Tag: Physical education

Make & Fly Kites

Scholastic Activity: Make a Kite – Offers simple instructions for making a one of a kind kite.Cool Math: Kites – The properties of a kite: area, perimeter, interior angles, diagonals, length ect..Wikipedia: Sport Kites: Info about sport kites aka stunt kites, also Kites: History of, materials, uses and more.My Best Kites: Stunt Kites – Information for making […]

Contact Juggling

Contact Juggler HowStuffWorks: Entertainment: How Contact Juggling Works – Different from traditional juggling, learn how contact juggling works.WikiHow 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 […]

Hoop Toss

Sometimes the simplest items can make the day more fun.This activity requires only three items: a hula hoop, a length of yarn, and a ball.Outdoor Play: Hang a hula hoop from a tree branch and throw balls through it. Adjust the height of the hoop to make it […]

Pop & Play Dart Game

Carnival games are a lot of fun to play at any skill level. This version adds a bit of a twist to it that makes it a little more entertaining.You will need: A large thick piece of cardboard, paint, paint brush, darts, staple gun, staples, and water balloonsOptional: Paper […]

Roll ‘N’ Score

Here’s a recycling project you can play with!You will need: A clean milk or juice carton or a box, craft knife, craft supplies, scissors, marbles or small bouncy ballsOptional: Packing tape, a chopstick or unsharpened pencil, and pencil and paper to keep scoreWhat to do: Cut off one […]

Bottle Roll Bullseye

This open-ended game can be played indoors or out and encourages players to make up their own rules and scoring system.You will need: An old sheet or an inexpensive white tablecloth (any shape), acrylic paint and a paint brush, recycled water bottles, water, and food coloring or paintOptional: […]

Hula Hoop Stop & Go

Here’s a fun family game you can play with a hula hoop and music. There are two ways to play: Version #1: Multiple Hoops – Give every player a hoop. Put on some music and ask everyone to use the hoop in some fun and safe way while the music […]

Card Flipping Challenge

Today’s challenge will include a deck of cards, and can be played alone, or with multiple players. What to do: Stand up, hold a card in your hand at waist height, and flip it onto the floor. Do your best to match the flip with other card. Tips […]

Ramp ‘N’ Roll

This is a fun game inside or out. Here’s what you’ll need….Outside Version: A flat plank of wood, a rock or two or a log, a playground ball and a target, such a box or a bucket.Inside Version: A strong piece of cardboard, books, a ball that can […]

Stacking Cup Challenge

Today’s challenge includes:Stacking cups, paper, pencil and a timer Challenge: Stack as many cups as you can in a pyramid, circle, and/or square. Next, time yourself to see how long it takes to do it. Beat your own time for each pattern chosen. Keep track of your results. […]