Category: Gr 5

Warzone Dodgeball

Grade level: 4-8
Equipment: Dodgeballs, ‘walls’ (mats, benches)
Game Description: Warzone Dodgeball is definitely what the name says – a dodgeball warzone. Also known as ‘Paintball Dodgeball’, to set up for this game, place some obstacles and barriers for players to hide behind. Things like mats and tubes that represent walls and trenches. Then let the teams go at it. Add in a Capture the Flag element to further increase the intensity. At physedgames, we realize that dodgeball games may not be an acceptable game for all groups.

Standard Dodgeball

Grade level: 2-8
Equipment: Dodgeballs
Game Description: Standard dodgeball is the classic version of the game. In our opinion, many of the variations of this game are huge improvements and should be played in place of the standard version, however, here it is for you to take a look at.

Detective Dodgeball

Grade level: 4-8
Equipment: Dodgeballs
Game Description: This is a dodgeball game where if a player is hit, he must remember who hit him, because he’s out until the player who hit him gets hit. That’s the whole detective part. A great advancement to regular dodgeball to keep things flowing better. Read More →

Knockout (Basketball)

Grade level: 4-8
Equipment: Basketballs
Game Description: Knockout is a dribbling game in which players attempt to keep control of their own ball, while at the same time trying to knock out other players. No double dribble allowed! If a player gets knocked out, then he can stand along the edge line and try to knock out someone else’s ball from there. Read More →

Blind Volleyball

Grade level: 5-8
Equipment: Bedsheets (or parachutes), volleyball net, volleyball
Game Description: Blind volleyball is a regular game of volleyball except teams can’t see eachother or the other side because there are bedsheets covering the net. Parachutes also work well to cover. Great for reaction time, and ready position! Read More →

Zone Soccer

Grade level: 3-8
Equipment: Soccer ball
Game Description: The focus in Zone Soccer is on positioning: strikers, midfielders, defense, and goalkeeping. In this game, players must stay in their zones, and advance the ball by passing or chipping. Players rotate after awhile to have a chance playing all of the different positions.

Kickball

Grade level: 3-8
Equipment: Soft bouncy ball (nerf/playground), rubber bases (or use mats)
Game Description: Kickball AKA Soccer-Baseball has been played in many-a-playground and many-a-gym for years and years. There’s a fielding team, there’s a kicking team, and there are many different rules or ways of playing. Read More →

Line Tag

Grade level: K-6
Equipment: Pinnies
Game Description: The premise is simple: stay on the lines and try not to get tagged. If tagged, sit down and become a road block until the freer comes around and frees you. Great directional PE game, very popular.