This book contains five action packed chapters that include games and activities for individual and group cooperation skills, class leadership, positive sportsmanship and teamwork, interpersonal skills, and respect for self and others.
I. Chapter One ~ COOPERATION: 21 Great Activities Including:
Cooperation Poster, Hula Hoops on the Floor, Partner Balloon Activity, Blanket Balloon Toss, Partner Scoops, Partner Hula Hoops, Step Back, Jump the Shot, Partner Balloon Relay, Cardboard Tubes, Partner Pass-Tag, High and Low Bridges, Train Whistle, Back to Back Pass, Rock Um – Sock Um, Long Rope Jumping, Partner Stunts, Balloon Juggle, Nerf Football – Line Catch, Three Person Run Down, and Pepper.
II. Chapter Two ~ LEADERSHIP: 15 Great Activities Including:
Leadership Poster, Hot Potato, Follow Me – Streamers, Hubba Bubba, Partner Obstacle Course, Follow Me (Carpet Skates), Mirroring, Five Person Follow the Leader, Three Person Overtake, Cool Down -Stretch,Robot, Detective, Squad Lines-Move to Music, Partner Fitness Trail, and Rock Paper Scissors.
III. Chapter Three ~ TEAMWORK: 25 Great Activities Including:
Teamwork Poster, Big Bug, Four Square Hoop Ball, Cone Knock Down and Set Up, Alaskan T-Ball, Circle Hula Hoops, Bionic Octopus, Jumping Beanbag, Slap Ball, Team Bowling, Circle Pin Guard, Touche Turtle, Tunnel Ball, California Kickball, Team Juggle, Total Score Volleyball, Crab Soccer (Beach Ball), Asteroids, Overhead Set-Cooperative Score, Keep Away, Knots, Four Person -Follow Your Pass, Plastic Clothes Basket/Ball, Foam Frisbee Dodgeball, and Eraser Bounce Pass.
VI. Chapter Four ~ ACCEPTABLE TOUCHING: 18 Great Activities:
Acceptable Touching Poster, Back to Back, Sticky Popcorn, Balloon Bug, Fishworm, Cars and Drivers, Parachute-Sharks, Elbow to Elbow, Ants, Thunder Storm, Parachute-Numbers Change, Aura, Carpet Square Machines, Dribble Touch, Five Partners, Shuffle Square Dance, Hand to Hand Relay, and Island Tag.
V. Chapter Five ~ RESPECT: 12 Activities:
Respect for Others Poster, Bean Bag Freeze, Stars, Ropes on the Floor, Fish in the Basket, Balloons of Different Colors, Excuse Me Please, Yam Ball Routine, Falling Stars, Bean Bag Sliders, Crab-Color Tag, and LaRaspa Freeze.
OTHER: Student Awards/Certificates: Cooperation Award, Super Leader Award, Teamwork Award, and Polite Award.
About the Author: Steve Moyer has spent 30 years looking for quality physical education activities that promote leaming and have “pizzazz.” He believes both students and teachers should approach physical education with excitement! Many of the activities in this workbook have been presented by Steve at professional workshops and conventions. A former elementary physical education teacher, Steve taught 10 years in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He is currently a Professor at Eastern Michigan University where he teaches Methods of Elementary Physical Education and supervises student teachers. He is also a consortium member for the Michigan Exemplary Physical Education Curriculum (EPEC) Project.