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50 Exercises and Activities for At-Home P.E.

November 3, 2020 by Evan-Moor | 0 comments

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Online school means hours of sitting in front of computers and screens, both for you and your children. One of the best ways to break up this screen time is with movement sessions, or simply at-home P.E.! One of the aspects of school that gets lost in the translation to online learning is P.E. Recreating physical exercise classes at home is very important for both mental and physical development. Here are some ideas and suggestions.

Why Is P.E. Important?

In addition to giving kids a break from online school, P.E. activities are extremely beneficial in development, and they improve:

  • Flexibility
  • Cardiovascular endurance
  • Muscular strength and endurance
  • Agility and balance
  • Coordination
  • Power and speed
  • Reaction times

Physical exercise also has a direct impact on the behavior and development of the brain. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , physical activity has an influence on cognitive skills such as concentration and attention. It can also improve children’s attitudes and behaviors.

Exercises for the Whole Family

It can be motivational and encouraging for children to do these exercises with you or the whole family. Take a break from your day to do some of these family-friendly exercises and activities!

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  • PE Shed : This online resource has many great ideas for at-home P.E., including activities, games, and other resources to keep kids active.
  • Color matching game: Draw circles on the sidewalk using chalk, each a different color. Challenge your children to find items of similar colors and place them in the circles.
  • Red light, green light: Line everyone up on one side of your yard and have one person calling out “red light, green light.” To make it more fun, change the instructions from walking or running to jumping, skipping, or spinning!
  • Create an American Ninja Warrior course at home : Watch this video for ideas on how to create your own backyard ninja obstacle course!
  • Fill out a bingo sheet with different exercises and call them out at random one at a time.
  • After children complete the exercise, they can mark it on their bingo sheet. First to get bingo wins!
  • Soccer juggling in a group
  • Create your own obstacle course in your backyard
  • Children lead an exercise circuit – their pick!
  • Get Kids Moving workouts : These fun workouts are made especially for kids, and have fun themes like Superheroes, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more!
  • Beanbag toss (use paper plates or tape for targets).
  • Bowling (set up plastic cups or other objects as targets and roll or kick the ball)
  • Exercise stations: Set up four stations in your backyard, each with a different exercise (hula hooping, jump roping, agility ladders, hopscotch, etc.) and do each for 30 seconds before rotating.
  • Sponge race: Using two teams, set up a bucket of water on one side of the race (one to share or one per team) and on the other side, place a cup or bucket for each team to fill. Children must race from one side with a sponge full of water and squeeze it out into the cup on the other side. First to fill their cup wins!
  • Balloon/beach ball striking: Don’t let it touch the ground!

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  • Paper airplane contest: Design and make your own paper airplanes and then see how far they’ll fly! Use long hallways or big rooms to test distance or do fun tricks inside.
  • Obstacle course using household items
  • Treasure hunt: Hide an item somewhere in your home and write out clues or riddles for children to solve and find the item! You can also play hot and cold with this game, saying “warmer” as the person gets closer to the hiding spot and “colder” as he or she moves away from it.
  • The floor is lava! Don’t touch the floor as you get to the other side of the room.
  • Indoor bowling: Using softer objects and a hallway or clear space
  • Balloon volleyball
  • Indoor basketball: Use rolled-up socks as your ball and try to make it in targets, using yarn, paper plates, or baskets.
  • Agility ladders (use painter’s tape to mark ladder spaces).
  • Make an indoor laser maze using a hallway and painter’s tape.
  • Beanbag toss: Arrange targets in a line or spread out and see if you can land your beanbag on the target.
  • Hide-and-go-seek
  • Wax museum: Assign one person to be the guard. While his or her back is turned, everyone can move around freely, but when the person turns around, you have to freeze in your position! Don’t get caught moving.
  • Active board games like Twister
  • Family yoga or stretching: Cosmic Kids Yoga : This channel has fun yoga videos for kids and the whole family.
  • Indoor exercise routine (sit-ups, push-ups, jumping jacks, etc.)

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  • Jump rope challenges: Assign a challenge each day. For example: 30 jumps without messing up, 10 skipping jumps in a row, etc.
  • Soccer exercises: Practice passing against a wall or juggling (set goals like 10–30 juggles in a row).
  • Shoot baskets, taping marks for where you want to practice shooting from.
  • Tennis against a backboard
  • Agility ladder exercises: Write down which ones they should do.
  • Create your own workout calendar: Your child can check the calendar to see which exercise or activity is assigned (jump rope, ladders, basketball, yoga, etc.). Here’s an example of an exercise calendar .
  • Cosmic Kids Yoga can be done by kids by themselves!
  • P.E. with Joe : This YouTube channel supplies fun, kid-friendly workouts and exercises that can be done indoors or outdoors.
  • Ring toss: Use beanbags and paper plates or hula hoops and a cone or water bottle.
  • Soccer ball bowling

