What are some fun warm-up games?

Below is a list of warm up games that will allow students to enjoy PE class from start to finish.

  • #1 Mirroring. Mirroring is a great game to get kids ready for PE class.
  • #2 Donkey Tails.
  • #3 Red Light, Green Light.
  • #4 Simon Says.
  • #5 The Hokey Pokey.
  • #6 Dance Party.
  • #7 Alligator In the Swamp.
  • #8 Amoeba Tag.

How do you warm-up a PE class?

Let’s look at some dance warm-up moves you can complete with children before your dance lessons…

  1. Jumping jacks. They’re simple and effective at getting children’s heart rate up and muscles ready for dancing.
  2. Leg swings.
  3. Lunges.
  4. Heel raises.
  5. Hip swings.
  6. Neck turns.
  7. Shoulder rolls.

What are five warm-up activities?

Some other examples of warm-up exercises are leg bends, leg swings, shoulder/ arm circles, jumping jacks, jumping rope, lunges, squats, walking or a slow jog, yoga, torso twists, standing side bends, lateral shuffle, butt kickers, knee bends, and ankle circles.

What is a warm-up GCSE PE?

A warm up consists of a whole body exercise before physical activity to raise heart rate and body temperature, stretching to prepare muscles, ligaments and joints and practicing skills and techniques to be used in an activity.

What are the warm up activities for students?

Warm-up activities for all levels

  • Photo sharing mingle (10-20 minutes)
  • Asking correct questions (10-15 minutes)
  • Vocabulary race (15-20 minutes)
  • As many uses for a potato (20 minutes)
  • Special word detectives (30 minutes)
  • The thing of my dreams (25-30 minutes)

How do you play Octopus?

One child is chosen to be the octopus. The others line up along one side of the area. When the Octopus yells out “Octopus” the children all run to the other side of the area- trying not to get caught. Those that are caught become one of the Octopus’s arms.

What are the 4 types of warm-up?

They are:

  • The general warm up;
  • Static stretching;
  • The sports specific warm up; and.
  • Dynamic stretching.

What are Instant activities in PE?

Instant Activities

  • Move and Freeze: Students move using a teacher-instructed locomotor movement.
  • Walking Trail: Students are instructed to enter the gym and walk on the perimeter.
  • High Fives: This is my all-time favorite because it allows for integration and students love it.

How do you make a warm-up fun?

Types of Warm-Up Exercises

  1. Arm Circles or Swings: Hold arms outstretched from shoulders and turn in small circles, then increase the size of the circles.
  2. Butt Kicks: While jogging, try to “kick” your rear end or thigh with each step.
  3. Dancing: Let kids make up their own moves to music they like.

What is a warm up BTEC sport?

A warm up can take from ten minutes up to an hour. Warm up starts with pulse raising activities such as easy jogging or cycling, or anything that gently raises the heart rate. Next come mobility exercises for the joints, such as arm circling for shoulders, skipping for ankles and knees and pelvis swivels for the hips.

What are the 3 part of a warm up?

A warm-up generally consists of a gradual increase in intensity in physical activity (a “pulse raiser”), joint mobility exercise, and stretching, followed by the activity.

What is a warm-up activity in a lesson plan?

A warm up activity is a short, fun game which a teacher or trainer can use with students. The purpose of a warm up is to: • encourage the students • wake them up – first thing in the morning and after lunch people are often a little sleepy • prepare them to learn by stimulating their minds and/or their bodies.

What is a warmer activity?

A warmer is an activity at the start of the class to warm up the learners. They tend to be short, dynamic activities. Warmers can be compared to coolers, which are short activities to finish the class.

How do you play Spider tag?

The spiders crouch down in a circle, this is the web. All other children run around the outside of the web. When the leaders yell “SPIDER”, all the spiders jump up and try to tag as many children in 15 seconds. If a child is tagged, they join in as a spider next round.

How do you play the Fruit Salad game?

Divide all players into three groups of fruit by going around the circle and naming them either apple, orange or pear. The player who is ‘in’, calls the name of a fruit. If he calls out apples, everyone who is that fruit must get up quickly and change places. Players who are not apples remain seated.

What’s a good warm-up exercise?

These are our favorite quick warm-up exercises that can help you prevent an injury during your workout!

  1. Marching in place while swinging your arms.
  2. Jumping jacks.
  3. Walking jacks.
  4. Arm circles and shoulder shrugs.
  5. Mountain Climbers.
  6. Swinging toe touches.
  7. Leg swings (forward)
  8. Leg swings (side to side).

What are the warm-up activities for students?

What is a set induction?

Abstract. Set induction refers to the process of using a thought-provoking statement, interesting fact, or an audio-visual stimulus at the beginning of lecture to gain student’s attention and give an overview about the lecture topic.

Why are instant activities important?

Instant activities allow for not only student engagement in a fun and appropriate activity, but they often allow a teacher to assess students’ progress in a skill or activity.

What are the 4 parts of a warm up?


There are four key elements, or parts, which should be included to ensure an effective and complete warm-up. These elements consist of the general warm-up, static stretching, a sports-specific warm-up, and dynamic stretching.

What are the 4 stages of warm-up?

What are the examples of warm-up?

This could include:

  • fast-paced walking.
  • walking up and down stairs.
  • fast-paced side stepping.
  • jogging on the spot.
  • arm swings.
  • lunges.
  • squats.

What is wrap up game?

Class wrap up activities can be used to encourage students to reflect on the material they have learned during the class period. These activities are also useful for the instructor; even if they aren’t graded, they allow the instructor to check for understanding.

How do you play Rainbow tag?

How to Play:

  1. Line up on one side of the boundary.
  2. Instruct players to take a mental note of the colors they are wearing.
  3. Call out different colors.
  4. If a player is tagged, he or she becomes “it.”
  5. If the facilitator calls out “rainbow,” all players must run to opposite side.

How do you play freeze tag?

Here’s how to play freeze tag!
The people who are “it” have 3 minutes to work together and try to tag and freeze the other participants. When the player who is “it” tags another player, they tap them and say “FREEZE!” The participants who are not “it” need to run, dodge, and hide from the players who are “it”.