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Learn how to incorporate the fun of the holidays with the fun of PE! Other PE teachers share how they incorporate holiday themes into their lessons with challenging activities ideal for any grade. Discover exciting ways to bring the fun of winter inside with indoor activities for children.

10 Spooky Halloween Activity Ideas for Distance Learning

PE teachers are some of the most creative people out there and even though many schools are still practicing distance learning, it's not stopping them from creating and sharing unique ways to keep kids active!

3 Holiday-Themed Physical Education Activities!

It is that time of year when we are all looking to be a little creative in our lesson planning. We want to incorporate some holiday or seasonal type...

Jingle Jog: A Favorite PE Holiday Activity [Interactive]

Episode Transcript: The holiday season is upon us. Are you looking for a fun and easy holiday activity to do right before winter break?

Our Top 5 Favorite Holiday Activities

Episode Transcript: Today on the PE Express podcast. Let's get jolly and talk about where to find the best holiday games this season.
Spider PE Halloween Stations

Spooky Fun: 12 PE Halloween Stations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFVV0-_YxZs Themed stations are one of my favorite activities to put together for my students. I love watching...

How to Create a Yearly PE Lesson Plan

Having a plan for the school year is essential. It all starts with identifying the essential learning targets you want students to know and be able to do. The SHAPE America National Physical Education Standards and your state standards are your guides. Once you know what students should know and be able to do, you can begin to design how you will assess this and plan when this will happen.
Turkey participating in Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Ideas

A Feast of Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Ideas for Your School!

Looking for a fun and fit way to send your students home for Thanksgiving break this year?  Try a trot, a Turkey Trot that is! This is a fun event that can be done at...
Snowman Lifting Weights - Holiday Themed Fitness Stations

Holiday-Themed Stations for Fitness and Fun!

Staying active and fit during the winter months can be a challenge.  As a physical education teacher, I always enjoyed opportunities to tap into themed activities that...

5 Thanksgiving Themed PE Fitness Stations

If a holiday is near, you can bet that my students will be doing fun holiday themed fitness stations. By Thanksgiving, we have already worked on a number of...

Spooky Fun— PE Team Building Activities for Grades K-12

Halloween is quickly approaching and if your students are like mine, they are starting to get squirrely and excited.  Not to mention their increase in sugar intake...