A cool warm-up activity with plenty of action and with a “surprise ending.”
Here are several lessons for upper elementary students based on the K-8 Massachusetts State Standards. Submitted by Elizabeth McDonald from Somerset, Massachusetts. 3-4
Muscle Trek will help your students gain in both knowledge of specific muscles groups and important physical activity concepts.
Work with a partner to accomplish a variety of exercises from the fitness components and make activity choices together.
What happens when you mix a card game (“Blackjack”) with fitness? You get a whole- body fitness activity everyone will enjoy!
Here’s a way to emphasize practical math skills in the gym. Submitted by Wayne Flint from Keswick, Virginia. 3-8
Here are some more middle school “Energizers” from Kymm Ballard. 6-8
Jim Rich developed this “new” approach to restructuring the typical physical education class to take advantage of the latest recommendations found in educational research. K-8
Here are two ideas for integrating math and language arts skills into your physical education lesson. Submitted by Susan Kunelius from Richfield, Minnesota. 1-5
This is a fun game with lots of cardiovascular activity. Submitted by Sheila Bush from Mechanicsburgh, Pennsylvania. K-6