Game of the Week: Ro-Sham-Bo Rock Star

Group Size: 5-50 Age Group: All grades Length of Activity: 5-10 minutes Developmental Goal: To increase social comfort, learn everyone’s name, improve verbal and non-verbal communication Skills Practiced: Ro Sham Bo and following directions Equipment Needed: None Before You Start: … Continue reading

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Game of the Week: Blob Tag

Group Size: Large group (10 or more) Age Group: 1st -5th grades Length of Activity: 10 minutes or more Developmental Goal: To develop eye-foot coordination and cooperation. Skills Practiced: Running, physical awareness, and decision making Equipment Needed: None Set Up: … Continue reading

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Game of the Week: Mouse Trap

Group Size: 5-20 Age Group: K4-5th grades Length of Activity: 5-10 minutes Developmental Goal: To develop cooperation, teamwork and strategic thinking Skills Practiced: Spatial awareness, agility and reflexes Equipment Needed: None Set-Up: None Before You Start: Choose 2 people to … Continue reading

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Game of the Week: Ro-Sham-Bo Relay

Group Size: Any size Age Group: Pre K – 8th Length of Activity: 10 minutes or more Developmental Goal: To build community, develop teamwork and introduce Ro-Sham-Bo (Rock-Paper-Scissors) as a conflict resolution tool. Equipment Needed: None (may need cones to … Continue reading

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Come Play in Milwaukee!

Playworks Milwaukee is thrilled to be partnering with Get Active Today to share the power of play with you. We will share some of our favorite games and reveal some exciting developments for play, physical activity and learning in Milwaukee. … Continue reading

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Let’s Exercise, Baby!

Are you looking for a workout buddy? One that is motivating, fun and always with you? Well if you are a stay at home mom, or dad, invite your kids to workout with you. This is a great way to … Continue reading

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Barefoot Running

Get Active Today guest, Kyle Roberts, C.Ped, explains the science behind running barefoot. Roberts recently opened Revolution Natural Running and Walking Center where you can learn more about your own stride and how to improve it. In addition, you can … Continue reading

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Gear Up for Play

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Gear Up for Play – A Get Active Today Event

You are invited to Gear Up for Play – a sports gear and athletic equipment rummage sale Saturday, May 21, 2011 11:00 – 3:00 PM Immediately following Run the Bay Whitefish Bay High School Please donate your gently use sports … Continue reading

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Training Begins Again

The chilly weather reminds me that winter is just around the corner. This is an exciting time for me because that means hockey season is about to start again. As you know, I love hockey but, I don’t always feel … Continue reading

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