Grade level: K-2
Game Description: The classic game of What Time Is It Mr. Wolf…the big bad wolf stands opposite from the group who keeps asking him what time it is. If it’s 10:00, the students take 10 steps closer. 5:00 and it’s 5 steps closer. Soon it will be LUNCH TIME and the wolf is hungry! The first player he chases and catches becomes the new wolf.
Grade level: 4-8
Equipment: Frisbees, hula hoops, pylons
Game Description: A great game to test out and practice throwing accuracy and targeting for frisbee. Create different holes at varying distances, with different pars for the course. See how many throws it takes to hit the target at each hole! Read More →
Grade level: 2-8
Equipment: Soccer balls, 4 goals
Game Description: 4 Goal Soccer is another popular soccer PE game, especially with larger groups. 4 nets are set-up on each side. 4 teams go at it with whatever soccer rules the teacher wants to implement. Teams can score in any net except their own – that’s obvious. Definitely worth taking a look at; lots of movement, exercise, and skill development potential in this game.
Grade level: 5-8
Equipment: 2 beachballs, mats
Game Description: Beachball Kickers is a unique soccer-volleyball, Sepak Takraw type game. Players pass and kick the beachballs up in the air, attempting to score into the target area. There are two (or more) teams who work together to move the beachballs around, but no hands allowed.
Grade level: K-8
Game Description: In Fitness Relays, players will divide into teams. These teams will each stand in a line across from a mat. Choose a fitness activity, for example jumping jacks, and let the relays begin! Switch up the exercises and reps and let players get a good workout!
Grade level: K-4
Game Description: What are some ways to move from one end of the gym to the other? Walking, running, jogging, hopping, skipping, galloping, jumping, lunging, knees-up, etc, etc. Practice basic transportation skills in this simple physical education game idea.
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.
Grade level: K-4
Game Description: Relays. As animals. That’s pretty much it. This game is so simple that there really doesn’t need to be a video explanation ☺