This program at Massie allows participants to play school yard games and playtime activities like those enjoyed by nineteenth-century children. Participants experience the “suitable yards” where Massie’s students had recess.
Georgia Standards of Excellence Pre-K
HPD1a: Develops coordination and balance.
HPD1b: Coordinates movements to perform tasks.
HPD1c: Participates in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities that increase strength, endurance, and flexibility.
HPD2b: Uses eye-hand coordination to perform fine-motor tasks.
SS3c: Uses and responds to words to indicate directionality, position, and size.
Georgia Standards of Excellence Kindergarten
PEK.1: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of activities.
PEK.2: Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
PEK.3: Participates regularly in physical activity
PEK.4.1: Achieves and maintains a health enhancing level of physical fitness.
PEK 5.1: Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
PEK.6: Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.
SSKH3: The student will correctly use words and phrases related to chronology and time to explain how things change.