Exercise Videos for Kids

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The University of Scranton Department of Physical Therapy can help you stretch, move, and stay healthy during this time at home with videos for kids in grades k - 2 and 3 - 5. Join students from The University of Scranton's Physical Therapy Program for a well balanced exercise program for home, fun play outside, and for tips on how to stay healthy and strong. 

Video Playlists

A Well Balanced Exercise Program at Home (Grades K-2)

Outdoor Play Safety (Grades K-2)

The Importance of Exercise and How to Stay Active at Home (Grades K-2)

Exercise, Health, and Wellness Video Collection for Grades 3 - 5

A Well Balanced Exercise Program at Home (Grades K-2)

Warm Up & Stretch with Vanessa Zimmerman

Superhero Arms with Ashley Genello

Strong Legs with Kayla Brown

Cardio with Kaitlyn Brogan

Stretch and Cool Down Mary Kate Halligan

Outdoor Play Safety (Grades K-2)

Stay Safe on the Playground with Stevie Kalinoski

Test Your Playground Knowledge with Safety Police Steve Browning

Learn the "High Five Rules" for Playing Outside with Kailyn Angelo

Katie Explains Importance of Hydration for Having Fun

The Importance of Exercise and How to Stay Active at Home (Grades K-2)

Join Timmy, Casey , Rachel, and Bridget to Learn About Exercise and Staying Active at Home

Name Game Handout

Exercise, Health, and Wellness Video Collection for Grades 3 - 5

Featured Video 

Join Amanda T. for an Introduction to Mental Health and Breathing

 View the complete collection of exercise, health, and wellness videos for kids in grades 3 - 5 below!

Grades 3 -5 Video Collection

  • Nutrition Grades 3 - 5 plus or minus

    Join Lizzy DiGiovine to Learn About Eating Healthy 

    How to Keep a Balanced Plate with Nicole Sanchirico

    Supplies: 5 markers/crayons, pencil or pen, a piece of paper

    References: U.S. Department of Agriculture. What Is My Plate. ChooseMyPlate

    Learn About Safe Baking and How to Make Edible Cookie Dough with Morgan Rentzheimer

    Ask a parent/guardian for help learning surfaces before you cook and for help with the recipe. 

    Ingredients List: 1/4 cup packed brown sugar, 2 Tablespoons butter, softened,  1/8 teaspoon of salt,  1/8 teaspoon vanilla,  1 Tablespoon milk,  5 Tablespoons flour (eliminate any bacteria risks by toasting your flour at 350 degrees F for just 5 minutes), 2 Tablespoons chocolate chips

    Join Lauren Wyant to Learn the Facts About Sugar

  • Heart Health Grades 3 - 5 plus or minus

    Learn About Heart Health with Claire, Johanna, Janine, and Erin

    Video Topics:

    • Claire Lacon  - Signs of a Heart Attack and How to React 
    • JohannaLevine - Heart Diet (low fat/sodium) 
    • Janine DeLucia -Heart Healthy Diets 
    • Erin Hultberg - The Importance of Exercise for Heart Health 
  • Summer Safety Grades 3 - 5 plus or minus

    Have Fun and Stay Safe with Michele, Erin, and Anthony

    Video Topics:

    • Michele Calogero - Sun Safety 
    • Erin Ciarrocca - Pool Safety
    • Anthony Puglisi -  Hydration 

  • Benefits of Yoga Grades 3 - 5plus or minus

    Learn the Relaxing Benefits of Yoga with Rachel O., Alaina, Emily, Rachel K., and Elizabeth

  • Safety With Stroke and Orthostatic Hypotension Grades 3-5plus or minus

    Join Jake, Michael F., and Iain for a Lesson on Safety With Stroke and Orthostatic Hypotension 

    You'll learn about blood flow in your body and how to be a "Safety Superhero" so you know what to do in case of an emergency. 

  • Mental Health and Staying at Home Grades 3 - 5 plus or minus

    Join Amanda T. for an Introduction to Mental Health and Breathing

    Enjoy the Relaxing Benefits of Meditation with Sean

    Yoga and Relaxation with Jeff

    Learn About Mind Exercises and Help Work Out Your Brain with Lauren B.

  • The Importance of Nutrition and Exercise Grades 3 - 5plus or minus

    Learn How Food Powers Your Body and How to Exercise to Stay Healthy and Strong with Megan, Morgan, Mike M., and Katie