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  • Coach Wood Workouts : Coach Wood is a popular YouTube channel who does themed workouts for kids! He guides children through an activity or workout with a fun twist.
  • GoNoodle Games : With a variety of games and activities (for a short or long period of time) GoNoodle will get children moving and having fun throughout the day.
  • Balloon striking: Don’t let it touch the ground; challenge yourself by only using your foot or head.
  • Cup stacking: A challenge that improves dexterity and coordination
  • Workout circuit indoors: Assign each room an exercise (sit-ups, jumping jacks, hopscotch, etc.) and have your child complete the circuit.
  • Balance beam: Use a long thin object or painter’s tape on the floor and challenge your child to cross it without falling.
  • Put a twist on a regular indoor scavenger hunt by including a theme that your child enjoys! For example, make it a Pokemon, Star Wars, Harry Potter, or Princess scavenger hunt!
  • Balancing challenge: Balance items like beanbags, books, or other objects on your head as you walk across a room.
  • Kids HIIT Workout
  • KIDZ BOP Daily Dance Break
  • Digital games like Just Dance get kids moving and having fun. Just Dance Videos are available on YouTube.

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  • Doug Curtin
  • January 25, 2022
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Moving phys ed online was not just a bandaid for Covid! There are endless physical education remote learning lesson plans that can continue to enhance the virtual pe option for students.

At Home PE Is Here To Stay! 

When the Covid pandemic first hit, the classroom and school day shifted to online learning. One of the toughest challenges was teaching physical education remotely. Physical education was accustomed to being a dynamic and interactive in-person experience.

But now, only a few years later, remote PE for kids at home has become a viable long-term option. More PE teachers can offer remote physical education for students with technology and online resources. Whether it is a mandated quarantine, extended absence, credit recovery, or any other reason, many schools embrace phys ed online. 

Struggling to Find Online Physical Education Activities 

At first, many physical education teachers turned to social media and youtube videos for online pe activities. The initial results were positive! There were plenty of online pe lessons that covered teachers for a few days or weeks. 

But it wasn’t long before teachers felt like they were running on a never-ending hamster wheel trying to keep up! So, where was a more centralized place to find online pe lessons for middle school and high school? 

Challenge of Creating Multiple Virtual Physical Education Lessons 

As the pandemic extended, and a whole host of different reasons kept the need for  virtual pe lessons , physical education teachers wanted to find a consistent stream of resources. PE activities at home needed to be supported by lesson plans and curriculum. 

And just like traditional health and physical education classes at school, teachers wanted to ensure that remote pe lessons still covered different components of physical activity, mental health, emotional learning, and more.

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What to do for pe virtual learning?

How do you take pe ideas for distance learning and turn them into curriculum? There are many options from at-home fitness, yoga, mindfulness, and more that students can choose from.

While many first looked for pe activities without equipment, there are countless creative ways to use objects and resources at home to get a great workout in! 

With remote physical education, it is about giving students safe opportunities to explore fitness and wellness all through home learning.

Three Physical Education Remote Learning Lesson Plans 

Physical education distance learning lesson plans should follow a template that can work in a variety of settings. Each student might have a slightly different at-home situation, and very few likely have endless space and equipment. These lessons have physical education videos that guide students through options to do these workouts anywhere!

Lesson 1: “Goblet Squat” 

In the coming sessions, you’ll notice with switch things up slightly, introducing some new loaded movements for all. Today, we’re going to begin working a loaded “Goblet Squat”, as well as some “unilateral” work, aka single limb, with loaded RDLs and a Bulgarian Split Squat. Remember, Dumbbells are great, but all we really need is a loaded backpack/duffle bag/etc to make it happen! Now that we are adding load, make sure we continue to priortize our movement and technique. Watch the videos to perfect your craft!

Lesson 2: “Press” 

Today’s main focal point is some increased difficulty within our “Press” aka the standard push up. We are introducing a new variation for all, the “Hand-Release Push Up” which removes the SSC aspect of the movement (think the rebound effect), making it harder than a normal push up. That being said, if you are still working on mastering the original push up, continue to do so! Use these sets and reps to build your capacity and continue to scale as needed – remember, even your couch can be used to scale appropriately. We are also going to begin prescribing formal upper body pulling, aka pull ups or whatever substitution you need to perform. Watch the video to familiarize yourself with all the pulling options available to you at home!

Lesson 3: “Overhead Squat”

Introducing another brand new squat variation, the Overhead Squat! This movement requires almost no loading to be challenging. Our focus is on learning and mastering control of the movement and achieving full range of motion with great technique. Don’t be discouraged if you have trouble at first, that’s the whole point! We have some other loaded lower body work as well with the classic two-legged RDL and a weighted lunge. Do try to keep track of what weights/instruments you use, it will help down the road. Lastly, we have a classic aerobic-style finisher with some volume work and cardio mixed together. Let’s have a day!

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Bonus! The PE Challenge At Home 

In addition to at-home workouts, teachers can add remote fitness games for pe. Through various phys ed fitness challenge opportunities, students can test and assess some basic movements at home and log them via PLT4M, google classroom, or your preferred method. Check out just one of the many PLT4M fitness challenges. 

