Weekly Wellness (June 1 – 7, 2020)

Posted: June 1, 2020

Mental Fitness:

Disconnect - Go offline for an hour (or more).

Play a card or board game with a family member.

Make your bed when you get up in the morning.

Relax by listening to some calming music.

Record a performance for the CMS Virtual Talent Show

Make a wish list of 3 things you want to do after social distancing. Reflect on why they are important.

Discuss a time you were scared during quarantine. What could you do different next time?

Create a nature scavenger hunt to do by yourself or with family

Make a poster or collage about yourself. Include your favorite food, activities, etc.


Write a letter to a favorite teacher past or present. Share a memory from their class.


Physical Fitness:  Mr. Graham recommends the following resources to help you stay active at home a minimum of 30 minutes a day. 

A few Ideas for outdoor Physical Activity (while maintaining social distancing)

·         Make it up Monday: Make up a game where you must practice your kicking skills.

·         Toning Tuesday: Do 5 burpees, 5 pushups, 5 jumping jacks, 5 lunges, 5 squats and 5 exercises of your choice.

·         Wheelie Wednesday: Review road safety and then go Skateboard, Bike or Rollerblade.

·         Tossing Thursday: Toss a ball or a pair of socks at the wall.  Can you think of 7 different ways to catch it?  Example: 2 hands, clap then catch.

·         Family Fun Friday: Make up a dance with your family, who has the best dance moves?

·         Softball Saturday: Act like a pitcher.  Practice your underhand throw using a ball or a pair of balled-up socks.  How far can you throw?

·         Sunday Special: Go for a walk with your family and try to discover something new.

A few ideas for indoor Physical Activity (click the links below)

·         BOKS Canada Kid-Friendly Home Workouts on Facebook Live every weekday at 1PM  https://www.facebook.com/BOKSKidsCanada/  or archived on YouTube https://bit.ly/2Lfc2DE

·         GoNoodle:  https://family.gonoodle.com  GoNoodle engages kids with free movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.  GoNoodle inspires kids to be active and mindful with a wide range of offerings that appeal to kids’ different ages, interests, skills, and abilities.

·         ASDN-Virtual Olympics:http://asd-n.nbed.nb.ca/other/asd-n-virtual-olympics ASD-North will be offering a "Virtual Olympic" games for all students and their families over 10 days from May 25-29 and June 1-5. The games will consist of three activities each day that students can compete in. There will be a video and activity card provided for each day detailing the activities that are to be completed with an explanation and a demonstration of the activities. Events can be completed as many times as desired over the week and do not have to be done on the suggested day.  A list of equipment required will be posted on the ASD-N website.  Most, if not all, of the required equipment can be found around the house or yard.  Parents and students are encouraged upload any pictures and videos to social media using the hashtag #asdnvirtualolympics


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