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Spice up your PE classes with innovative activity ideas from teachers working in the field! Learn how to create engaging activities for students that will get everyone involved. Discover new ways to use your existing equipment, how to set up games, and how a little change in routine can create a big impact on students during PE classes.

Dice Bonk: The Target Game with Endless Variations

Overhand throwing is a skill that is used in many games and sports such as baseball, softball, football, water polo, team handball, cricket, and the javelin throw in track...

5 Resources to Take Net Games to the Next Level

Net games are a wonderful lifetime activity and an important part of physical education programs. The skills learned in net games such as volleyball, pickleball, badminton, and tennis transfer to other physical activities and provide...

3 Convincing Reasons to Introduce Tchoukball to Your Students

Tchoukball. Yes, that spelling is correct. Pronounced chewk-ball, this fast-paced and team-oriented sport guarantees to fill your student’s highlight reel with high-flying acrobatics, diving catches, and ridiculous, Top 10 nominee shots on...

Jump Rope Technique for Kids

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. During the month of February, I focus my instruction on helping students understand the importance of a healthy...

CONE Hole: A Simple Twist to a Classic Lawn Game!

Corn hole is a classic lawn game in which players take turns underhand throwing bean bags on to a raised board that has a hole in the end to...

Encouraging Movement in PE Through Parkour

My students like to have options, and they enjoy exploring new movement areas. So, this year when I began an educational gymnastics unit with my fifth grade students, I gave them the option of creating...

5 Favorite PE Fitness Station Activities

The new DynamicPEASAP.com curriculum is a great resource for teachers. This month, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite PE Fitness station activities. It is important to note,...
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3 Parachute Games Your Students Will Love!

As Physical Education teachers we have the best job! Our students come in excited to see what equipment is out and quickly start guessing what we are doing that day. Nothing gets...
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Camouflaging Academics in PE: 3 Activities to Move Bodies and Grow Brains!

Here are a few cross-curricular activities that I have created to engage students and support academics. These activities are designed to incorporate movement, physical skill development, and academic content into your Physical Education classroom.

Champions & Challengers: One PE Game, Several Variations

A great activity design gives students multiple opportunities to practice a skill, it can run itself, and it is adaptable for easy incorporation into a variety of other skills. One such activity I use...

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