Recreational Games Teacher Resources

Looking for a fun new game to spice things up in your class? Our collection of recreational games has exactly what you need with countless variations of classics like tag and hide and seek, as well brand new activities that are bound to excite students.
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Race Track

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students, in groups, are spaced evenly around the gymnasium. Each group is under a basketball basket. Each team runs one lap around the race track. when he/she gets home, hand the ring to the next person who runs.
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Extra Alignment

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students create text that is aligned to the center of the page. They align images and blocks of text. They add specific spacing around images. They create text that is right justified.
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Bear, Bee, and Bunny

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students enter the gym. Teacher hands out the 3 animals to 3 different students. They with the animals are the taggers. One at a time, each tagger calls out a different locomotor movement to travel in (preferably running is NOT a choice).
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Sharks and Minnows

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students get an opportunity to practice and refine their dribbling skills in a game situation
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Easy Horizontal Rules

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create horizontal rule lines with different thicknesses. They create horizontal rule lines with different widths. They create horizontal rule lines without 3D shading.
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Thar She Blows

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Learners discover the effects of El Nino on the global climate. As a class, they role play the role of a cold or warm wind and act out a skit in front of the class. They discuss the results of the role play once it is completed.
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Now Boarding to Costa Rica Flight #16....

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders experience a flight simulation in order preview a study of Costa Rica.
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Preformatted Text

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine how to create a table of aligned text. They apply tabs and spaces to control the placement of text on a page.
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Sharks and Whales

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars will participate in a game to promote physical fitness. The outcome will be that learners will become more interested in fitness and remain engaged in the activity throughout its implementation.
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Safety Bases

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders work on dodging in a game situation. Have boundary cones away from walls if playing inside. Have students walk instead of running if they are unable to move safely. Stop the game if students are unable to move safely.
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Healthy Island

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in an activity that integrates nutrition information with upper body strengthening physical activities.
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Fifty States Field Day

For Teachers K - 5th
Students complete a research project regarding a specific state in the United States. They use this information to create a presentation they share with other students. They choose an activity to go with their presentation.
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Investigation 1 - Identify & Compare Fossils

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine different items to see if they can recognize fossils. This be an introduction to the different fossils they be studying later and help them make inferences about past environments of Utah.
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Holiday Gift Exchange

For Teachers K - 5th
Students participate in a running or ball dribbling activity, delivering a bean bag across a certain distance to their partner. They deliver as many bean bags to their partner in a two minute time period.
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Making a Region Map of a State

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create salt maps of a state and indicate its regions. They include topographical elements including mountains, valleys, lowlands and major water bodies and a compass rose.
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Wind Direction

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders construct a wind vane to determine the direction of the wind. They place the wind vane outside to locate and label North.
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First Day of SMART

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore plants during a nature walk. They determine rules for the classroom and they learn the various parts of the plant. Students identify different plants and name them orally.
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Jumbo Butterfly

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students duplicate butterfly designs. They use jumbo sizes to develop an awareness of designs found in nature. Students construct a butterfly house to share with their classmates.
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Turkey and Indians

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Learners color pictures and tape one to each side of a piece of cardboard. They line up opposite one another in the middle of the gymnasium about 4 feet apart. Designate each line as one of the groups that corresponds to the pictures on...
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Healthy Island

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students engage in a physical fitness activity that teaches healthy food choices at the same time. They gather around a center consisting of foods. Students put the food into food pyramid categories as the prizes are eaten.
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Robin Takes a Caterpillar

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify and describe how adaptations help an organism to survive in its environment. They pretend to be animals or plants to discover how to get nutrients back into their system. Students play another round of the game, but...
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Fleeing

For Teachers K
Students identify and practice fleeing in a straight, zig zag, and clockwise motion. Then they practice moving quickly, using quick changes of direction such as right, left, forward, sideways; changing speeds, such as medium, fast,...
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High Five Lay-ups

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Pupils move about the general space in the gym pretending to dribble and shoot a basketball. Two students are designed as taggers who "Freeze" other players with their hand HIGH in the air. Pupils who are not frozen must give a "High...
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Recyclign Quest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students integrate the concept of recycling in to an aerobic activity. After being divided into two classes of students; recyclers and litterers, students participate in activities related to their designation. Students practice...