This is interesting, esp. as schools are cutting down recess/playtime & phys ed, and the nutritional value of the food kids eat in schools is completely inadequate. Brains can't work well if the rest of the body isn't being taken care of.
Gym Games - Zookeepers 2 mats in opposite corners of gym, students are on mats (animals in the cage). Zookeepers are in the middle. Teacher yells out animal (i. Monkey), and they escape from cage moving like that animal until zookeeper takes them back.
Would your students benefit from increased focus, better deep breathing habits, and a sense of calm? These French Yoga Flash Cards might just be the perfect addition to your classroom! Print and laminate them for whole classroom, small group, or
6 FREE Kindergarten – Grade 2 PE Sport lesson Tip & Tag Games
Weather & Climate - This is a great experiment for students to discover the atmospheric conditions that need to be present in order for a cloud to form (warm, moist air, cooling, cloud condensation nuclei).
These are task cards that show and describe a physical activity on each card. The tasks are simple enough for elementary or preschool students but still help them to get moving and stretching. They would be great for a brain break or when practicing fol
This is a non-tagging game that has students running and exercising throughout the game. Students try to grab bean bags from other teams' hula hoops. The team with the most bean bags in their hula hoop wins.