Form a mental image or concept of; to believe something unreal or untrue exists

  • This workout takes approximately 10 Minutes
  • This workout is for students in Grades 4-5
  • Teacher Resources


  • Type:  Cardio
  • Excercise:  Drum Jog
  • Target:  Lower Body + Cardio Warm-Up
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide


1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Keep your feet hips width apart and parallel
3. Bend your knees and drop your hips down (don’t allow the knees to go over the ankles)
4. Raise your heels off the floor and cross your arms over your chest
5. Jog in place really fast, springing your toes off the floor one foot at a time
6. Keep your hips low and continue to pick up your speed


– 30 seconds of jogging in place


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


You can customize the reflection prompts to meet the needs of your students and your time constraints. Create a unique workout experience every time you return to this lesson by choosing different prompts — each workout can reveal something new for students!

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 Imagine mean to you in this moment?



How do you use your imagination differently now as opposed to when you were younger?


What do you need to feel comfortable to use your imagination?


Describe one way that you have seen adults use their imagination.

Real-World Connection


Who in your family likes to use their imagination to create new things?

Learning Environment

When do you use your imagination during the school day?


In your community, where can you go to use your imagination?

Academic Connection


Close your eyes and imagine a character from a book you recently read. What does this character look like in your mind? What would they be doing right now?

Social Studies

Share a story that has been passed down through your culture or family.


Do you think scientists use their imaginations? Why or why not?

Fun Fact

72% of people use their imagination in the shower.