Key Takeaways On Virtual PE Lesson Plans 

Virtual physical education has the opportunity to promote lifelong physical activity. Encouraging students to explore different at-home fitness and wellness options will equip them with skills that will last a lifetime. 

And while this article sampled fitness workouts, many other options can fill endless weeks of online pe curriculum. Check out some of the other remote learning lesson plans that could fit within your curriculum!

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  • Dance Fitness

Do you just have at home PE activities? 

No, PLT4M is the complete physical education lesson plan solution. Whether you have students at school, at home, or a blend of both, PLT4M has you covered! 

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PLT4M has great content and curriculum, but we also have a lot of respect for these excellent companies and websites! Many of these have a lot of elementary pe options that can be a wonderful addition to PLT4M’s middle and high school options! 

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By categorizing games based on the similarities that exist between their components (e.g. skills, tactics, playing area), we can take a thematic approach to teaching PE. In a thematic approach, students get to explore tactical problems that exist across a variety of games (e.g. getting open in invasion games). This approach promotes the transfer of learning between multiple games and supports the development of competent, confident movers.

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Invasion games are games in which two teams compete to outscore their opponents within a certain amount of time. Teams score by invading their opponents side of the field and sending the object (e.g. ball, puck) into a goal or getting the object pass a goal line. Players in invasion games constantly transition between offence and defence based on whether or not their team is in possession of the object.

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Net and wall games are games in which players/teams compete to outscore their opponent(s). They do so by sending the object (e.g. ball, shuttlecock) to a space in their opponents’ court so that it cannot be played or returned within the boundaries of the game. Net and wall games are typically played on a net-divided court or in a common space using a shared wall.

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Striking and fielding games are games in which teams attempt to outscore their opponents by scoring more runs/ points within a set amount of innings. To score a run, players typically need to run around a certain amount of bases or run between two set bases. Within an inning, teams alternate between being at bat (offence) and fielding the ball (defence).

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Target games are games in which players compete to outscore their opponents by placing a projectile (e.g. ball, dart, arrow) closer to a target than their opponent is able to. Some target games are “unopposed” (i.e. a player’s opponent cannot interfere with their play and success depends solely on a player’s accuracy) while others are “opposed” (i.e. a player may interfere with their opponent’s play).

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There’s nothing kids need more to break up a day spent sitting still and listening than a fun PE class to let off some steam. In the old days, going to gym class probably included playing kickball or dodgeball after running a few laps. Since then, there have been countless reinventions of and variations on old classics as well as completely new games. Although there is no shortage of options, we love that the supplies required remain relatively minimal. You can transport to another galaxy using just a pool noodle or two or create a life-size game of Connect 4 using just Hula-Hoops. You’ll want to make sure to have some staples on hand like balls, beanbags, and parachutes. There are even PE games for kindergartners based on beloved children’s TV shows and party games. Regardless of your students’ athletic abilities, there is something for everyone on our list of elementary PE games!

1. Tic-Tac-Toe Relay

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Elementary PE games that not only get students moving but also get them thinking are our favorites. Grab some Hula-Hoops and a few scarves or beanbags and get ready to watch the fun!

Learn more: Tic-Tac-Toe Relay at S&S Blog

2. Blob Tag

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Pick two students to start as the Blob, then as they tag other kids, they will become part of the Blob. Be sure to demonstrate safe tagging, stressing the importance of soft touches.

Learn more: Blob Tag at Playworks

3. Cross the River

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This fun game has multiple levels that students have to work through, including “get to the island,” “cross the river,” and “you lost a rock.”

Learn more: Cross the River at The PE Specialist

4. Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Cones

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Line up cones, then have students pair up and stand on either side of a cone. Finally, call out head, shoulders, knees, or cones. If cones is called, students have to race to be the first to pick up their cone before their opponent.

Learn more: Head, Shoulders, Knees & Cones at S&S Blog

5. Spider Ball

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Elementary PE games are often variations of dodgeball like this one. One or two players start with the ball and attempt to hit all of the runners as they run across the gym or field. If a player is hit, they can then join in and become a spider themselves.

Learn more: Spider Ball Game at Kid Activities

6. Crab Soccer

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We love elementary PE games that require students to act like animals (and we think they will too). Similar to regular soccer, but students will need to play on all fours while maintaining a crab-like position.

Learn more: Crab Soccer at Playworks

7. Halloween Tag

A graphic shows neon stick people standing in hula hoops and some have witch hats on. Text reads Halloween Tag (elementary PE games)

This is the perfect PE game to play in October. It’s similar to tag, but there are witches, wizards, and blobs with no bones!

Learn more: Halloween Tag at The Physical Educator

8. Crazy Caterpillars

We love that this game is not only fun but also works on students’ hand-eye coordination. Students will have fun pushing their balls around the gym with pool noodles while building their caterpillars.

9. Monster Ball

A diagram shows how to setup a gynmasium for Monster ball. The left side shows the blue team and the right side shows the red. There is a large ball in a square in between the teams.

You’ll need a large exercise ball or something similar to act as the monster ball in the middle. Make a square around the monster ball, divide the class into teams on either side of the square, then task the teams with throwing small balls at the monster ball to move it into the other team’s area.

