201 Games for the Elementary Physical Education Program

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For elementary physical education teachers and others who work with children at this age, here is a unique collection of competitive and cooperative games that maximize participation and minimize failure for all players, have specific learning objectives and fit into a broad-based physical education program that allows students to develop varied and complementary skills. Each game provides everything needed for its successful use, including a brief introduction, an equipment list, game preparation guidelines and ...
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Overview

For elementary physical education teachers and others who work with children at this age, here is a unique collection of competitive and cooperative games that maximize participation and minimize failure for all players, have specific learning objectives and fit into a broad-based physical education program that allows students to develop varied and complementary skills. Each game provides everything needed for its successful use, including a brief introduction, an equipment list, game preparation guidelines and game play instructions. Many also provide helpful diagrams and drawings and/or tips for varying the game or modifying it to accommodate students' ability levels.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130420619
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Direct
  • Publication date: 4/22/2002
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 999,054
  • Product dimensions: 8.24 (w) x 10.82 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Table of Contents

About This Book vi
Using Games Successfully in Your Physical Education Program xiii
Section 1. Movement Awareness Games 1
1. No Touch (K-6)
2. Statues (1-6)
3. High Fives (2-6)
4. Shadowing (3-6)
5. Living Letters (1-4)
6. Daytona Speedway (1-6)
7. Motorcycle Race (2-6)
8. Stock Car Race (2-6)
9. Bumper Cars (2-6)
10. Big Mack Truck Race (3-6)
Section 2. Circle Games 13
11. Objectelephantitus (K-2)
12. Color Mix (K-1)
13. Mousetrap (K-1)
14. Spaceship (K-2)
15. Horse and Jockey (2-6)
16. Circle Chase (3-6)
17. Shoe Pass (3-6)
Section 3. Single Line Games 23
18. Octopus (K-2)
19. Midnight (K-2)
20. The Three Bears (K-2)
21. Little Brown Bear (K-2)
22. Martians (K-2)
23. Black Bear (1-3)
24. Spiders and Flies (1-3)
25. Across the Great Divide (2-5)
26. White Bear (1-3)
27. Sharks and Seals (2-4)
28. Big Foot (2-6)
29. Fish Net (3-5)
30. Froggy (2-5)
31. Hot Weather Tag (3-6)
Section 4. Double Line Games 39
32. March Attack (2-6)
33. Crows and Cranes (2-6)
34. Crusts, Crumbs, and Crabs (2-6)
35. Consonants, Vowels, and Numbers (2-6)
36. Odds and Evens (2-6)
37. States, Capitols, and Countries (2-6)
38. Snipes and Snorps (2-6)
39. The Great Wall (2-5)
40. Emergency (3-6)
41. Touchdown (3-6)
42. Boundary Ball (2-6)
Section 5. Tag Games 53
43. Busy Bee Tag (K-5)
44. Everyone "It" Tag (1-6)
45. First Aid Tag (1-6)
46. Fire Tag (2-6)
47. Zapped Tag (1-6)
48. Alien's Raid Tag (2-4)
Tag Games with Bases 61
49. Balance Tag (2-6)
50. Hip Tunnel Tag (2-6)
51. Bridge Trapping Tag (3-6)
52. Hit the Deck Tag (2-5)
53. Funny Face Tag (2-4)
54. Barnyard Tag (3-6)
55. Art Gallery Tag (3-6)
56. Internet Tag (3-6)
57. Leapfrog Tag (3-6)
58. Math Facts Tag (3-6)
59. Spelling Tag (3-6)
60. State Capitols Tag (3-6)
61. Bean Bag Freeze Tag (1-3)
62. Pac Man Tag (2-4)
63. Batman and Robin Tag (3-6)
64. Ninja Turtle Tag (3-6)
65. Blarney Stone Tag (3-6)
66. Squeeze and Sing Tag (4-6)
67. Flag Tag (3-6)
68. Hoop Scoot Tag (3-6)
69. Cowboy Tag (2-3)
70. Wasp Tag (2-6)
71. Loose Caboose Tag (3-5)
72. Alligator's Tail Tag (3-6)
73. Addition Tag (2-6)
74. Amoeba Tag (3-6)
