Virtual Resources for Health and Physical Education:
As we all work through these challenging times, CAHPERD would like to offer the following resources to help as you navigate through remote learning with your students. Please share with your colleagues.  This page is still in progress (4/23/20). If you have links you'd like to share, please email them to

CDC - Talking with Children about Coronavirus

CA Dept of Education Coronavirus Response:

ETR - Virtual Vitality Tip Sheet Adapting Teaching Strategies for a virtual Environment

Greater Good Magazine - Four Things to do Everyday for your Mental Health

How to provide distance learning in physical education - Webinar How To -  Distance learning for Physical Education (Great for Elementary and Middle school) 

Additional Resources:

100 Mile Club - 
100 Mile Club – 26 Day Challenge!  For 26 days (or until school resumes, whichever comes first), track your progress and aim for 1 mile per day.

BOKS at Home - Games and activities to keep kids active and happy. Also, Facebook LIVE BOKS classes weekdays at 12pm EST.

BrainPOP - Free Access during school closures. BrainPOP has links for both learners and Lesson Plans for Educators

CATCH Health at Home -  Families: free and easy access to several of CATCH's evidence-based health, nutrition, and physical education materials and activities that require limited space and supervision. Educators: free lessons and resources to provide health education, nutrition education and physical activity instruction to students remotely.

CDC Healthy Schools -  BAM! Body and Mind Classroom Resources for Teachers grades 4-8

Cosmic Kids Yoga - Making yoga and mindfulness FUN for kids since 2012!

Dove Confident Me - Confident Me Program  Workshops on Body Image 

Dynamic PE ASAP  -  Lesson Plans  400 Free Lesson Plans developed by Dr. Robert Pangrazi 

Fit and Fun - Health Habits Checklist

Fitbound Inclusive 2-8 Minute Videos for Kids Ages 7 & Up -  Fitbound Videos - Short, inclusive exercise videos the represent individuals with and without disabilities.

Fitness Videos from Athletes for Hope -  Youtube Fitness Videos

FlagHouse - Free Resources - Drive positive progress in the lives of your students with FlagHouse's huge selection of PE Activity Guides.

Focused Fitness Workout Videos on PhysEd TV - PhysEd TV  - New video content every week for elementary, middle school and high school students.

Game On Activity LibraryGame On Activity Library - Filter by gymnasium and playground to find 58 movement activities from Action for Healthy Kids. 

Generation Genius - Human Body Systems for Kids (Additional instruction videos available for a fee)

GoNoodle 2-5 Minute Videos for Kids 4-10 Years Old - - Every dance party, yoga session, and mindfulness activity is an opportunity for kids to wake up their bodies, engage their minds, and be their best.

GOPHER LIVEEpisode 2 : At-Home Resources and Activities :  At-Home Resources and Activities In the 2nd episode of Gopher Live, Adam and Andy demonstrate the free SPARKhome and DynamicPEASAP lesson plans. They also share Gopher’s newest Active@Home kettlebell and speed and agility cards.  They also discuss many of the free resources available including free lesson plans, professional development, and skill cards.

GOPHER LIVE - Episode 3 : A new SPARK challenge and health. moves. minds. lesson plans!  In this episode of Gopher Live, Adam Gill and Andy Tupy share the latest Gopher resources, a new SPARK challenge and health. moves. minds. lesson plans. All of these resources are free. We encourage you to share them with parents and students!  

Hip Hop Public Health -
H.Y.P.E at Home!
 Hip Hop Public Health has put together a collection of free, fun, standards-based dance breaks that encourage physical activity at home.  

HSS Sports Safety Program Online Learning Center   Library of free online movement education classes 

My School in Motion
Fun exercise routines for kids and adults that incorporate positive messaging about health, wellness and nutrition. Video 1 :(35 minutes)  Video 2 : (18 minutes)

COVID-19 Information and Disability Services Resource List - Building Healthy Inclusive Communities

Online Physical Education for Homeschoolers 

OPEN PE -'s Teacher Learning School, Active Home ( SEL curriculum, Fitness Knowledge, Mindfulness, Activity for home, Academic Language, Letter to family)

The Optimal Plate - The Optimal Plate is a free ebook from Guy Waltman, wholistic health expert; learn lessons of nutrition never taught in school.

PE Central - (HPE resource, activity and fitness challenges and fitness challenge calendars, PE Homework, Activity Logs)

Playworks - Play at Home Playbook - Games to play at home

Scholastic -   Scholastic Learn at Home Learn at Home - Day by Day Projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing 

SHAPE America - Virtual resources for Health and PE

Stanford Medicine - Tobacco Prevention Toolkit -  Modules for nicotine and tobacco education (PE at home resources, other curriculum)

Wide Open School - Created by over 25 organizations, and curated by the editors at Common Sense. It offers many resources that can be completed offline and on smartphones, as well as bilingual and English-language learner resources and ideas for special education.