Learn more: Monster Ball at The PE Specialist

10. Striker Ball

Large cones and students are spread around a gymnasium.

Striker ball is an enjoyable game that will keep your students entertained while working on reaction time and strategic planning. We love that there is limited setup required before playing.

Learn more: Striker Ball at S&S Blog

11. Parachute Tug-of-War

Students stand around a brightly colored parachute.

What list of elementary PE games would be complete without some parachute fun? So simple yet so fun, all you will need is a large parachute and enough students to create two teams. Have students stand on opposite sides of the parachute, then let them compete to see which side comes out on top.

Learn more: Parachute Tug-of-War at Mom Junction

12. Fleas Off the Parachute

Students stand around a large parachute with small balls bouncing on the top of it.

Another fun parachute game where one team needs to try to keep the balls (fleas) on the parachute and the other tries to get them off.

Learn more: Fleas Off the Parachute at Mom Junction

13. Crazy Ball

A collage of pictures shows a little boy holding a frisbee, a few large dodge balls, and a group of children running.

The setup for this fun game is similar to kickball, with three bases and a home base. Crazy ball really is so crazy as it combines elements of football, Frisbee, and kickball!

Learn more: Crazy Ball at Health Beet

14. Bridge Tag

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This game starts as simple tag but evolves into something more fun once the tagging begins. Once tagged, kids must form a bridge with their body and they can’t be freed until someone crawls through.

Learn more: Bridge Tag at Great Camp Games

15. Star Wars Tag

A drawing of Star Wars shows a battle with different colored lightsabers.

Elementary PE games that allow you to be your favorite movie character are just way too much fun! You will need two different-colored pool noodles to stand in for lightsabers. The tagger will have one color pool noodle that they use to tag students while the healer will have the other color that they will use to free their friends.

Learn more: Star Wars Tag at Great Camp Games

16. Rob the Nest

Create an obstacle course that leads to a nest of eggs (balls) and then divide the students into teams. They will have to race relay-style through the obstacles to retrieve eggs and bring them back to their team.

17. Four Corners

Four corners are designated by different colored papers. Students stand on different corners. different colored pa

We love this classic game since it engages students physically while also working on color recognition for younger students. Have your students stand on a corner, then close their eyes and call out a color. Students standing on that color earn a point.

Learn more: Four Corners at The Many Little Joys

18. Movement Dice

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This is a perfect warm-up that requires only a die and a sheet with corresponding exercises.

Learn more: Roll the Dice Movement Break at Teaching Littles

19. Rock, Paper, Scissors Tag

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A fun spin on tag, children will tag one another and then play a quick game of Rock, Paper, Scissors to determine who has to sit and who gets to continue playing.

Learn more: Rock, Paper, Scissors Tag at Grade Onederful

20. Cornhole Cardio

Students stand about 10 yards back from cornhold boards. There are cones scattered throughout the gymnasium.

This one is so fun but can be a little bit confusing, so be sure to leave plenty of time for instruction. Kids will be divided into teams before proceeding through a fun house that includes cornhole, running laps, and stacking cups.

Learn more: Cardio Cornhole at S&S Blog

21. Connect 4 Relay

This relay takes the game Connect 4 to a whole new level. Players must connect four dots either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

22. Zookeepers

Students will love imitating their favorite animals while playing this fun variation of Four Corners where the taggers are the zookeepers.

23. Racket Whack-It

A diagram shows how to setup the game Rack It, Whack It.

Students stand with rackets in hand while balls are thrown at them—they must either dodge the balls or swat them away.

Learn more: Racket Whack-It via PEgames.org

24. Crazy Moves

A diagram shows 5 mats laid out with x's on them to represent the students.

Set mats out around the gym, then yell out a number. Students must race to the mat before it is already filled with the correct number of bodies.

Learn more: Crazy Moves at PEgames.org

25. Wheelbarrow Race

A cartoon image shows two kids on their hands while two other kids hold their legs. A third child is yelling Go in the background.

Sometimes the best elementary PE games are the simplest. An oldie but a goodie, wheelbarrow races require no equipment and are guaranteed to be a hit with your students.

Learn more: Wheelbarrow Race at wikiHow

26. Live-Action Pac-Man

Fans of retro video games like Pac-Man will get a kick out of this live-action version where students get to act out the characters.

27. Spaceship Tag

Give each of your students a Hula-Hoop (spaceship), then have them run around trying not to bump into anyone else’s spaceship or get tagged by the teacher (alien). Once your students get really good at it, you can add different levels of complexity.

28. Rock, Paper, Scissors Beanbag Balance

Two children stand playing rock, paper, scissors, with bean bags on their heads (elementary PE games)

We love this spin on Rock, Paper, Scissors because it works on balance and coordination. Students walk around the gym until they find an opponent, then the winner collects a beanbag, which they must balance on their head!

Learn more: Rock, Paper, Scissors Beanbag Balance at PE Universe

29. Throwing, Catching, and Rolling

Wedge mats are laid out in front of kiddie swimming pools which are filled with industrial sized paper towel rolls. Children are scattered around holding whiffle balls.

