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Level: Primary and up
Grades: K and up | Age: 5 and up | Written by: Jackie C.
[Jackie is a teacher at the Growing Tree at the Morristown High School in Morristown New Jersey.]

This activity lists some options for you to create a physical education day at your school.


Students will be able to use gross motor skills while experiencing a Physical Education Day.

What You Need:

Any physical education equipment such as:

What You Do:
  1. Plan out your day so you and your students are able to do as many fun activities as possible.

  2. If the weather permits let the children do the activities outside.

  3. First have fun with a ball activity where the teacher makes up the game and teaches it to the children.

  4. Next, have fun with an activity involving jump/skipping ropes.

  5. Make up any activities that have to use gross motor skills.

  6. You will be testing the children's skills while the children are having so much fun!
Recommended Books/Products:
Field Day Activity Pack

Field Day Activity Pack

Let the games begin! This field day activity pack includes all you need to have a day of fun-filled field day games: 1 - 75' Tug-of-War rope12 - Potato sacks12 - Plastic batons12 - Flying discs12 - 30" plastic hoops6 - Pairs of hoop holders 6 - 12" orange cones 6 - Spot markers 4 - 8-1/2" playground balls144 - 9" balloons 1 - Stopwatch 36 - Award ribbons

Elementary P.E. Teacher's Survival Guide
Jeff Carpenter
Here's Everything You Need to Create a Successful Student-Centered Physical Education Program, Complete With Reproducible Forms, Activity Sheets, Exercise Worksheets, Award Certificates and More!


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