling Down

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Warm-up and Cool-down Activities

For Teachers K - 5th
What fun! Try out some of these PE warm-up and cool-down activities with your youngsters. Find several ideas written out along with tips to designing an effective warm-up or cool-down with elementary schoolers. 
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Warm Ups & Cool Downs for Children

For Teachers K - 5th
What makes an effective warm-up and cool-down activity? as well as tips for leading stretches. Find detailed activity plans, as well as tips for leading stretches, for elementary school, tag-based games (including one game called "Toilet...
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Warm Up Exercises

For Students 4th - 12th
Find an extensive list of warm-up, cool-down, and strength-training exercises perfect for all ages. Each move includes written description as well as an image. Use these for your own reference or to give to students who are training on a...
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Warming Up and Cooking Down

For Teachers 3rd
Exercise and physical fitness are two very important life skills we need to share with our students. Students view warm-up exercises, do warm-up exercises, and then make a list of activities that could be used as a suitable warm-up....
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Warming Up to Music

For Teachers 9th
Who doesn't love hip-hop? Kids complete the fully outlined warm up before they practice some hot hip-hop moves. They then use the dance steps they learned to create and perform an original dance. A cool-down is also included.
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 1

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Build unity in the dojo or the gym with an activity that not only teaches the importance of stretching and flexibility but also offers class members an opportunity to get to know one another. After warming up and engaging in a Medicine...
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Oceans as a Heat Reservoir

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Oceans absorb half of the carbon dioxide and 80 percent of the greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere. Scholars learn how and why the oceans store heat more effectively than land and how they help mitigate global warming. Pupils...
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Warming Up and Cooling Down

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students review and demonstrate proper warm-up and cool-down techniques. Students watch a video to remind them of proper warm-up and cool-down techniques, then brainstorm as many ways to do the exercises as possible. Students write about...
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Static Stretches

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
These 10 static stretches are not presented in a lesson format but this resource can certainly be used to teach a lesson on static stretching. These stretches should definitely be used in a warm-up or cool-down activity. They focus on...
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Defensive Strategy Hockey Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Here is a nice set of hockey drills focused specifically on developing and enforcing a defensive strategy. The document includes the "Three Rules of Defense," a suggested warm-up and cool-down, and a few videos and professional sources...
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Creating, Interpretation and Presentation: African Dance

For Teachers 9th
Warming up and cooling down are two very important parts of participating in dance. Here, the class will warm up their bodies prior to choreographing an African-inspired dance of their own. When they are done rehearsing, they follow the...
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #11

For Students 6th - 8th
Boats, gondolas, and narrow canals! Sounds like Mrs. Waffenschmidt is hanging out in Venice, Italy. Your class needs to read the informational paragraph and use what they know about geography and culture to determine this mysterious...
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A Guide to Great Home Music Practice

For Teachers 6th - 12th
To be the very best musician one needs to be wiling to practice at home. Here is a handy guide to give your young musicians a leading edge on home music practice. It includes a warm up, cool down, suggestions for setting goals and for...
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How Does the Earth Cool Itself Off?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Where does all the heat go when the sun goes down? An interesting lesson has learners explore this question by monitoring the infrared radiation emitted over time. They learn that hot spots cool more quickly that cooler spots.
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Dance and differently Abled People

For Teachers 8th
There are some good ideas for dance warm ups, cool downs, and movement activities, but the focus is a bit odd. The class discusses that differently abled people like to dance too. Pupils feel what it's like for deaf or blind people to...
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Workout Exercises

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Teach your class the three types of workouts: endurance, strength, and power. Concurrently, this focuses on the four parts of a workout: goal, warm-up, workout, and cool down. Two great examples are provided.
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Hibernation and Torpor

For Students 7th - 10th
In this hibernation worksheet, students read about the differences between hibernation and torpor. Then students determine how long it takes for an animal to warm up or cool down its body. Students complete 4 short answer questions.
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What Makes A Good Video Report?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
As part of a media literacy unit, class members establish criteria for good video reporting, and practice giving both positive (warm) and constructive (cool) criticism.
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Can Gravity Push Something Up?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does a hot air balloon fly? An experimental lesson has scholars build a balloon from a garbage bag and monitor the movement of air. As the temperature of the air in the balloon increases, gravity moves the denser cool air down,...
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Special Olympics Volleyball Coaching Guide: Teaching Volleyball Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
From warm-up routines and stretches to skill progressions and passing drills, this is an absolute must-have resource for coaches teaching volleyball to a group of learners with diverse needs and skills.
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Sock It To Me

For Students 1st - 7th
Here is a hands-on, or rather, feet-on activity that illuminates evaporation and explains why we sweat. Putting on both a wet and a dry sock, learners place their feet in front of a fan and chill out for a few minutes. This is an ideal...
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Warm/Cool Leaves

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students examine the difference between warm and cool colors. They discuss the basic color wheel, reviewing primary, secondary and complimentary colors. An activity allows students to discover how to mix the warm and cool colors.
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Water Fitness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Toward the end of the school year when the weather warms up, take your high schoolers swimming! They perform various cardiovascular activities in the pool, beginning with a warm-up activity and followed by stretching, precardio,...
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Analysis of the Tuck Everlasting and The Birchbark House Text Exemplars

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Looking to introduce some text-based questions into your ELA lessons? Practice the kinds of skills the Common Core demands with the seven text-based questions and the essay prompt provided here. Designed to be a three-day instructional...