Category: Physical Education

A Field Day Formula for All

  Field Day is annually one of the most exciting events for elementary school students.  It’s often a culminating activity where the entire school community comes together to celebrate the completion of the school year.  I’ve grown to enjoy getting a glimpse of field day… Continue Reading “A Field Day Formula for All”

Freedom to Explore and Create in PE

I recently read Free to Learn by American Psychologist, Peter Gray.  Dr. Gray explains that “in order to foster children who will thrive in today’s constantly changing world, we must entrust them to steer their own learning and development.”  He states that “free play is… Continue Reading “Freedom to Explore and Create in PE”

7 Simple Instant Activities for PE

Be sure to check out (click for link) 10 More Instant Activities for PE after reading this post! Instant activities are designed to actively engage students the moment they walk through the gymnasium doors.  Usually posted on a whiteboard or monitor, instant activities involve… Continue Reading “7 Simple Instant Activities for PE”

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