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The Adventure Mile (Middle School)

Created by: Aaron Hart & Stephanie Herrick Special Contributions: Victor Spadaro, Isabella Orlando and Andrea Hart, RDN Design: Jennifer Truong & Aaron Hart OPEN and Rising New York Road Runners have joined forces to bring you The Adventure Mile for Middle School. This new instructional module provides over 100 pages of fitness running instructional tools [...]

Educational Gymnastics

Created by: Nichole Wilder Special Contributions: Andrea Hart Design: Jennifer Truong & Aaron Hart This module includes activities that are designed to develop movement concepts and body control. Educational gymnastics is not the same type of gymnastics seen on TV during the Olympics. It focuses on teaching introductory skills and concepts in a safe [...]

Winter Wonderland Instant Activities

Every year, right around the holiday season, students start to fall into a frenzy of excitement, forget their impulse control basics, and can use a little physical education etiquette reminder. This winter-themed instant activity module was designed just for that. We’ve created 11 fun and engaging instant activities with social and emotional learning academic [...]

Locomotor and Manipulative Skills
(Primary K-2)

This module includes activities that are designed to develop and reinforce several locomotor and manipulative skills. All of the basic locomotor skills, static and dynamic balancing, as well as underhand tossing, rolling, and catching are addressed. Other learning outcomes are also addressed within the module’s activities. Module Documents Complete module packet: [PDF Only] Module Overview: [PDF, [...]

Pumpkin Patch Games (Grades K-5)

Reinforce responsibility, self-control, and the health-enhancing benefits of physical activity with this fun and engaging learning module. The activities and resources in this module will help you celebrate fall while staying consistent with your rules, routines, and classroom expectations. As you use free OPENPhysEd.org resources in your physical education classroom, support our work through [...]

Team Tabata Challenges (Middle & High School)

Build class routines with engaging Tabata Challenges designed to reinforce 3 simple classroom rules while building a positive learning environment. 1) Respect Self;  2) Respect Others;  3) Respect the Things We Use Build on these simple rules to create a safe environment where students are empowered to explore physical activity and movement while building [...]

Team Fitness Adventure (Grades 3-5)

Team-building, routine-setting, and health-related fitness with fun and engaging activities designed to reinforce 3 simple classroom rules. 1) Respect Self;  2) Respect Others;  3) Respect the Things We Use Build on these simple rules to create a safe environment where students are empowered to explore physical activity and movement while building meaningful relationships with [...]

Back to School Resources

It's time to ReImagine what physical education means for students and families. It's time to ReEngage our relationships and heal as a community. Let's Bridge the Gap together. The free resources provided below are designed to help your students build relationships, build routines, and rebuild a love of health-enhancing physical activity. As you use free OPENPhysEd.org [...]

By |2021-08-26T10:13:21-04:00July 28th, 2021|Best Practices|0 Comments

The Fun Routine (Grades K-2)

Build class routines with fun and engaging activities designed to reinforce 3 simple classroom rules. 1) Respect Self;  2) Respect Others;  3) Respect the Things We Use Build on these simple rules to create a safe environment where students are empowered to explore physical activity and movement while building meaningful relationships with trusting adults [...]

By |2021-08-17T08:25:02-04:00July 28th, 2021|K-2 Physical Education Modules|0 Comments
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