Card-io Pick Up Activity for PE

A simple game with lots of running! I have emphasized Cardio and the Heart Muscle with my classes this year and they loved it! It could also be used as a warm-up or instant activity. Equipment: Cones (or floor tape) … Read More


The Importance of Professional Development

As a younger teacher, I had a strong interest in professional development. Anything I could get my hands on to read, watch, or listen to was never enough. I would dig into different curriculum’s and books by any teacher who … Read More


Catch Me If You Can – Elementary PE Activity

I’m Chrissy Mason and I teach health and physical education at Linkhorn Park ES in Virginia Beach. We have large group sizes and aim for activities that keep our kids moving. Catch Me If You Can works on manipulative skills … Read More


Heads, Shoulders, Knees & Cone Activity for PE

My name is Mark Roucka and I am a PE teacher at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, IL. “Head, Shoulders, Knees, Cone” is an activity I have done numerous times with my classes and received a number of positive … Read More


Ring Around the World Activity for PE

My name is Lindsay Karp, I teach physical education and health at Bret Harte Elementary in Cherry Hill, NJ. Ring Around the World is a fun game that I use in the beginning of the year to introduce all types … Read More


Outdoor Yard Games Unit – Station Ideas for PE

As physical education teachers, one of our biggest goals is to instill a passion for lifelong learning in our students through physical activity. With this in mind, I try to incorporate plenty of variety into my Unit lessons in order … Read More


Roller Ball Instant Activity for PE

Hi, I’m Frank Petras and I’m excited to talk about an activity I came up with last year called “Roller Ball”. I’ve always been a big proponent of finding new and creative instant activities for my students. Activities that require … Read More




How To Teach Locomotor Skills For PE

Locomotor skills, and self and general space awareness are fundamental skills every child needs to progress in physical education, and to ultimately lead a healthy lifestyle. In my experience, many PE programs, free, paid, or otherwise, spend an extensive amount … Read More