Muscle Stretch

Physical education lesson plan on muscle stretching.



• To demonstrate non-locomotor movement such as stretching while enhancing flexibility of muscles and demonstrating proper breathing techniques.


Suggested Grades:

3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade

Lesson Procedure:

Materials: Gymnastics mat or pad or gym floor


Lesson Excerpt:

Instructional Procedures:

Students will begin their stretching routine against the wall of the gym and conclude their stretching exercises on a mat or gym floor. Students need to allow at least four [4] feet of space between each other on the mat. Students will demonstrate four [4] stretching exercises while breathing properly. Note: Students must hold each stretching position for at least 30 seconds while inhaling and exhaling.

Standing calf stretch: Facing the wall, students will extend both arms out front and press against the wall with both hands flat on the wall.



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