This is a non-tagging game that has students running and exercising throughout the game. Students try to grab bean bags from other teams' hula hoops. The team with the most bean bags in their hula hoop wins.
Children's Educational Games: Elementary school kids need to play games. They need to play games because games reinforce math and reading concepts, reasoning and analytical skills, and good sportsmanship. Not to mention .
Gym Games - Zookeepers 2 mats in opposite corners of gym, students are on mats (animals in the cage). Zookeepers are in the middle. Teacher yells out animal (i. Monkey), and they escape from cage moving like that animal until zookeeper takes them back.
Hand Clap Games are a great brain building activity. It helps with pattern recognition, crossing the midline (for some patterns), and bilateral coordination. Below are some videos of hand clap games we have enjoyed.