K-2 Physical Education Modules

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Yoga and Mindfulness

By |2023-07-24T11:43:08-04:00November 18th, 2019|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Written By: Victoria Otto, Verneda Edwards, Megyn Taback, Daniel Hill, Rich Wiles Special Contributions: Aaron Hart, Deedi Brown, Mike Martinez Design and Illustrations: Jennifer Truong, James Boland, Aaron Hart Every student can benefit from mindful movement and mental stillness. OPEN's Yoga and Mindfulness module is designed to help your students experience the [...]

Next Generation Science Connections (K-2)

By |2023-07-10T16:53:12-04:00January 29th, 2019|Academic Integration, Connections, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Created by: Rich Wiles & Aaron Hart Just as classroom teachers have a responsibility to promote physical activity and advocate for physical education programs, physical educators must also infuse STEM subject areas into our outcomes-based instructional schedule. OPEN’s Next Gen Connections Modules are designed to incorporate STEM concepts using the Next Generation Science Standards to guide our planning and instruction. www.nextgenscience.org [...]

Instant Activities
(Elementary K-5)

By |2023-07-10T16:55:14-04:00December 11th, 2018|3-5 Games for Teaching, 3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Games for Teaching…, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Created by Aaron Hart, Jim DeLine, Josh Enders, Brandon Herwick, Lynn, Hefele, Jenna Knapp, Nick Kline, Andy Pickett, Andrea Hart, RD, Dan Tennessen, Nichole Wilder Physical educators know and understand the need to get students active and engaged as soon as they enter the PE classroom. This collection of instant activities serves to help [...]

Limited Equipment
(K-12)

By |2023-07-24T11:50:49-04:00November 28th, 2018|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, High School PhysEd Modules, K-2 Physical Education Modules, Middle School PhysEd Modules|

Created by: Christina Courtney, Jim DeLine, Gabe Erving, Crystal Gorwitz, Aaron Hart, Andrea Hart, Erik Heard, Lynn Hefele, Brandon Herwick, Lori Jerred, Nick Kline, Charla Tedder Krahnke, Michael Martinez, Roy Mitchell, Victoria Otto, Benjamin Pirillo, Victor Spadaro, Daniel Tennessen, Rich Wiles Design:  Aaron Hart & Jennifer Truong Special Contributions:  Deedi Brown This module was started [...]

OPEN National Field Day

By |2023-07-10T16:56:38-04:00May 3rd, 2018|3-5 Physical Education Modules, Curriculum Resources, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

OPEN National Field Day was created in response to the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic when students were learning virtually, and traditional field day seemed impossible. OPEN, US Games, and a host of partners sprang into action and created a field day experience for millions of students. In honor of that 2020 collaborative effort, OPEN National [...]

Flag Tag
(Primary K-2)

By |2023-07-10T16:55:58-04:00October 2nd, 2017|Curriculum Resources, K-2 Games for Teaching…, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Created by: Victor Spadaro & Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong Are your K–2 students ready for some football?! Actually, no, they’re probably not. The Flag Tag Games module is designed to prepare children for Flag Football participation in a safe, fun, and developmentally appropriate setting. Locomotor skills and movement in [...]

Parachute
(Primary K-2)

By |2023-07-10T16:52:57-04:00March 30th, 2017|Curriculum Resources, K-2 Games for Teaching…, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Created by: Lisa Kushner, Amanda Welch, Nick Kline, and Aaron Hart Special Contributions: Deedi Brown Design: Jennifer Truong Parachute activities are among the most memorable physical education experiences of a young child’s life. Just seeing the ‘chute creates excitement and joy for most students. It is also an important opportunity to reinforce critical personal [...]

Dance
(Primary K-2)

By |2023-07-10T16:57:42-04:00May 10th, 2016|K-2 Games for Teaching…, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Created by: Brandon Herwick & Artie Kamiya Special Contributions: Elyse Loughlin, Aaron Hart, Deedi Boland, & Jenna Knapp Design: Jennifer Truong Dance has been a part of the human experience since before the birth of the earliest civilizations. Young children love to move to music, and that joy provides an important opportunity to nurture the value of [...]

Volleying & Striking Skills

By |2023-07-10T16:51:03-04:00January 6th, 2016|K-2 Games for Teaching…, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

Created by: Larry Satchwell & Aaron Hart Design: Jennifer Truong & Albert Luera This module introduces students to the basics of volleying and striking through developmental play. Striking with the hand is followed by striking with a short-handled paddle, preparing students to progress toward paddle and racquet activities at the intermediate level. [...]

Foot Skills
(Primary K-2)

By |2023-07-10T16:55:30-04:00February 12th, 2015|Curriculum Resources, K-2 Games for Teaching…, K-2 Physical Education Modules|

This module introduces children to the foot skills and movement concepts most often associated with the sport of soccer. Foot dribbling, kicking, passing, and receiving (trapping) are the primary skills emphasized. However, a variety of other learning outcomes are also addressed within the module’s activities. Module Documents Complete Module Packet: [PDF Only] [...]

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