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The capacity for vigorous activity; available power

  • This workout takes approximately 10 Minutes
  • This workout is for students in Grades 2-3
  • Teacher Resources


  • Type:  Cardio
  • Excercise:  Jumping Jacks
  • Target:  Total Body + Cardio Burst
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide


1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Jump your legs out and separate your feet wider than your hips, as you extend your arms and clap your hands above your head
3. Jump back into the original position with your feet together and your hands by your sides


– 20 jumping jacks


If you have knee discomfort or pain:
– March in place, swinging your arms

Icon of a body with vibration lines on the sides of it.

How does your body feel after completing the workout?

Icon of a profile view of a person’s head with a speech bubble where the brain would be.

How does your mind feel after completing the workout?

Icon of a question mark.

What does Energy mean to you in this moment?

Choose from the additional reflection prompts below to customize this lesson and meet the needs of your students and your time constraints. Create a unique workout experience every time you return to this lesson!



Describe a time in your life when you felt energized about something.


What activities in your life require a lot of energy? What activities in your life require less energy?


Describe an upcoming event in your life (i.e. party, sporting competition, holiday, performance) that you feel energized about.

Real-World Connection


Describe someone in your family who has a lot of energy. What does it feel like to be around this person?

Learning Environment

What are some ways you use your energy while at school (i.e. playing, exercise, thinking)?


Describe an area in your community that feels very energized. What does this place look like? Sound like? Feel like?

Academic Connection


Draw a picture of an activity in your life (i.e. hobby, sport, game) that energizes you.

Social Studies

Name an inventor who created a new energy source. What problem were they trying to solve?


Practice being an “energy detective” by finding all of the energy sources in your classroom.

Fun Fact

Thunderstorms are one way for the Earth’s atmosphere to release energy. There are 2,000 thunderstorms on Earth every minute!