National PE & Sport Week

Free Activities and Lesson Plans

Help your students meet the National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education so they can become physically literate individuals.

Learn more about health and physical literacy and check out the collection of free sport, health and physical education activity ideas you can download and use during the week and all year long.


Early Childhood Activities

Elementary School Lesson Plans & Activities

Free Lesson Plans 
Download lesson plans from experienced elementary PE teachers that reflect instructional best practices, integrate appropriate assessments, and enhance teacher effectiveness.

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Lesson Planning for
Elementary School Physical Education
Meeting the National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes

Available from SHAPE America through Human Kinetics



Free Activities

Secondary School Lesson Plans & Activities

Free Lesson Plans
Download lesson plans from experienced secondary school PE teachers that reflect instructional best practices in instruction, integrate appropriate assessments, and enhance teacher effectiveness.

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Lesson Planning for
Middle School Physical Education
Meeting the National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes

Available from SHAPE America through Human Kinetics

Free Activity Ideas

Jump Rope For Heart/Hoops For Heart

Become a heart champion by using these national standards-based activity ideas and heart-healthy messages from the Zoo Crew.

Adapted Activity Ideas and Tools

Take Part in Project ACES


Project ACES (All Children Exercise Simultaneously) is a signature program of the Youth Fitness Coalition, Inc. Project ACES was created by physical education teacher Len Saunders in 1989 as a method of motivating children to exercise. ACES takes place on the first Wednesday in May as part of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month along with National Physical Education Week. Make plans to participate at 10 a.m. on May 3!
 


 

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