Category: Gr 1

Space Invaders

Grade level: 1-4
Equipment: None
Game Description: This game of Space Invaders has nothing to do with the Atari videogame that you’re probably relating the name to. This version of a PE game gives players a chance to work on some basic movement skills (jumping, hopping, skipping, galloping, etc) in a type of tag game. Read More →

Animal Farm

Grade level: K-4
Equipment: None
Game Description: This Animal Farm has nothing to do with the book and everything to do monkeying around….blindfolded! Players become different animals and try to find eachother in the gym by calling out the animal sounds and going by sense of sound instead of sight. Encourage students to also move around as the animal would. Read More →

Heart Smart

Grade level: K-4
Equipment: None
Game Description: Heart Smart ties together health smarts with physical activity (both are obviously important for everyone so why not give it a try!)  It’s a quick game that can be used as a warm-up or movement break. Read More →

Popcorn Roll & Bounce

Grade level: K-4
Equipment: Whiffle balls, bucket
Game Description: Some players roll, some players bounce – hence the name of this game. Use whiffle balls or soft bouncy balls and have players round up the popcorn into the target bucket. Read More →

Ants On A Log

Grade level: K-6
Equipment: None
Game Description: Ants on a Log is a teamwork or team-building strategy game. The Ants (students) stand in an initial order on the log (a line or a bench). The goal is that the players attempt to reverse their position or order without falling off the log Read More →

Crazy Ball Soccer

Grade level: K-8
Equipment: Various soft or foam balls
Game Description: Great for any grade or age level, Crazy Ball Soccer is basically a soccer game with a little bit of attitude. Set-up a soccer game as normal, except that instead of just using a soccer ball, add in whatever crazy equipment you might have to kick around! Some tested equipment that works well in this game are foam footballs, large foam dice, or beach balls – use all of them at the same time and watch them bounce all crazy-like around the field or gym as the players try to kick them. Add in whatever rules desired when it comes to goalies, points, etc. Read More →

Barnyard

Grade level: 1-4
Equipment: None
Game Description: In this PE game, Farmers will try and tag the animals as they run by. Choose some pigs, cows, sheep, chickens, or whatever you’d like and let the games begin. Once tagged, the animals must run once around the barnyard before re-entering the game. Read More →