Physical Education Teacher Resources
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Dancing in 3's
This dance makes me want to just get up and start moving right now. This dance is done to the song "Footloose" by Kenny Loggins. The instructional activity includes not only step-by-dance step instructions but also a video. There is a lot of movement in this quick-paced dance.
4th - 9th Physical Education 11 Views 29 Downloads
Occupy the Gym Floor
There are eight different steps in this line dance lesson: angle step, jump step, punch step, marching step, grapevine step, turn step, stop step, and down step. Each step has it's own eight-count. Teach these steps to youngsters and then get them dancing to "Evacuate the Dance Floor" on Kidz Bop 18.
5th - 9th Physical Education 3 Views 2 Downloads
Yoga Ball Bash
This line dance lesson involves the use of PE equipment. If you have yoga balls and rhythm sticks then take a look at this lesson. Of course there are other things that could be used instead of yoga balls. This is a 48-count dance performed to "I Gotta Feeling" by the Black Eyed Peas.
5th - 9th Physical Education 8 Views 7 Downloads
Get those boys dancing! Here's a dance activity that is choreographed around the use of a basketball. Teach them this line dance and see how they do. Watch the provided video yourself, or better yet, use the video to teach this dance. You could also have the class make suggestions to change up the dance or perhaps let them choreograph a dance with a partner using the basketball.
4th - 10th Physical Education 6 Views 8 Downloads
Stuck Like Glue 4 - Wall Line Dance
Heel, toe, heel, toe, grapevine, stomp. Put some basic dance steps together and get moving. Teach this 32-count series to your class and when they've got the steps down add some music. "Stuck Like Glue" by Sugarland has a great beat and is quick-paced.
4th - 12th Physical Education 8 Views 19 Downloads
Move It Line Dance
The upbeat song "I Like to Move It" from the movie Madagascar is just the ticket! Get your younsters up and moving. The basic steps in this dance are the grapevine, side step, squat, back step, jumps, jumping jacks, and marching in place. There is a video included; watch the video to learn the moves yourself, and then teach them to your younsters.
K - 5th Physical Education 41 Views 62 Downloads
There are really only four basic moves in this line dance. Those dance moves are: grapevine, slide, marching, and then dipping and clapping. Each 8-count is repeated twice, for a total of a 64-count dance. The unique addition to this dance is that alternating rows begin the dance in opposite directions.
3rd - 6th Physical Education 3 Views 4 Downloads
Groovy 60s Dances!
1960s dances: The Twist, The Jerk, The Swim, The Monkey, The Mashed Potato, The Watusi, The Hitchhiker, and The Boog-a-loo. Introduce your class to the dances of the 60s. Find Motown music, watch online videos that show the different dances, get your classes to experience the dances of the 60s.
6th - 12th Physical Education 22 Views 42 Downloads
Surfin' USA Lummi Stick Routine
"Let's go surfin' now, everybody's learning how, come on and safari with me." One of the Beach Boys more famous songs that is bound to get your class up and moving. This dance has basic dance steps and the added dimension of using Lummi sticks.
K - 4th Physical Education 6 Views 11 Downloads
Who doesn't want to play tag? Here's a nice movement activity to keep your class running about practicing hopping, jumping, leaping, skipping and whatever motor skills your can think of. I like that the taggers are not "IT" forever, and that there is built in switching.
2nd - 8th Physical Education 3 Views 13 Downloads
No Racket Tennis
Students explore scoring and positioning of players on a tennis court during a game of tennis. after learning the basics behind the game, students will stand on a court and throw a ball back and forth to practice their positioning. This game is very successful for beginners or less able tennis players, who can still participate fully and learn well.
9th - 12th Physical Education 10 Views 9 Downloads
Pre-schoolers gain a better understanding of personal space by playing this modified version of musical chairs. Played like musical chairs, students circle around a ring of hula hoops as music plays. When the music stops everyone needs to find a hoop to stand in.
Pre-K Physical Education 6 Views 33 Downloads
Hop, skip, and jump your way to picking up letters for a word spelling scrabble game. Get a little aerobic conditioning in while having fun with words. Keep the game simple for the younger learners. You might try putting the letters face down and having the older learners pick up all the letter cards and putting them together in real scrabble fashion.
3rd - 8th Physical Education 8 Views 33 Downloads
Striking - Toss and Hit
Help your young athletes practice hitting a ball with these fun activities. Bring in all kinds of soft bats and soft balls. Experiment with hitting balls using different size bats. Work on hand-eye coordination. Teach them the optimum zone and time in which to hit the ball.
6th - 8th Physical Education 3 Views 9 Downloads
Show your class that being active is more fun than being a couch potato! A fun tag game teachers learners about making healthy eating choices. Over 125,000 teachers have reviewed this activity, and many have written comments about how much they love this game.
K - 5th Health 7 Views 21 Downloads
Winter Olympic Games Project
Young scholars research an individual event on the Internet during the winter Olympic games. Students learn about their event, watch it on TV, follow it on the Web, and acreate a poster that sharing their new knowledge about that sport.
10th - 12th Physical Education 30 Views 33 Downloads
Toward the end of the school year when the weather warms up, take your high schoolers swimming! They perform various cardiovascular activities in the pool, beginning with a warm-up activity and followed by stretching, precardio, cardiovascular, toning, and cool-down activities.
9th - 12th Physical Education 4 Views 0 Downloads
Go for the Gold!
Young athletes practice various locomotor movements. They use locomotor skills as directed by the teacher to move between "Olympic rings" (hula hoops). Students participate in a discussion about Olympic events prior to playing the game.
K - 2nd Physical Education 4 Views 39 Downloads
Tinikling - Philippine Bamboo Dance
What is Tinikling? How is this word pronounced? Is it really a dance? Where did it originate? Is there a story about the origin of this dance? Begin this dance lesson by answering these questions. Then use the video to teach the three dance patterns: basic step, dancing step, and jumping step.
4th - 12th Physical Education 4 Views 13 Downloads