How to: Household Item Balance Beam
Use painters tape to make Balance Beams at home. Start with straight lines, then change it up with a variety of shapes! Check out our S.M.A.R.T. at Home tip from January 2017.
Balance Beams are everywhere! Share a picture of where you walked a Balance Beam today!
It’s time to get outside! Share pictures of your Shadow Balance Beam with us!
S.M.A.R.T. Tips for Parents
A Parent's Guide to S.M.A.R.T. Activities at Home
We've heard from a number of teachers and parents looking for S.M.A.R.T. activities at home, and that's what we've been working on! Check back daily for great in-home activities and tips to share with your parents and students! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram (@achance2grow) for video demonstrations and more!
At school, an important part of your child’s S.M.A.R.T. course was the Slap Track. Your child’s teacher used it to review material, but you can use creeping as a movement break.
Slap/Creep Track in Action!
How do teachers add structured movement into their day? Here is a simple, but fun way, to add in movement while learning.
Do you remember building forts with blankets? Build a fort and work inside it today. Check out our Oct 2016 post about forts.
Link to: https://www.actg.org/smartnews/archives/10-2016
We recently rediscovered “Hide the Thimble,” make it S.M.A.R.T. by creeping to find the hidden object.
So, she created a card containing clever options and attached it to her school lanyard. With a set of S.M.A.R.T. Switch-a-roos within reach, Nicole is able to tackle transitions without trouble AND her students benefit from the added stimulation her creative card carries. She has kindly shared her creation with you! Find the download here.