Category Archives: Elementary

Color Wars

We are having Color Wars on Tuesday, June 6th from 9-11:10.  Please find your team and color so your son/daughter can wear the appropriate color.  Don’t forget to have them wear school appropriate athletic clothes and shoes (shorts should go … Continue reading

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Stay Composed

Students were challenged to stay in a static position (yoga pose) for ten seconds.  Once they completed their task, they earned a popsicle stick to be placed in the center hula hoops.  Each team captain, whom changed frequently, had the … Continue reading

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Basketball

Basketball increases coordination, endurance, balance and encourages teamwork.  This challenging game has many skills involved such as dribbling, passing and shooting with smooth transitions needed in between.

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Angry Birds

Students threw their frisbees (birds) in an attempt to knock down the pins (pigs). They were able to choose which pigs to knock down and the distance they wanted to throw.  The further back they threw their frisbee, the more … Continue reading

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Presidential Youth Fitness Program

Please remember to bring sneakers next week.  3rd-8th grade are participating in the PYFP.  Good luck!

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Castle Pool

Castle Pool is a throwing, catching and blocking game that incorporates strategy and communication skills.  Students need to knock down all seven bowling pins before they take down the castle (dome).  They can’t take the castle until last or the … Continue reading

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Preamble Scramble

Elementary students were learning about the Preamble in their classrooms.  This was a good opportunity for PE to assist by making it into a game.  Students ran to the other side of the gym to retrieve words.  They then ran … Continue reading

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Game Design

4th and 5th grade students were actively engaged in designing their own PE game.  They explored essential components of game play while thinking critically about their own experiences.  Students also solved problems cooperatively in small groups.

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Team Handball

Team Handball is an invasion game that utilizes skills such as hand dribbling, the chest and overhead pass, catching, and shooting in dynamic settings.

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Musical Hula Hoops

Musical Hula Hoops is similar to Musical Chairs but with an exercise element added in.  If a student wasn’t able to make it into a hula hoop, they went to the muscle group in the center.  The muscle group performed … Continue reading

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