March 23rd, 2015
By Paul Rosengard – SPARK Godfather
If you haven’t already heard, I celebrated my 60th birthday back in January. And after 36 years in education – PHYSICAL education that is – I decided to hang up my sneakers. This blog article gives me an opportunity to share a few lessons learned and thank a few of [...]
March 20th, 2015
March is Nutrition Month! Get tools and teaching tips from our Nutrition Services partner, Healthy Kids Challenge.
March 12th, 2015
Yoga isn’t just for grown ups anymore. It serves as another fun, physical activity for kids and it has mental and physical benefits. Check out some of these yoga poses in this infographic!
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March 3rd, 2015
It is no secret that children today lead more sedentary lives than their parents and grandparents did. Childhood obesity has more than doubled over the past three decades and screen time is at a record high between television, computers, tablets, video games, and smartphones. While it seems that the days of playing outside and simply [...]
January 9th, 2015
There’s nothing quite as fun and rewarding as getting outside as a family to be active. But in geographic areas that experience harsh winters, getting out can be difficult for many months of the year. It can be easy to fall into a pattern of TV watching and video game playing, but these and other [...]
December 22nd, 2014
Millions of people will make resolutions when the New Year rolls around, and millions of those resolutions will have to do with living a healthier, more active lifestyle. Keeping those resolutions is challenging, but by making resolutions as a family, you have a built-in support group that encourages each other to reach fitness goals throughout [...]
December 15th, 2014
You may not have been aware but there are some amazing, fresh fruits and veggies that we only have access to for part of the year! The winter season welcomes some very unique produce that is great tasting as well as highly nutritional. Take your meals to the next level this season by incorporating these [...]
December 8th, 2014
Happy holidays to you and yours from all of us at SPARK!
Hard to believe it’s nearly the end of 2014. Whether you are a preschool teacher, an after school youth leader, a physical education specialist, classroom teacher, or administrator, we know how hard you worked every day this year for your students.
SPARK has been [...]
November 25th, 2014
Use Promo code 081GOE to receive a 20% discount on SPARK PE equipment from December 1st – December 31st, 2014. Click Here to start shopping!
Must order online through SPARKstore (Click Here for the SPARKstore)
Valid: 12/1/14 – 12/31/14
EP 20% discount off 9/8 items
LP 40% discount off 9/8 items
Cannot be combined with any other discounts, [...]
November 21st, 2014
We are all familiar with SHAPE America goal for physical education, “To develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.” But are you aware of the new standards adopted in May? Our new national standards now include grade level outcomes! These standards and grade [...]