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Does your student ever need a break? Grab this set of free printable exercise flashcards and help improve your student’s focus, strength, and flexibility with gross motor movements.

You can find all of our movement cards here.

What’s Included in the Exercise Cards?

The file includes 36 cards with traditional exercises. Each card tells how many repetitions or how many seconds to do the exercises.

  • High Knees
  • Arm Circles
  • Plank
  • Calf Stretch
  • Run in Place
  • Jump Rope
  • Straddle
  • Squat
  • Lunge
  • Butterfly
  • Splits
  • Toe Touches
  • Sit-ups
  • Jumping Jacks
  • Push-ups
  • Free Choice!

Demonstrate the proper way to perform each exercise.

For the squats, lunges, and calf stretches, and arm circles, make sure you show your student how to work out both sides of the body.

How to Use the Free Printable Exercise Flashcards for Kids

  1. Download the file.
  2. Print the cards on cardstock.
  3. If desired, laminate for durability.
  4. Cut out the cards.

You can use the cards in a variety of ways. Here are a few ideas:

Put them in a jar. When your student gets the wiggles, let her choose one and act out the card together.

Choose 3-5 cards and let your student put them in the order of his choice to create his own work-out plan.

Hide the cards around the house. When your student needs a break from schoolwork, go on a hunt for a card. Find one (or two or three!) and act out the exercises together.

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More Free Printable Exercise Cards for Kids

If your students enjoyed this set of exercise cards, try these additional cards for more brain breaks: