Beloved Community Charter School – Fitness Champions

 We love to share amazing success stories of schools becoming fitness champions and encouraging students to live an active lifestyle. John Taylor is a physical education teacher at Beloved Community Charter School in Jersey City, NJ, and his life’s mission … Read More


Ideas to Celebrate 100 Days of School

The 100th day of school is a milestone that has become popular to celebrate with students. In addition to some of the fun pencils and bracelets we sell, we have gathered some of these great (and easy) ideas for you … Read More


La Quinta Middle School Gets Active!

It’s so great to see schools encouraging physical education and teaching students the importance of getting active. We love to share amazing success stories of schools raising the bar for physical education. Laura Spradlin, a teacher at La Quinta Middle School … Read More


5 School Program New Year Resolution Ideas

The New Year is a great time to think about your hopes and goals for the upcoming year. While making personal goals is also important, don’t count out making New Year Resolutions for your program or classroom as well. Making … 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



The Fall and Rise of Physical Education: Part 2

As George Graham takes us through the eight categories that he believes Physical Educators fall into in Part 1 of his series: The Fall and Rise of Physical Education, we assess his statements within our PE community. Now, 8 days before the … 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