This is a fun activity but it will require a lot of preparation, including asking the school maintenance staff to collect industrial-sized paper towel rolls. We love this activity because it reminds us of the old-school arcade game Skee-Ball!

Learn more: Winter Activity at S&S Blog

30. Jenga Fitness

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Although Jenga is fun enough on its own, combining it with fun physical challenges is sure to be a winner with young students.

Learn more: Jenga Fitness at S&S Blog

31. Volcanoes and Ice Cream Cones

A diagram shows children running around flipping cones either upside down or right side up (elementary PE games)

Divide the class into two teams, then assign one team as volcanoes and the other as ice cream cones. Next, spread cones around the gym, half upside down and half right side up. Finally, have the teams race to flip as many cones as possible to either volcanoes or ice cream cones.

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This fun variation on dodgeball will have your students getting exercise while having a ton of fun! Begin with three balls on a basketball court. If you are hit by a ball, you are out. If you take a step while holding a ball, you are out. There are other rules surrounding getting out and also how to get back in, which can be found in this video.

33. Musical Hula-Hoops

PE games for kindergartners that are similar to party games are some of our favorites! Think musical chairs but with Hula-Hoops! Lay enough Hula-Hoops around the edge of the gym minus five students since they will be in the muscle pot. Once the music starts, students walk around the gym. When the music stops, whoever doesn’t find a Hula-Hoop becomes the new muscle pot!

34. 10-Second Tag

This game is perfect to play at the beginning of the year since it helps with learning names and allows the teacher to get to know the first student in line.

35. The Border

This game is so fun and requires no equipment whatsoever. Divide the gym into two sides. One side can move freely while the other side must avoid letting their feet touch the floor by rolling around, crawling, etc.

36. Freedom Catch

This is a simple throwing, catching, and tag game that will certainly be a hit with your PE class. Captors attempt to tag players so they can send them to jail. You can be freed if someone on your team runs to a freedom cone while throwing a ball to the jailed person. If the ball is caught by the jailed person, they can rejoin the game.

37. Oscar’s Trashcan

As far as PE games for kindergartners goes, this one is a guaranteed winner since it is based on the show Sesame Street . You’ll need two large areas that can be sectioned off to use as trash cans and also a lot of medium-size balls. There are two teams who must compete to fill their opponent’s trash can while emptying their own. Once over, the trash will be counted and the team with the least amount of trash in their trash can wins!

38. 4-Way Frisbee

Divide your class into four separate teams, who will compete for points by catching a Frisbee inside one of the designated goal areas. Defenders are also able to go into the goal areas. There are a number of other rules that can be applied so you can modify the game in a way that’s best for your class.

39. Badminton King’s/Queen’s Court

This one is simple but fun since it is played rapid-fire with kids waiting their turn to take on the King or Queen of the court. Two players start and as soon as a point is earned, the loser swaps places with another player. The goal is to be the player that stays on the court the longest, consistently knocking out new opponents.

40. Jumping and Landing Stations

Kids love stations and they definitely love jumping, so why not combine those things into one super-fun gym class? They’ll have a blast challenging themselves with all the different obstacles presented in this video.

41. Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course

Regardless of whether you’ve ever seen an episode of American Ninja Warrior , you are probably familiar with the concept and so are your students. Plus, you’ll probably have just as much fun as your students setting up the obstacles and testing them out!

42. Balloon Tennis

Since kids love playing keepy-uppy with a balloon, they will love taking it a step further with balloon tag!

43. Indoor Putting Green

If your school can afford to invest in these unique putting green sets, you can introduce the game of golf to kids as young as kindergarten. Who knows, you might just have a future Masters winner in your class!

44. Scooter Activities

Let’s be honest, we all have fond memories of using scooters in gym class. Regardless of whether you do a scooter sleigh or scooter hockey, we think there is something for everyone in this fun video.

45. Pick It Up

This is the perfect PE game to play if you are stuck in a small space with a good-size group. Teams win by making all of their beanbag shots and then collecting all of their dots and stacking them into a nice neat pile.

46. Dodgeball Variations

Since not all kids love having balls thrown at them, why not try a dodgeball alternative that uses gym equipment as targets rather than fellow students? For example, have each student stand in front of a Hula-Hoop with a bowling ball inside of it. Students need to protect their hoop while attempting to knock over their opponents’ pins.

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As a Grade 7 teacher, it can be challenging to keep warm-up games and Daily Physical Activities fresh and new.Having participated in a number of these games, I feel I’ll be able to provide greater variety to my students this year and beyond. Educator: Ian Cox

During the average 45 minute block of physical education, students are actually active (i.e. moving around, elevating their heart rates), for approximately 17 minutes (less than half!). With our website, and the hundreds (soon to be thousands, as our updates continue), of activities, warm-ups, games, individual and group challenges…etc. we aim to keep kids moving, moving, moving.

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The PE Shed was born on October 2016 to provide Physical Education resources to people all around the world. It's mission is simple: To make Physical Education teaching simple, fun and engaging . 

