Category Archives: Elementary

Tu B’Shevat

Tu B’Shevat is tomorrow!  Students played Water, Fire, Trees as a way to celebrate the occasion.  The class was divided into the three groups and discussed how each group effects the other two groups in nature.  They put it into … Continue reading

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Titanic

Students learned about the Titanic, its demise and the ship that rescued it, the Carpathia. Some were passengers of the Titanic while others were captains.  The captains had to steer the ship away from all the icebergs to bring them … Continue reading

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Balloon Frenzy

Early elementary students used hand-eye coordination to practice striking the balloon with different body parts.  This is to begin to prepare them for sport activities.

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Hula Hut Relay

Students in grades K-5 were challenged in hula hut relays.  There were several levels to complete.  They first had to learn how to build a hula hula.  Then they sent each member of their team through their hut with their … Continue reading

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Skully

This week, students practiced their alphabet while playing the game skully.  Dexterity is needed to move their caps from letter to letter in this fast paced game of skill.

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Volleyball

Volleyball is a great sport to demonstrate how physical activity can be a positive learning opportunity for social and group interaction.

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Marbles

Playing marbles is a great way to learn fine motor skills while recognizing the importance of practicing to improve performance.  

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War!

PE can be fun, increase students heart rates and incorporate math skills while playing the card game War. Students had to determine which card was higher and then run to either get a popsicle stick (point) or to put the … Continue reading

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Kickball

Did you know that the game of kick ball, originally called kick baseball, was invented by the Supervisor of Cincinnati Park Playgrounds, Nicholas C. Seuss, in 1917? The game was used in school settings to help children better understand the principles … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Rainforest

Students are learning about the rainforest in their class.  They came to PE ready to move like many animals that live in it.

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