Field Day Activities for Team Building

It’s time to get excited about Field Day! Students and teachers look forward to this day because it gets them outside and having fun with new and exciting activities. Another great aspect of Field Day is it teaches kids the … Read More


Mardi Gras Game for Phys Ed

My Town At Mardi Gras Game I have always loved games that integrate creativity, music, multiple roles, and competition. It is also helpful to incorporate current events when working with children to encourage community awareness and opportunities to communicate about … Read More


Fun Ways For Kids to Celebrate Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is a fun and unique holiday that started in Europe in the 17th century. We celebrate this holiday with the colors purple, green and gold, which were chosen by the King of Carnival to represent justice, faith, and … Read More


Star Wars Activities for Physical Education

  The new Star Wars movie is finally out, and we have found some ways to use this theme to encourage physical activity! Incorporating characters, props, and scenes from the movie into a P.E. lesson will help kids get excited … Read More


An Active Game of Hungry Hungry Hippos

While I was speaking to one of my customers, they had mentioned an awesome game that they started playing within their Physical Education classes. A life-size version of the game Hungry Hungry Hippos! The activity follows the idea of the … Read More


Two Person Parachute Activity

We are all familiar with group parachutes, but have you tried activities with two person parachutes? Alyssa Dabbenigno, a Physical Education teacher from Virigina, shares with us this fun activity using our Spectrum Connect-a-Chute Pack of parachutes as two person parachutes. … Read More


Parachute Games with a Ball

By now you’ve realized the kids love parachutes. If this is your first time using the parachute, head over to our Parachute Basics post and start there. For those of you looking for a few new ideas, let’s add some balls and … Read More



Physical Education Lessons using Pool Noodles

  Recently, we’ve had several inquiries at PE Central asking, “As a physical education teacher, how can I use soft swim pool noodles appropriately in my physical education class?” Great question! Soft foam swim pool noodles are a versatile, low … Read More