Our ideas were created in the classroom (gymnasium) and have been tested on real children! The PE activities and games which we have included are aimed at children in Elementary (Primary) and Lower Secondary School. The majority of activities can be adapted for all ages. We have also created Active Reading Comprehensions allowing you to take English Literacy and Reading lessons to PE.

The PE lesson plans we have created will provide you with everything you need to teach fun and engaging PE lessons. Each lesson plan includes a focus, recommended age group and an image. We also explain:

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Our PE website has been divided into areas to make it easy for you to navigate and find the perfect PE activity for you and your children:

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Awesome Resources for Physical Education Teachers

What’s Up?

We’re glad you’re here!

First of all, if you’re not already getting our free email updates – you can subscribe to the free newsletter HERE and get regular freebies and PhysEd Updates + a FREE PE Games E-BOOK! (we recommend using a personal address like Gmail – sadly the school district email robots sometimes block our emails because of all the download links we send out… silly robots…)

Secondly – Stay connected on your favorite Social Media, we’re always sharing awesome ideas and we’d love for you connect on whatever platform you use most (links below)

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Third – The most helpful free resource we’ve created over the years on this site is the massive amount of blog articles which are organized by category below – We’d encourage you to check out some of the blog posts to get some good ideas and inspiration.  

Fourth – After checking out the free resources below, you might want to join our PE Specialist Membership Community where we’re working hard to give P.E. teachers all the support they need to be successful.  All members have access to everything we’ve ever created… it’s pretty AWESOME!

If you have an idea or a resource request hit us up on the contact page.

Have Fun and Teach On

Classroom management strategies and tools.

  • The Conflict Corner (Teaching students conflict resolution)
  • Daily Self Assessment (Teaching students daily self reflection)
  • The Levels of Partner Acceptance (Learning to work with any partner/group)
  • Home Base Spots (Assigned Seats in the Gym)
  • Printable “I Can Statements” for PE Class
  • The Good Sport Code (Teaching students to be a Good Sport)
  • My Daily Warmup Routine
  • Shoes, Injuries and Time Out Form
  • Easy Score Keeper Cards (Teaching students to keep their own score)
  • Exercise Posters and One Page Workout Posters Pack
  • A Tour of all the Posters on my Gym Walls (+ Skill Cues Poster Pack)
  • PE Rules and Consequences Poster
  • 5 Awesome Classroom Management Ideas
  • How to Setup Nets in your Gym (Volleyball or Tennis)
  • My System for Managing Recess Equipment
  • How to plan out your year of PE
  • How I Manage Doing Grades for Elementary PE
  • Pushup Coupons as a PE Reward Idea

Lesson Ideas and Unit Overviews

  • How I Teach Spikeball in Phys Ed
  • How I run a Cosmic Bowling Tournament
  • How I Teach Soccer in Phys Ed
  • How to Teach Jump Rope in Phys Ed
  • How to Teach Gymnastics in Phys Ed
  • How I do Fitness Testing (Fitnessgram)
  • How I Teach Striking With Paddles
  • How I teach Four Square in Phys Ed
  • First week of school lesson
  • How to Plan an Awesome Field Day
  • Tips for Teaching PE Using Station Activities
  • How I Teach Throwing and Catching in Phys Ed
  • How I Teach Frisbee Throwing in PE

Teaching Tips

  • 2020: Tips for Teaching During COVID
  • How to Plan a Year of PE in 15 Minutes
  • Common Phrases I say in P.E. Class
  • Change Takes Time: Be Patient and Enjoy the Process (Please read this)
  • Tips for Teaching with Station Activities (and Free Printable Station Signs)
  • Teaching Tips – Short Thoughts for Teachers to Reflect on

Technology Resources

  • Using Animated GIFs and Follow the Leader Videos in PE (Jump Rope GIFS and Videos)
  • My Complete TV Setup in My Gym and related Technology Tools
  • What’s in My Backpack? An Overview of my Daily Carry Technology Tools
  • Using iMovie Trailers to Advocate for P.E.
  • Google Forms + iPads to give End of Year Surveys
  • How to use Plickers to Assess Students
  • Using the Clips App to Create Awesome Videos for Sharing on Social Media
  • An Awesome Wireless Mic for Teaching PE
  • My Favorite Teacher Technology Tools and Tips

Games and Activities

  • RPS Entourage: A Fun No Equipment Mixer for PE
  • The Cone Flip Mixer: A Fun PE Warmup
  • SWITCH: A Fun No Equipment Instant Activity
  • 5 Fun Striking with Implements Station Activities
  • How I teach Hula Hooping in Phys Ed
  • Awesome Warmup and Instant Activity Ideas
  • Frisbee Throwing Station Activity Ideas
  • 10 Awesome Parachute Activities for PE
  • Using Exercise Posters for Warm Ups and Workouts
  • Striking Balloons with Implements (Free Lesson Plan Download)
  • The Fastest Class Challenge (School-wide warmup challenge)
  • Assessing Locomotor Movements (Locomotor License Test)
  • Soccer Noodle Tag
  • Ideas for Virtual PE (at Home PE Assignments)
  • Monster Ball  
  • Hula Hut Throwdown
  • The Yard of the Month Competition
  • Noodle Dance Tag
  • Fire and Ice
  • Cross the River
  • Pass the Frog
  • Hula Hut Relays
  • Adventure Bingo
  • The Crazy Cards Challenge
  • Teaching Ball Handling  
  • Teaching Passing and Shooting
  • The Dribbling Cues Knowledge Assessment

