Physical Education Teacher Resources
Get the heart pumping with this comprehensive collection of physical education resources.
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Movin', Groovin', and Gettin' Strong
Children can do almost anything to music, so get them up and moving, working out and strengthening some major muscle groups. Using exercise bands provides some resistance, which makes the muscles work a little harder. With this lesson plan, young learners will just be moving around and grooving to the music; they will be getting stronger without even giving it a thought!
K - 5th Physical Education 7 Views 14 Downloads
Who doesn't like playing with a parachute? Get out the CD player, find "Behind the Clouds" by Brad Paisley, and get those youngsters moving. The movements in this dance are very basic: slide steps, walking, shaking, swaying, and skipping. Doing these simple moves with music and a parachute are definitely an equation for fun!
K - 5th Physical Education 7 Views 12 Downloads
Add-On Line Dancing
This dance activity is exactly what the title says it is: add-on line dancing! Each dancer creates an 8-count piece of a line dance. They can pull from anything they have learned so far. After individuals have choreographed their 8-count, they teach it to another dancer.
3rd - 6th Physical Education 3 Views 2 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 12 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
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
Who Let the Dogs Out Tag/Dance
Learners get a stuffed animal (chicken, dog or rabbit). When the "Bunny Hop" music is playing, all students perform the dance. When "Who Let the Dogs Out" plays, the "dogs" chase (via walking) the chickens and rabbits. If tag
3rd - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 6 Downloads
Black History Stations
Students rotate between 6 activity stations and discover important facts about famous African Americans. Students find their heart rate, dribble, throw baseballs, jump hurdles and complete a long jump activity while becoming familiar with Michael Jordan, Jackie Robinson, Willie Thrower, George Poage and Dehart Hubbard.
K - 2nd Physical Education 4 Views 14 Downloads
Raid the Food Pantry
Students explore the food groups represented on the food pyramid. For this nutrition and physical education lesson, students participate in a game in which teams try to grab a play food object designated by the teacher and return it to its proper category on an enlarged food pyramid.
1st - 2nd Health 5 Views 13 Downloads
Dr. Seuss Comes to the Gym
Students demonstrate different motor activities to honor Dr. Seuss's birthday. In this literacy-based physical education lesson plan, students perform group activities such as tumbling, jumping rope, throwing frisbees, and hopping. Each learning station is based on a book by Dr.
K - 2nd Language Arts 18 Views 77 Downloads
Different Than Me
Students view a video and role play with props the difficulties of having a disability. In this disabilities lesson, students are fitted with devices used by disabled people to understand the problems and frustration they face daily. Students complete a graphic organizer comparing two disabilities and a worksheet on a visit to a care center.
K - 3rd 21st Century Skills 31 Views 38 Downloads
Survivor Island Field Day
Students are given the opportunity to use the teamwork and leadership skills they learned in our cooperative learning unit in a real situation. They participate in relays, races, and rope challenges to showcase their ability to work with other student
K - 6th Physical Education 20 Views 65 Downloads
Adapted Physical Education Lesson Plan Ideas: Softball Skills
Interested in Special Olympics? Looking for an adapted PE lesson for throwing and batting? Here's a lesson based on the rules from Special Olympics for throwing and batting a softball. The rules are included in the lesson plan and they help to define the set-up of the skill drills.
3rd - 6th Physical Education 50 Views 49 Downloads