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
How does your body feel after completing the workout?
How does your mind feel after completing the workout?
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.
Do you feel like you have more energy when you are alone or surrounded by a lot of people? Why?
Describe an upcoming event in your life (i.e. party, sporting competition, holiday, performance) that you feel energized about.
Describe someone in your family who has a lot of energy. What does it feel like to be around this person?
What are some ways that you release excess energy during the school day?
Describe an area in your community that feels very energized. What does this place look like? Sound like? Feel like?
Write a sentence describing an activity in your life (i.e. hobby, sport, game) that energizes you.
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.
Thunderstorms are one way for the Earth’s atmosphere to release energy. There are 2,000 thunderstorms on Earth every minute!