It's A Great Day For Exercise!
While outside, the children were engaged in playing tag. They had stopped to take a break. While taking their break, the children decided that it would be nice to do some exercise movements. They did things such as push-ups, planks, squats and jumping jacks.
Moving their large bodies and doing the exercise movements gives the children the ability to build balance, control, and makes the children aware of their bodies.
Michigan Standards of Quality: 2. Early Learning Expectation: Children experience growth in gross motor development and use large muscles to improve a variety of gross motor skills in both structured and unstructured settings.