Core Correlations

The following Programs/Activity Guides have been correlated to the Utah State Office of Education Core Curriculum. You can access correlations below by clicking on the Program/Activity Guide you are using, and then either the grade level or subject matter within. The activities that meet that grade or subject matter will be listed.

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(EC PreK: Physical Health & Safety: Guideline 1) Objective 2: Exhibits gross motor coordination (large muscle).

Indicator a: Demonstrates control and balance during movements that move the child from one place to another (locomotor; e.g. walks forward in a straight line, hops, runs, jumps over low objects).

  • Activity 1, Dance with Leaves

  • Activity 3, Take a Texture Walk

  • Activity 9, Outdoor Play


Indicator b: Demonstrates coordination and balance in movements that do not move the child from one place to another (non-locomotor; e.g., balances on one food, moves body parts in isolation).


  • Activity 3, Go on a “bear hunt”

  • Activity 11, Sing and Dance with Billy B

  • Activity 11, Plant a tree with song 


Indicator c: Demonstrates control of large muscles to manipulate objects (e.g., throws, catches and kicks balls, rides wheel toys).

  • Activity 9, Outdoor Play

  • Activity 11, Plant a tree with song


Indicator d: Exhibits control of body movements through space (e.g., runs and stops, changes direction while in motion, moves in response to a cue, dances).

  • Activity 1, Dance with Leaves

  • Activity 3, Take a Texture Walk

  • Activity 5, Pretend to be Dancing Leaves

  • Activity 7, Dance around a Maypole

  • Activity 8, Dance the hokey pokey

  • Activity 8, Sing and Dance with Billy B

  • Activity 9, Sing and Dance with Billy B

  • Activity 10, Sing and Dance with Billy B

  • Activity 11, Sing and Dance with Billy B

  • Activity 11, Dance around a Tree

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