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.
Rock Paper Scissors Tug-O-War Physical Education Game

Rock Paper Scissors Tug-O-War

Components of Fitness

Rock Paper Scissors Tug-O-War is an exciting Health & Fitness game that can help your students explore two of the skill-related components of fitness: speed and reaction time! I help my students better understand the skill-related components of fitness by using my Fitness Component Concept Cards. I’ve also used this game during my initial unit of the school year as a fun way to introduce conflict resolution systems. Learn more about that in this blog post.  

Giants, Elves, & Wizards Physical Education Game

Giants, Elves, & Wizards

Chasing · Fleeing

Giants, Elves, & Wizards is a chasing and fleeing game that will have your students working on their reaction time and speed in physical education class!

Treasure Grab Physical Education Game

Treasure Grab

Foot Dribbling

Treasure Grab is a Fundamental Movement Skills game that will help your student develop their dribbling with feet skill. The game was adapted from OPEN‘s K-2 Foot Skills Learning Module. Be sure to create your free OPEN account in order to access the full learning module!

Mr Wolf

Mr Wolf

Chasing · Fleeing

Here’s my take on one of the oldest chasing and fleeing PE Games: What Time Is It, Mr. Wolf? Mr. Wolf is a Chasing and Fleeing game that allows students to focus on simple offensive and defensive strategies. It can be played in your gym or outdoors and is great for elementary level students. If you are looking for information on how I use this game in my teaching, be sure to check out the Chasing & Fleeing Games Teacher Pack!

Pirates of the Carribean

Pirates Of The Caribbean

Chasing · Fleeing

Pirates of the Caribbean is a Standards-based Chasing & Fleeing game that is perfect for your PE program. It allows students to focus on developing simple offensive and defensive strategies. This game can be played in your gym or outdoors. If you are looking for information on how I use this game in my teaching, be sure to check out the Chasing & Fleeing Games Teacher Pack!

Cupid Tag - Chasing and Fleeing Physical Education Game

Cupid Tag

Chasing · Fleeing · Passing & Receiving

Cupid Tag is a Standards-based Chasing & Fleeing game that is perfect for Elementary Level PE programs. It allows the teacher to help students focus on offensive and defensive strategies in game situations. It can be played in a gym or outdoors, and it requires minimal equipment.

Builders & Bulldozers

Builders & Bulldozers

Heart Rate · Intensity Levels

Builders and Bulldozers is a Standards-based Health and Fitness Game that is perfect for pre-K, Kindergarten and Elementary PE programs. It is a perfect way for a teacher to introduce concepts related to the heart, resting heart rate, and physical activity levels. It can be played in a gym, in a large classroom or outdoors.

Touchdowns Physical Education Game

Touchdowns

Catching · Passing & Receiving

Touchdowns is a Standards-based Fundamental Movement Skill game that is perfect for Kindergarten and Elementary level PE programs. It allows students to develop skills such as Underhand Throwing, Overhand Throwing, Catching and Passing. It can be played outdoor or in a gym.

Star Wars Tag - Chasing and Fleeing Physical Education Game

Star Wars Tag

Chasing · Fleeing

Star Wars Tag is always a huge hit with students in PE! It is a Standards-based Chasing and Fleeing game that is perfect for Elementary level students, but it can easily be adapted for Kindergarten programs and older students. It focuses on offensive and defensive strategies during gameplay, and can be played in your gym or outdoors.

Frogs & Fish Physical Education Game

Frogs & Fish

Hopping · Jumping

Frogs & Fish is Standards-based Fundamental Movement Skill game that is great for Pre-K, Kindergarten and Elementary school PE programs. It focuses on Hopping, Skipping, and Jumping. It can be played in a gym, a large classroom, or outdoors.

Matball Game Diagram

Matball

Creating Space · Passing & Receiving · Reducing Space

Matball is a Standards-based Invasion game that is suitable for Kindergarten and Elementary school PE programs. It creates a fun, competitive environment that encourages students to push themselves to succeed. It can be used to introduce and reinforce concepts and skills such as creating space, defending space, and passing. Matball can be played in a gym or outdoors.

Whiz Tag - Chasing and Fleeing Physical Education Game

Whiz Tag

Avoiding an opponent · Reaching an opponent · Tracking an opponent

Whiz tag is a Standards-based Chasing and Fleeing game that is perfect for Kindergarten and Elementary level PE programs. Players will be able to work on skills such as Reaching an Opponent, Tracking an Opponent, and Avoiding an Opponent. It can be played in a gym or outdoors.