PE GAMES




Standards-based Games


By far the most popular resource on ThePhysicalEducator.com, our standards-based games database will provide you with great content for your physical education program.
Mousetraps

Mousetraps

Communication

Mousetraps is a cooperation-based game designed to help students develop effective communication skills, trust, perspective-taking, and empathy.

Moveminton

Moveminton

Creating Space · Setting Up an Attack

Moveminton is an online net and wall game designed for your virtual physical education lessons. The game helps students develop their understanding of how to create and attack open space in net and wall game situations.

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

Chasing · Fleeing

Ghostbusters is a spooky, Halloween-themed chasing and fleeing game that was designed to help students explore tactics, resolve conflicts, and practice emotional self-regulation.

B-O-W-L

B-O-W-L

Shot Selection

B-O-W-L is a fun target game that you can play at home. Challenge a friend or family member in a battle of your best bowling shots as you develop your ability to select appropriate shots in different game situations!

Jake The Hungry Snake

Jake The Hungry Snake

Nutrition

In Jake The Hungry Snake, students get to explore the difference between healthy foods and unhealthy foods all while engaging in moderate to vigorous physical activity! With the help of the “Food Is Fuel” Nutrition Card Pack, students will get to discover the nutritional value of different foods and reflect on what makes a food healthy or not.

Chuck The Chicken

Chuck The Chicken

Fielding The Ball · Running Bases · Strategically Hitting The Ball

Chuck The Chicken is a classic striking and fielding game that is perfect for helping students develop their understanding of how to utilize open space in order to increase their chances of scoring points when on offence. Be sure to check out the Chuck The Chicken Game Pack to access a PDF printout of this game (which is perfect for lesson plans) as well as the assessment tools I designed for it!

Space Invaders

Space Invaders

Underhand Throwing

Space Invaders is one of my students favourite games and one of the most effective activities I use to help students master the critical elements of underhand throwing. Check out the game video to see how I bake instruction and assessment into the activity. Also, be sure to check out the FMS Manipulative Skill Posters that I use in this game!

Rodeo Roundup

Rodeo Roundup

Galloping

Rodeo Roundup is my go-to game when it comes to introducing my students to the important keys of galloping. I actually used to call the game Sable Island (shoutout to any Nova Scotia teachers), but one of my students came up with this fun, alliteration-fueled name instead. Be sure to check out the FMS Locomotor Skill Posters in the Shop if you’re looking for visuals to help support your students’ learning!

Snow Forts Physical Education Game

Snow Forts

Defending a Goal · Overhand Throwing · Underhand Throwing

Snow Forts is a super fun fundamental movement skills game that is perfect for having your students practice their throwing! I love to play this game during the winter months and especially around the Holidays! The squad rotations in this game can be a little tricky to keep track of. To help you out, I created a squad rotation schedule that you can download for free!  

Snowman Blitz Physical Education Holiday Cooperation Game

Snowman Blitz

Communication · Teamwork

Snowman Blitz is an awesome cooperation game for physical education that I love to play outside in the snow during the winter months! To play the game, you will need to download, print and laminate (optional, but useful if you’re playing in the snow) the Builder’s List Item Cards that I made. They are available as a free download!