› Teaching children to become responsible and aware of their own bodies is such an important part of elementary PE lessons. They'll need to be able to develop the 6 key fitness components required for healthy development:
» Using your stomach muscles to control your body
» Reaching, stretching & balancing in different ways
» Being able to do an activity for a long period of time
» Using your legs to jump & lift your body
» Using your arms to lift, push & support yourself
» Using most of your muscles to move your whole body
So here's a variety of fitness exercises to begin using with your classes.
Start by downloading (click, then right-click to save) a few free individual station task cards for your students to work through in the gymnasium or outside on the field. Simply print them out, watch the instruction videos, and set them up around the sport hall. Divide the students among the stations, have them workout for 1 minute, before rotating to the next station (with 30s rest in between).
(Note the complete packs are available for purchase here)
Volume 1 ideas:
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And here's some more (taken from Volume 2):
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So there you have it! 12 explosive fitness exercise cards for your class to work through. These are part of my downloadable Fitness Circuits resource packs (vol. 1 & 2), where you'll have access to all the exercises task cards. You'll even get exclusive access to instructional videos for EACH exercise, as well are record scoresheets and bonus posters!
Teaching fitness in P.E has never been easier. Click to view a pack below ››
...and for some extra content, here's more videos, jump rope & push-up variations, and this or that style workout games ›››