The general health and well-being of young children is central to the core of child development. The first five years of life mark significant changes in a child’s body and establish a critical foundation for the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor behaviors needed to progress through childhood. The domain of PE includes Movement, Skills, Safety During physical Activity, Team-Building Skills and Human Body Systems.
In addition to significant health benefits, physical activity, creative movement, and play provide many advantages for the growing child. Young children, who are physically active, show greater brain functioning and an enhanced ability to develop gross-motor movements. The PE program includes introduction and training for
- High jump and long jump
- Net climbing
- Playing with the ball and other related games
- Circle games
- Running and sorting
- Frog race and other developmental activities