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Warm Ups & Cool Downs for Children
Get some background information on what makes an effective warm-up and cool-down, as well as tips for leading stretches. Find detailed activity plans for elementary school tag-based games (including one game called "Toilet Tag"), warm-up...
K - 5th Physical Education
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If you have never played dodgeball with your class before, this is a great place to start! Warm your players up with a fun motivation activity, explain the rules using a detailed set of guidelines, and then test your skills in a...
3rd - 10th Physical Education
Energy for Life (Energy from Food)
Energy comes in many forms, but how do living things get the energy they need to survive and thrive? In a simple, controlled experiment with yeast, water, and sugar, groups make observations about how yeast reacts with water alone, then...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Heart Rate and Exercise
What is the relationship among the heart, circulation, and exercise? Your class members will explore first-hand how different physical exercises affect an individual's heart rate. They will begin by learning how to measure their own...
3rd - 10th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 1
“Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.”—Sam Ewing. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson one of 20 begins with a warm-up activity using a...
3rd - 6th Physical Education
Fun Fitness Activities For Kids
From shuttle run relays to ACTIVE Bingo, you'll be elated to have this PE resource packet in your tool belt for your next fitness lesson. After all, who wouldn't want to play a game called, "Elephants, Giraffes, and Palm Trees"?
K - 4th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
Good Sportsmanship Leads to Home Run
Pupils share examples of good sportsmanship, then read a news article about a team helping an injured player score a home run. The teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
Cooperative Games - Instant Activities
Get your class up and moving! Instant activities are a great way to keep the whole class active with little teacher involvement. While this is not a lesson for an entire class period, these activities sound like fun. Try a few of these...
3rd - 10th Physical Education
Basketball Shooting Lesson Plan
Three basketball activities can be found in this resource. One is a basic shooting drill. Use the cues BEEF: balance, elbows, eyes, follow-through. The second drill is for practicing lay-ups. Use the cue: elbow and knee on a string. The...
4th - 8th Physical Education