Music and Dance

  • My Favorite Phys Ed Music Playlists
  • Hokey Pokey Dance with Hula Hoops
  • How to do the Cupid Shuffle
  • The “Call it Macaroni Song” Follow Along with Locomotors
  • Practicing Locomotors with the Chicken Dance
  • How to setup a Stereo in your gym
  • Making Dance Fun and Easy With Mr. Chris (The Jump Dance)
  • Whip Nae Nae Dance Steps

PE Conference Notes

  • What I learned at SCAHPERD
  • 2015 National PE Institute
  • 2016 National PE Institute

PhysEd Q & A Show Podcast + FAQ Page

  • Job Interview Tips
  • Advice for First Year Teachers
  • How to teach Kindergarten PE Class
  • How to get Kids to Stop Talking While You’re Teaching?
  • Planning Your Scope and Sequence (How to Fit it All In?)
  • How to Teach a Jump Rope Unit
  • How to Teach a Gymnastics Unit
  • How to Run a Successful Field Day
  • An interview with Ben
  • Tips for Teachers the Week Before School Starts
  • Tips for Teachers for the First Week of School
  • How to Teach Locomotor Movements to Students in K – 2nd Grade
  • How to Use and Implement Technology in PE Class
  • Teaching in Small Spaces, Staying Organized, Advocacy and More
  • Behavior Management, Sub Plans, Lesson Structure and More
  • Coping with Stress, Dealing with Behaviors, Repeat Offenders and More
  • Favorite Technology Integration Tools
  • How I Became a PE Teacher
  • Management Tips and General Teaching Tips
  • Tips for Future Professionals
  • How do you do Grades?
  • Should I get a Masters Degree?
  • How to get Equipment on a Budget?
  • How do you deal with “fake” injuries in PE Class?
  • Can you Provide Some Team Teaching Tips?
  • Should We Have Winning & Losing in PE Class?

Other Articles:

  • My Gym’s Climbing Equipment Tour: Climbing Wall, Monkey Bars, Cargo Net and Climbing Ropes
  • 4 Ways to Make Fitnessgram Fun
  • Instant Activity Ideas
  • How to Inspire Students
  • Health Integration Ideas
  • Christmas Games and Activities

Resources for Teaching Virtually

  • Blog on Tips, Resources and Ideas for Teaching Virtually and Socially Distant
  • Podcast going over Mindset, Routines, Face to Face and Virtual Teaching Tips
  • Ideas Resources for Mostly Asynchronous Virtual Teaching
  • Tips for Running a Virtual Field Day
  • Learn How to Tie Your Shoes
  • Throwing and Catching Challenges with Tissue Paper

PE Specialist Membership

If you’ve checked out all my blog posts and you like what you see and are interested in diving a little deeper, being connected to an awesome PhysEd community and getting access to a ton of amazing resources – Check out The PE Specialist Membership Community , it’s pretty sweet

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Resources That I Recommend:

Looking for some helpful PE Resources?

If you’re interested in seeing our recommended books, PE Music, DVDs, Tech Gear, Equipment and more, check out our Phys-Amazon page by clicking the picture.    Let us know if you think we should add a product and we’ll check it out.

PE SPECIALIST MERCH 😃

We recently designed some T-shirts to wear when we are out and about presenting at conferences (and of course when teaching as well).

I thought you might want one as well so we uploaded the design to a Shirt Printing Shop, check out our Merch Page Below for Details:

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If you get one take a pic and tag us on Twitter or IG, we’d love to see our design out in the wild!

Have Fun and Teach On!

Top resources.

  • Awesome Music for PE Class
  • How to Teach Gymnastics (Unit Plan)
  • 25 Exercise Posters
  • The PE Poster Tour
  • How to Teach Jumprope (Unit Plan)

Top Blog Posts

  • 5 Awesome Warm-up Activities
  • How to Setup a TV in your Gym
  • 5 Great Classroom Management Tips
  • How to Motivate and Inspire Students
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    A web site for Physical Education Teachers with tons of Physical Education Resources. If you're looking for games, assessments, technology tools, lesson plans and tons of PE resources you've come to the right place. ... Games, Activities, Posters, E-courses, Exclusive Online Trainings and More! Possible Side Effects: A big smile on your face ...

  3. OPEN Home Page

    Created by: Aaron Hart, Nichole Wilder, Mark Friedrich, Chris Walker. Special Contributions by: Eliza Kuhn, Andrea Hart. Welcome to OPEN's 6-day journey to becoming a Game Day Champion! A Game Day mindset means waking up each day ready to tackle challenges with excitement, bounce back from setbacks, and make a positive difference in the world.

