Instructional Materials Set Options:
Details on each component in section below
Instructional Materials Components:
Energize your students with kinesthetic Brain Boosters™ and Fast Breaks™ videos designed to provide instant activity in the classroom. Students can follow along with the animated characters in the Fast Breaks™ videos to complete a variety of aerobic, strength, and flexibility movements. Teachers can use the instructional Brain Boosters™ videos and Music CD to teach the Classroom ASAP’s (Active As Soon As Possible) activities to integrate movement throughout the school day. Music CD includes 24 Classroom ASAP lesson plans and audio tracks that guide students through the activities. DVD includes over 50 videos in total!
SPARKabc’s is a complete solution for providing enjoyable and engaging physical activity opportunities in the K–6 classroom. Content includes Classroom ASAP’s (Active As Soon As Possible) as well as academically focused physical activities that support learning standards in Literacy/Language Arts, STEM, Social Studies and Nutrition Education. These resources support classroom teachers in providing health-enhancing physical activity minutes while maintaining their instructional focus.
The digital access also includes the Recess Handbook with recess activities and planning resources.
The SPARKfamily.org membership provides 3 years of access to digital access to SPARKabc’s instructional materials. SPARKabc’s digital content includes the complete e–Manual with digital files of all content, activities in an easy–to–use, ready set go format, alignment to academic standards, STEM integrations, digital music for use with iPod or MP3 player, mind/body connections, home play suggestions, downloadable, printable task cards and instructional resources.
The digital access also includes over 50 videos, including animated Fast Breaks videos and live–action Brain Boosters videos, and corresponding music files to view and download.
The printed, hard copy manual is provided in a sturdy 3–ring binder so that educators can easily access lesson plans and activities. The manual includes introductory resources, and instructional units for Classroom ASAP’s, activities designed to get students moving As Soon As Possible, as well as academically focused physical activities that support learning standards in Literacy/Language Arts, STEM, Social Studies and Nutrition Education. The manual also includes the Recess Handbook with recess activities and planning resources.
The SPARKabc’s Manual includes 212 pages with 75 classroom–based physical activities, 15 recess activities, and organizational resources.
The SPARKabc’s SPARKfolio saves teachers time and money downloading, copying, labeling and laminating supplemental instructional materials. This easy–access box accommodates and organizes hundreds of teaching materials that are used in conjunction with the SPARKabc’s Manual.
The SPARKabc’s SPARKfolio includes 371 printed cards that supplement the lesson plans provided in the SPARKabc’s Manual.
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SPARKabc’s Classroom Equipment Set
The Classroom Equipment Set includes everything you need to lead each SPARKabc’s classroom activity in an easy to store bag. It’s everything you need and nothing you don’t. The Classroom Equipment package also includes 3 years of digital access to SPARKabc’s instructional materials. Content includes Classroom ASAP’s (Active Soon As Possible) as well as physical activities that support learning standards in Literacy/Language Arts, STEM, Social Studies, and Nutrition Education.
The Classroom Equipment Set includes:
- SPARKabc’s Instructional Materials (Set 1, Digital Access)
- 1 Set/6 Tri-Lingual Numeric Beanbag Set
- 6 Set/12 Juggling Scarves
- 1 Set/12 24" Hoop
- 8 Packs of Playing Cards
- 1 Set/36 Dice Set
- 1 Pack of 500 Jumbo Sticks
- 4 Set/6 Spot Markers
- 1 Heavy Duty Mesh Bag 24×30 Red
Sportime Recess Equipment and Activity Pack
Provide a safe, enjoyable, active recess for all! The Recess Equipment and Activity Pack provides a variety of equipment to keep all students physically active and engaged during recess. The pack also provides 3-year access to the SPARKabc’s program, which includes a detailed Recess Handbook and recess activities. The SPARKabc’s program also includes classroom-based activities and videos to help educators integrate movement throughout the school day.
The Recess Equipment and Activity Pack includes:
- 1 Each SPARKabc’s Set 1, Digital Access (includes Recess Handbook)
- 2 Sets of 6 Sportime 8-1/2 Inch Poly-PG Gradeballs
- 2 Sets of 6 Sportime 6 Inch Multi-Purpose Inflatable All-Balls
- 2 Sets of 6 Utility Sequencing Educational Beanbags, 5 x 5 Inches
- 1 Set of 6 Jump rope Vinyl 7 Feet with Red Handles
- 2 Sets of 6 Jump rope Vinyl 8 Feet with Yellow Handles
- 2 Pairs Double Dutch Speed Rope 16 feet Long
- 1 Set of 6 Heavy Duty Indoor/Outdoor Flying Disc
- 2 Each SportimeMax SofTip Youth/Intermediate Size 7 Football Trainer
- 1 Each Champion Sports Athletic Hand Pump with Hose, 12 Inches
- 1 Set of 6 Sportime 24 x 36 Inch Heavy-Duty Mesh Storage Bags
- 1 Set of 48 Cone Half Dome with Wire Rack