75. Globoid Tag (3-6)
76. Double Globoid Tag (3-6)
77. Pirates' Gold Tag (2-5)
78. Temple of Doom Tag (4-6)
Section 6. Scatter Formation Games 93
79. Whistle Mixer (K-6)
80. Knock'em Down and Set'em Up (1-3)
81. Cleannies and Messies (K-5)
82. Numbers and Letters (1-6)
83. Consonants and Vowels (1-6)
84. Concentration (2-6)
85. Paper Shoot (3-6)
86. Run and Rally (3-6)
87. Rob the Cookie Jar (3-6)
88. Give Away (4-6)
89. Clean up the Trash (4-6)
90. Shipwreck (1-6)
91. Happy Health Habits (1-6)
92. Travel (1-6)
93. Christmas Land (K-4)
94. Fish Gobbler (2-6)
95. Billy Goats and Cows (3-6)
96. Sherlock Holmes: The Case of Mr. Freeze (4-6)
97. Stone Face (3-6)
98. Great Bank Robbery (4-)
99. Gold Runner (4-6)
Section 7. Small Group Games 117
100. Push-Up Duel (3-6)
101. Push-Up Tic Tac Toe (3-6)
102. Toe Tag (2-6)
103. Circle Tag (2-6)
104. Cyclone Relay (2-6)
105. Human Hurdle (2-6)
106. Four-in-a-Line (3-6)
107. Chariot Race (3-6)
108. Limousine Service (3-6)
109. Train Relay (3-6)
110. Follow the Leader (3-6)
111. Pony Express Run (3-6)
Section 8. Cooperative Games and Activities 131
112. Back-to-Back Get Up (K-6)
113. Barnyard (K-4)
114. Battleship (2-4)
115. Blind Ball Retrieval (4-6)
116. Blindfolded Football (2-6)
117. Blizzard (K-6)
118. Body Jumping (2-6)
119. Boop (2-6)
120. Caterpillar (K-4)
121. Centipede (K-4)
122. Cinderella's Shoes (K-6)
123. Cooperative Musical Chairs (K-4)
124. Cooperative Walk Tag (2-4)
125. Dress Me (4-6)
126. Electric Fence (2-6)
127. Frantic (2-6)
128. Frantic Balloon (K-6)
129. Giant Crab (K-4)
130. Giant Turtle (K-4)
131. Group Juggle (2-6)
132. Hog Call (K-4)
133. Hoop Pass (K-6)
134. Hoopscotch (2-6)
135. Inversion (2-6)
136. Jet Propulsion (K-6)
137. Machines (K-4)
138. Moving-Circle Ball Toss (2-6)
139. Number Scramble (K-4)
140. Over the Wall (2-6)
141. Parachute Race Track (4-6)
142. Partner Scooter Basketball (2-6)
143. Pit Stop (2-6)
144. Radioactivity (2-6)
145. Rowboat (K-4)
146. Sharks (2-6)
147. Shoe Shopping Relay (2-6)
148. Silly Circle (K-4)
149. Space Stations (K-2)
150. Speller (K-6)
151. Squeeze Ball Walk (K-6)
152. Stepping Stones to Safety (K-4)
153. Swing in (2-6)
154. Switch and Swap (2-6)
155. Zoom (K-4)
Section 9. Games Involving Striking Skills and Eye-Hand Coordination 177
156. Balloon-Minton (3-6)
157. Sidewalk Tennis (4-6)
158. Small Ball Tetherball (3-6)
159. Quoit Tennis (4-6)
160. Catch Ball (2-6)
161. Fling It (3-6)
162. Foxtails (3-6)
163. Volleybird (4-6)
Section 10. Maximizing Participation in Team Sports 187
164. Alaskan Baseball (3-6)
165. Baseball Vocabulary Game (4-6)
166. Braunboll (4-6)
167. Danish Rounders (3-6)
168. Iceberg (3-6)
169. Kick-Basket-Ball (4-6)
170. Balloon Blower Basketball (4-6)
171. Basketball 21 (Three Shot) (4-6)
172. Basketball Rob the Cookie Jar (3-6)
173. Fast Pass (4-6)
174. Basketball Vocabulary Game (4th-6th)
175. Scooter Basketball (4th-6th)
176. Alley Hockey (3rd-6th)
177. Grab-a-Flag (2nd-6th)
178. Kick Off (4th-6th)
179. Alley Soccer (3rd-6th)
180. Multiple Goal Soccer (4th-6th)
181. Pin Down (3rd-6th)
182. Tightward Ball (2nd-6th)
183. Balloon Volleyball (3rd-6th)
184. Four Square Volleyball (5th-6th)
185. Buka (5th-6th)
Section 11. Play Day Activities 213
186. No-Hands Ball Carry (3-6)
187. Balloon Sweep (2-6)
188. Bottle Fill (3-6)
189. Bread and Water Relay (4-6)
190. Extreme Egg and Spoon Race (4-6)
191. Fan the Balloon Relay (3-6)
192. Four Legged Race (4-6)
193. Jello Slouph (3-6)
194. Grand Prix (4-6)
195. I've Got My Hands Full (1-6)
196. I'm Not Thirsty Race (1-6)
197. Le Mans Tug of War (4-6)
198. Ready, Aim, Fire! (3-6)
199. Water Balloon Newcombe (4-6)
200. Water Balloon on the Head (3-6)
201. Miscellaneous Play Day Activities (K-6)
Index 231
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