Skillastics® After School Package


  • Character Education Development Resource
  • Perfect for Summer Programming or as a part of a school year resource rotation
  • Aligned with the National PE & HEPA 2.0 NAA Standards



The Skillastics® After School Package is all you need to transform the physical activity and or recreation component of your After School Program.  This package is a powerful resource curriculum designed around 10 Skillastics® Activity Kits and highlights Character Development and additional activities that require minimal or no equipment.

This package is packed full of over 100 lessons containing over 400 activities that span over 5 ½ weeks.  You begin each day with one of the Character is Cool Skillastics® cooperative activities.

Each activity in Character is Cool Skillastics® was created as a teamwork or leadership activity that is associated with a character trait.  You begin each day highlighting character traits like responsibility, teamwork, compassion, respect, sportsmanship and honesty.  The step-by-step lesson plan manual makes it easy for line staff to follow.  The guide makes it easy for staff to apply the Character is Cool Skillastics® Activity Kit to SEL behaviors and how to apply those behaviors to everyday life.

Each day consists of several miniature lessons that equal 50 minutes of quality, moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in the following format:

  • Title of Activity
  • How long the activity will take to execute
  • The grade level the activity is appropriate for
  • The overview of the activity
  • Equipment needed
  • Set up with illustrations
  • How to teach and play the activity
  • Challenges you may encounter
  • Quick Reference cues


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The Skillastics® After School Package Includes:


Great for:

  • After School Programs
  • Out-of-School-Time (OST) Programs
  • Expanded Learning Programs
  • 21st Century Learning Programs (21st CCLC)
  • ASES After School Programs
  • YMCA’s (Y’s)
  • Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Park and Recreation


Grades 2nd thru 8th and PreK thru 1st


After School, Expanded Learning, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), Character Education, STEM Camps, 21st CCLC