Active Flag

Have you ever tried volleyball?

Well have you ever pushed back the tables and chairs and played it sitting / crouching with a balloon and a piece of wool?  What fun the kids had as it was raining and we couldn’t get out for PE. So after doing some floor exercises and stretches we tried this out. We will be …

Active Flag – Football Free breaks

So today we decided to ditch the soccer balls and to get skipping. It was a pleasant change to see the children try out alternative activities for Lunch breaks. The children enjoyed their skipping break and many of them were asking when we would be doing it again,  so that’s a positive response. “Let’s move …

Active school committee

We have come up with some good ideas to help promote more movement during break times. We are hoping to have a February Football Free Friday where everyone brings in their skipping ropes and we have a class challenge.  We will break the yard up into grids according to each class.  Should be fun! More …

Active flag initiative

“As part of active flag initiative the boys and girls have been very busy getting active in the classroom, particularly on rainy days. We do zumba and yoga in the classroom and especially love when we get to go up a level on go noodle. We are getting fit and healthy in Junior Infants!”   …