Royal Rush PE Activity

If you are looking for a game involving short vigorous activity, Royal Rush is your game. I learned this game from a fellow PE teacher.  It was inspired by our own Kansas City Royals and their ability to steal bases! … Read More


Integrating Literacy Into Physical Education

It is everyone’s job, including PE teachers, to prepare students with the skills to succeed in today’s job market. Aside from math, literacy is the most fundamental skill any student needs to succeed in a global economy. Common Core – … Read More


PE Activity – Catch the Mythological Creatures

This PE activity from Brian Kampper is inspired by the popular Pokemon app that gets students outside and active! He created the lesson plan and had his campers play it at summer camp. With school starting now for most PE … Read More


How to Prepare for Your First PE Class of the Year

Hopefully you enjoyed your summer break!  If you’re reading this, you’re thinking about getting ready for the first day of class. I applaud you for planning ahead. There are some teachers who show up the first week and do all … Read More


Back to School Tips for PE Teachers

Welcome to the start of back to school, Physical Education teachers!  Are you excited that the school year is about to start? Are you nervous? Or are you like me, thinking to yourself, “What in the world am I going … Read More


5 Summer Camp Games to Engage Campers

Summer camp has an unusual rhythm. Even though it can last anywhere from a week to eight weeks, it often feels much longer. The start of camp is fun and exciting. Everyone is getting to know one another, and lots … Read More


Let’s Move Fitness Club – Maize South Middle School

We love to highlight schools that have raised the bar in getting students active and healthy. PE teacher and Coach Brandon Wolff shares his story on how Let’s Move! Active Schools encourages fitness and physical activity at Maize South Middle School … Read More


5 Best Active Indoor Games for Rainy Days

Summer rain storms can derail a well-planned day outside at summer camp, especially when they pop up despite the weather report for a clear day.  When this happens, there is no reason to panic. With a little indoor space and … Read More


Mini Golf Lesson for Physical Education

PE Teacher Jason Leach shares how to play Mini Golf in your PE class: If you’re like me, you’re always looking for new ideas and creative solutions for physical education. In Spring of 2015, I came across a video about a … Read More


West Virginia Becomes Active Schools Champion

It was so great to hear about the success of West Virginia in becoming the first state to have all public elementary schools enrolled in Let’s Move! Active Schools, and how so many organizations, community, staff, and teachers came together … Read More