Category: Physical Education

APRIL’S MACARONI ISOMETRICS FITNESS CHALLENGE

For the month of April, our students will discuss and participate in isometric fitness. See below for an editable copy of April’s Macaroni Isometric Fitness Challenge. What are isometrics? Isometrics are also known as static exercises. It’s a type of training where the body performs little…

10 Games – 2 “Must-Have” Pieces of Equipment for PE

We all have our favorite pieces of equipment used for our physical education classes. I documented mine in a previous post called, My 10 Favorite Pieces of Equipment for Primary PE. My list is growing and I’d like to pay homage to two items I…

EMBRACE the STRIDES of MARCH – March Fitness Challenge

In an effort to bolster my goals as a physical education teacher and serve the needs of my students, I deliberately introduce various ways to keep kids’ minds and bodies healthy. Naturally, the monthly Keeping Kids in Motion Fitness and Nutrition Challenges help me accomplish…

8 More MASTER THE MINUTE Challenges

  In one of my latest posts,  Master the Minute; 14 Active 1-Minute Challenges for PE. I included 14 simple, partner challenges for physical education classes using minimal equipment. Since the post, I’ve used several of the challenges in a station format. For example, with a…

10 NOODLE Activities to Embolden Your Arsenal

When Steve Hartman invented the pool noodle three decades ago, I bet he had no idea they would become one of the most cost-effective, beneficial tools in nearly every physical education teacher’s arsenal. Below are ten of my all-time favorite pool noodle activities. Be…

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