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Backyard Games (Grades 3-12)

By |2024-06-04T23:32:42-04:00June 4th, 2024|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, High School PhysEd Modules, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Nichole Wilder Special Contributions by: Andrea Hart, Aaron Hart, Eliza Kuhn The Backyard Games module was created as a way for students to stay active year-round while enjoying the benefits of physical activity with friends. In this module students will explore activities and games that can be played both during [...]

OPEN National Field Day

By |2024-04-19T18:20:34-04:00April 19th, 2024|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

In celebration of the Summer Olympic Games, we created 10 stations you can use for an Olympic themed Field Day. Each station highlights a sport included in the Summer Olympic Games and includes an activity plan and a station card. In addition, we included a passport that you can use to help classes rotate [...]

Every Day is Game Day

By |2024-03-11T21:43:50-04:00March 11th, 2024|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources|

Created by: Aaron Hart, Nichole Wilder, Mark Friedrich, Chris Walker Special Contributions by: Eliza Kuhn, Andrea Hart Welcome to OPEN’s 6-day journey to becoming a Game Day Champion! A Game Day mindset means waking up each day ready to tackle challenges with excitement, bounce back from setbacks, and make a positive difference [...]

Jump Rope Skills
(Intermediate 3-5)

By |2024-01-15T15:51:25-05:00January 15th, 2024|3-5 Games for Teaching, 3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources|

Created by: Jenna Knapp & Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Boland Design: Jennifer Truong For thousands of years, children have been jumping rope as a form of movement-based fun. This module reinforces basic rope jumping skills and then progresses from that point to include a variety of tricks, challenges, long rope jumping, and cooperative [...]

Gratitude Games (Grades K-8)

By |2023-11-14T10:20:02-05:00November 13th, 2023|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Physical Education Modules, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Aaron Hart, Nichole Wilder, Andrea Hart Special Contribution: Eliza Kuhn This updated module includes your favorite Gratitude Games, with some new favorites that were just added. Add some active joy to the month of November and use the gratitude-focused debrief questions to get your students thinking about the true meaning [...]

Pumpkin Patch Games

By |2023-10-09T18:55:20-04:00October 9th, 2023|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Welcome to Pumpkin Patch Games! We've reorganized and added new activities! Welcome back to the Pumpkin Patch! This new and updated landing page includes all of your favorite activities from years past, as well as some brand new games for this year! These fun activities are designed to engage students through a variety [...]

Plug & Play Classroom Management (K-12)

By |2023-08-15T07:15:42-04:00August 14th, 2023|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, High School PhysEd Modules, K-2 Physical Education Modules, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Nichole Wilder Special Contributions by: Eliza Kuhn, Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart This module is intended to assist teachers with classroom management and build excitement for your physical education program. It includes activities that are focused on helping reinforce concepts such as cooperation, teamwork, and leadership within physical education classes. The [...]

Street Racket (Grades 3-5)

By |2023-06-26T17:28:40-04:00May 22nd, 2023|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources|

Created By: Street Racket USA, Nichole Wilder Special Contribution: Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart This module was developed in partnership with the team from Street Racket USA and OPEN. The game of Street Racket was created in Switzerland to promote healthy lifestyles and well-being, but also to bring people together through racket games and movement. Street [...]

Pi Day Movement Resources (K-8)

By |2023-07-10T16:51:42-04:00February 28th, 2023|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Academic Integration, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Created By: Mary Driemeyer, Daniel Hill, Nichole Wilder Special Contributions: Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart Are you looking for fun and engaging ways to recognize and celebrate Pi Day in your physical education class? OPEN’s Pi Day instant activities collection was designed just for that! These fun and engaging activities for students in grades K-8 [...]

Volleyball (Grades 3-5)

By |2023-06-26T17:38:24-04:00February 20th, 2023|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources|

Created by: William Potter, Trent Suzuki, and Candace Young Special Contributions: Nichole Wilder, Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart This module builds on the skills introduced in the K-2 Volleying & Striking module through skill-specific volleyball lead up activities and games. Passing, serving, and the beginning stages of tracking/anticipating where the ball will travel [...]

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