This is interesting, esp. as schools are cutting down recess/playtime/phys ed to nothing, and the nutritional value of the food kids eat in schools is completely inadequate. Brains can't work well if the rest of the body isn't being taken care of.
Circle dodge ball-I like the listed alternative better, that the tagged person switches places with the person in the middle.. I think I would start with 4 kids in the middle.. Make circle with markers in center of gym.
This is a warmup that the students are in small groups and use two dice and the grid to see what their next activity is. This activity frees the teacher to move around and praise and motivate the students. Students like the chance of seeing what they roll for their next activity.
The FITT formula allows students to determine how to obtain fitness benefits from their physical activity. Using these postes in any health and physical education classrooms to teach/reinforce/review the Components of Fitness and F.I.T.T. F.I.T.T. Principle - Muscular Strength + F.I.T.T. Principle- Muscular Endurance + F.I.T.T.
Take index cards with all the above activities and put into a shoe box. Then the students come pull out a card and that is the activity they do. Play music and the students will work hard and they love the random by chance what they must do next instead of being told what to do. Just makes it all more fun in the eyes of the students.