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Y on the Fly Week 5

Knock, Knock. “Pizza Delivery from Y on the Fly!” This week, students participated in stretch sessions and used a game (Pizza Delivery) to not only work on physical health but team building and strategy as well. Pizza Delivery involves one student standing in the middle of a hula hoop while the remaining members of the team work together to hold the hula hoop and prevent it from touching the “delivery man/woman” until they get the pizza (bean bag) to a house safely.

McCormick’s Seasonings used this week: Cumin, Garlic Salt, Oregano (Pizza Hummus)

While making Pizza Hummus, Ms. Megan taught the students that beans are a great source of plant protein and that whole grains help our brains and give us a boost of energy.

Here’s what the kids said:

  “I always thought I hated hummus but this is so good!”

 “I cannot wait to make this at home!”

Other activities included Dodgeball, Hungry Fox, 3 Line Basketball, Bean bag toss and Hula hoop Tic-Tac-Toe. (9 hula hoops are place on the ground. Students are broken off into two teams must race get three bean bags in a row)

Y on the Fly visited Sinclair Elementary, Grace Beyond Walls, Church of the Good, Shepherd-Camp Imagination, Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Y Head Start Commodore John Rodgers, Summer R.E.A.D.S, Wolfe Street Academy, Baltimore Curriculum Project, Brehms Lane Elementary and Day of Hope.

Thank you to our sponsors, PNC and McCormick Flavor For Life, for making this partnership possible.

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