  4. PDF Recommended PE Fitness and Activity Websites

    PE Central (pecentral.org) is the most widely used Web site for health and physical education teachers, parents, and students. Resources on the site include over 2000 physical education and health lesson ideas and Best Practices, Professional Development online courses and on-site

  5. PE Apps and Online Resources to Keep Kids Moving At Home

    Research proves that exercise improves children's focus and energy levels, and the CDC recommends that children and adolescents ages 6 to 17 years do 60 minutes or more of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily. With so many PE apps, videos, and online resources available, it's easier than ever to incorporate P.E. into your daily learning plan.

  6. 50 Exercises and Activities for At-Home P.E.

    Flexibility. Cardiovascular endurance. Muscular strength and endurance. Agility and balance. Coordination. Power and speed. Reaction times. Physical exercise also has a direct impact on the behavior and development of the brain. According to the , physical activity has an influence on cognitive skills such as concentration and attention.

  7. My Favorite At Home Physical Activity and Fitness Resources

    One of the most important things you can do for you and your families mental health and physical health during this time is make sure you stay active and get at least the CDC recommended 60 minutes of activity each day . Check out the video below or scroll down to the links to see my favorite ideas and resources for getting active at home.

  8. PHYSEDGAMES

    The PE games you will find on this site are used by professional physical education teachers as part of successful programs in school gyms - here you'll find amazing ideas for P.E. - tried, tested, and proven by physed teachers and coaches! DIRECT LINK TO YOUTUBE CHANNEL: Physedgames YouTube Browse the categories at the top to enjoy quick and easy video descriptions to learn a new game ...

  9. Fun Activities For PE At Home

    For example replacing different activities, adding playing spaces, etc. -In order to play the game, you will need to be in present mode. Players will click on the dice to have it start rolling and then click again to have it stop. -Players will move the number of spots that they rolled on the dice. -Once you arrived at the spot, click on it to ...

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    SPARK Sample Lesson Plans The following pages include a collection of free SPARK Physical Education and Physical Activity lesson plans. If you're searching for lesson plans based on inclusive, fun PE-PA games or innovative new ideas, click on one of the links below. ASAP Snakes and Lizards Lesson Plan Field Day Activity Centipede Pass Manipulatives […]

  12. Instant Activities

    Instant Activities. (Elementary K-5) Created by Aaron Hart, Jim DeLine, Josh Enders, Brandon Herwick, Lynn, Hefele, Jenna Knapp, Nick Kline, Andy Pickett, Andrea Hart, RD, Dan Tennessen, Nichole Wilder. Physical educators know and understand the need to get students active and engaged as soon as they enter the PE classroom.

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    Joining SHAPE America means connecting with a community of like-minded individuals, staying current on educational and instructional trends, and helping America's kids develop the ability and confidence to be physically active and make healthy choices. Become part of the leading health and physical education community!

  14. ThePhysicalEducator.com • PE Games Database

    Games designed for learning. When properly designed, games can create ideal settings for student learning in physical education. Each game in this collection has been purposefully crafted to help students meet specific learning targets. Game Category Info. Learn More.

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  16. 46 Elementary PE Games Your Students Will Love

    6. Crab Soccer. Playworks/Crab Soccer via playworks.org. We love elementary PE games that require students to act like animals (and we think they will too). Similar to regular soccer, but students will need to play on all fours while maintaining a crab-like position. Learn more: Crab Soccer at Playworks.

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    Every game, warm-up, challenge and activity on this site has been tested by our resident PE specialist. Mr. H. has been teaching physical education at the elementary school level for 7 years, and will make sure that we post only the best of the best. As a Grade 7 teacher, it can be challenging to keep warm-up games and Daily Physical Activities ...

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    Our Story. The PE Shed was born on October 2016 to provide Physical Education resources to people all around the world. It's mission is simple: To make Physical Education teaching simple, fun and engaging. Our ideas were created in the classroom (gymnasium) and have been tested on real children!

  19. Physical Education Resources

    10 Awesome Parachute Activities for PE. Using Exercise Posters for Warm Ups and Workouts. Striking Balloons with Implements (Free Lesson Plan Download) The Fastest Class Challenge (School-wide warmup challenge) Assessing Locomotor Movements (Locomotor License Test) Soccer Noodle Tag.

  20. Active Home

    There are 2 types of tools on this page. On the left, you'll find games and calendars for families to use to make their home an Active Home. On the right, you'll find resources to help teachers and parents partner together to provide meaningful movement opportunities that progress students toward physical education and social &

  21. K-2 Games for Teaching…

    Parachute(Primary K-2) Created by: Lisa Kushner, Amanda Welch, Nick Kline, and Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong Parachute activities are among the most memorable physical education experiences of a young child's life. Just seeing the 'chute creates excitement and joy for most students.

  22. Japanese adult learners' experiences in an online social justice and

    ABSTRACT. The purpose of this study was to investigate Japanese adult learners' experiences in online recurrent education modules with a focus on race, ethnicity, disability, assessment, and multicultural education to raise social justice and diversity awareness among adult learners, and promote positive change through sport and physical activity.