Category: PE

  • Nature Walk Word Search & Wreath Craft 2022

    Nature Walk Word Search & Wreath Craft 2022

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  • Water Balloon Running Bases 

    Water Balloon Running Bases 

    For a fun water game version you will need: 50+ Half-filled water balloons, 2 buckets with water, hula hoops or something to make a base out of (two trees, chalk squares, baseball bases, street cones, spray paint, etc.), and 3 or more players Tip: Less water can make the water balloons more sturdy. Alternately, 5-10 […]

  • Make A Night Of It!

    Make A Night Of It!

    Take advantage of some especially nice summer evenings with a fun family activity under the stars. Here are some suggestions: · Observe the moon. Find out when the full moon will be and take some time to moon gaze. Bring a telescope along with you if you have one or view it through a cardboard tube. […]

  • DIY Backyard Tic-Tac-Toe

    DIY Backyard Tic-Tac-Toe

    Getting outdoors to play while the weather is nice is great for everyone! Game Board To play tic-tac-tac you will need a game board. This can be made from any of the following suggestions, or something of your own choosing. · A PVC pipe and four 4-way connectors the same width as the PVC pipe. To cut […]

  • DIY Backyard Skeet Ball

    DIY Backyard Skeet Ball

    Make your own skeet ball themed game for the backyard or to take to the park. The follow ideas are only suggestions, please feel free to come up with your own way of making a game with this theme. Suggestions: Something to make a ramp out of: A box, small slide, wood and a few […]

  • Summer Fun Page

    Summer Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: Popsicle Stand Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Planning Challenge Plan a summer celebration or camping trip. This can be at a park, in your own backyard, or somewhere else. Create your own outdoor games from […]

  • Pizza Fun Page

    Pizza Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: Stuffed Crust Pizza Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Finish The Phrase Pizza Word Scramble Pizza Activities Online Jigsaw Puzzle: Pizza Puzzle: How long will it take you to complete this puzzle. Coloring Page: Pizza Coloring […]

  • Dough Thrower

    Dough Thrower

    Tony Gemignani, is an eight-time world pizza-dough tossing champion and has been featured on many shows.  It’s amazing what some dough and a little practice can do! Dough-Throwing 101: How to toss dough You can begin by purchasing or making your own homemade dough. The following video has instructions for how to get started tossing dough. How […]

  • Contact Juggling

    Contact Juggling

    HowStuffWorks: Entertainment: How Contact Juggling Works – Differentfrom traditional juggling, learn how contact juggling works. Wiki: How To Start Contact Juggling – Learn about ‘Shereplay’ and how it works. Tips offered as well.Wikipedia: Contact Juggling – History, types, controversy and more. Site offers information, pictures and a short video example. Juggling Tutorials for Beginners – Includes […]

  • Summertime Fun

    Summertime Fun

    Looking for fun and creative things to do this summer with your kids?  I’ve posted some great activities that we like to do right here on FranW.com! There are enough ideas to last you the whole summer!     You may be wondering what age group these activities are good for and honestly, I offer […]

  • When Nature Calls

    Nature is calling, can you hear it? Listen as the birds sing their sweet songs, breath in the wonderful fragrance of the flowers as they bloom bright and beautiful, and watch how full of life the trees are! When we hear nature calling us, we grab our things and go so that we can be […]

  • Word Hop

    Word Hop

    Once a person is familiar with the alphabet, or with certain letters, put large letter tiles made from foam or cardboard on the floor and have them hop from letter to letter to form small words on their own. Someone can suggest a word, or picture/word cards can be made or used to go with […]