Category: Physical Education

February’s Healthy Breakfast Challenge

Students, teachers, and families have enjoyed each of the first five monthly fitness challenges I’ve presented to them this year.  However, for February, I’m offering a healthy breakfast challenge (link to document below) instead of a fitness challenge.  This idea came to me as I overheard a group… Continue Reading “February’s Healthy Breakfast Challenge”

Volleyball Serving Progressions…with a SWIM NOODLE?

Each year volleyball has proven to be one of our students’ favorite units. Beginning with third grade, we introduce the basic volleyball skills and present them with lead-up games to help familiarize them with passing, serving rotation, etiquette, and rules. Eventually, as sixth graders,… Continue Reading “Volleyball Serving Progressions…with a SWIM NOODLE?”

ROLL in the NEW YEAR! – January Fitness Challenge

For January, it’s time to get back to some basic movements using a pair of dice. The Roll in the New Year fitness challenge consists of exercises ranging from strengthening the upper and lower body to increasing aerobic endurance. Each day, roll two dice and add… Continue Reading “ROLL in the NEW YEAR! – January Fitness Challenge”

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