One of the most popular and powerful methods of teaching health and physical education is the use of physical education games.
Many group games and activities are ideally suited to HPE because they are inherently attractive to play and can explicitly or implicitly help students grow in their knowledge of physical education and develop their skills.
Skills such as running, throwing, catching evasion, and many fine motor skills such as balance, coordination, speed and agility, are easily taught through the use of health and physical education games.
Take a look at the samples listed at the bottom of this page for some great activity ideas to blend with your existing physical education curriculum.
Some of the more powerful reasons teachers integrate the use of group games and activities into their health and physical education curriculum include:
The images below provide links to a sample of group activities which can be easily integrated into your existing curriculum to teach health and physical education, drawn from playmeo’s ever-expanding activity database.
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Quick, energetic & dynamic tag game for small groups.
Energetic initiative to challenge critical thinking skills.
Active game to inspire good listening & reflex skills.
Fun, whole-of-group mathematical energiser.
Quick problem-solving activity fuelled by the sun.
Dynamic team-building exercise, ideal for small groups.
Fun, high-energy tag game for pairs & large groups.
Active circle game to generate lots of smiles & laughter.
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