|Title:||Physical Fitness for Preschool-Age Children|
|Spanish Version:||Mantenga en forma a los niņos preescolares
|Polish Version:||Sprawność fizyczna u dzieci w wieku przedszkolnym
|Source of Publisher:||Illinois Early Learning Project
|Length of article:||Short
|Setting for which the article is intended:||● Home
● Family Child Care
● Child Care Center
● Preschool Program
|Intended Audience:||● Parents/Family
|Keywords:||● Classroom Activities
● Physical Development
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
● PARENTING AND FAMILY LIFE
|Goals:||19. Acquire movement skills and understand concepts needed to explore the environment, support learning, and engage in health-enhancing physical activity.
20. Develop habits for lifelong fitness.
|Learning Standards:||19.A. Demonstrate physical competency and control of large and small muscles.
20.A. Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
|Benchmarks:||19.A.ECa. Engage in active play using gross- and fine-motor skills.
19.A.ECc. Use strength and control to accomplish tasks.
20.A.ECa. Participate in activities to enhance physical fitness.
20.A.ECb. Exhibit increased levels of physical activity.