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Activity One - Dishes And Domes

Activity 1

Dishes And Domes
  • Flat-top cones
  • Whistle
Activity Two - British Bulldog Variations

Activity 2

British Bulldog Variations
  • Running – fast footwork and quick change of direction.
Activity Three - Piggy In The Middle

Activity 3

Piggy In The Middle
  • Ball
Activity Four - Capture The Flag

Activity 4

Capture The Flag
  • Cones
  • 4 hoops
  • 2 flags
Activity Five - 44 Save All

Activity 5

44 Save All
  • Teamwork
  • Defending
  • Attacking
Activity Six - Jail

Activity 6

Jail
  • Cones
  • Balls
Activity Seven - Tag Variations

Activity 7

Tag Variations
  • Teamwork
  • Running - speed and footwork
  • Changing direction quickly
Activity Eight - Beanbag Snatch

Activity 8

Beanbag Snatch
  • 5 hoops
  • 12 beanbags
Activity Nine - War Ball

Activity 9

War Ball
  • Cones
  • 4 additional cones for play
  • 4 tennis balls
  • 8 foam balls

Playground Games Activities

Activity 1 - Dishes And Domes

Activity 1

Dishes And Domes

Hands-On Activities:
  • Flat-top cones
  • Whistle
Activity 2 - British Bulldog Variations

Activity 2

British Bulldog Variations

Hands-On Activities:
  • Running – fast footwork and quick change of direction.
Activity 3 - Piggy In The Middle

Activity 3

Piggy In The Middle

Hands-On Activities:
  • Ball
Activity 4 - Capture The Flag

Activity 4

Capture The Flag

Hands-On Activities:
  • Cones
  • 4 hoops
  • 2 flags
Activity 5 - 44 Save All

Activity 5

44 Save All

Hands-On Activities:
  • Teamwork
  • Defending
  • Attacking
Activity 6 - Jail

Activity 6

Jail

Hands-On Activities:
  • Cones
  • Balls
Activity 7 - Tag Variations

Activity 7

Tag Variations

Hands-On Activities:
  • Teamwork
  • Running - speed and footwork
  • Changing direction quickly
Activity 8 - Beanbag Snatch

Activity 8

Beanbag Snatch

Hands-On Activities:
  • 5 hoops
  • 12 beanbags
Activity 9 - War Ball

Activity 9

War Ball

Hands-On Activities:
  • Cones
  • 4 additional cones for play
  • 4 tennis balls
  • 8 foam balls

Incorporating Fun and Educational Playground Games in Key Stage 2 Physical Education

Physical Education is an indispensable part of primary school curriculums, and it's crucial to make it enjoyable for children to remain active and engaged. Key Stage 2 PE is an excellent opportunity to introduce a range of playground games and activities that are both entertaining and educational. This article will explore some of the popular playground games and activities that can be integrated into KS2 Physical Education.

War Ball is one of the most popular games and is a modified version of dodgeball. Players are divided into two teams and must target the other team's players with a ball to eliminate them. Another entertaining game that is effortless to set up is Beanbag Snatch. In this game, players attempt to grab beanbags from their opponent's side while safeguarding their own.

If you're looking for a game that emphasizes teamwork, Capture the Flag is an excellent choice. Each team has a flag that they must protect while attempting to capture the other team's flag. Jail is another team-oriented game that requires cooperation, as players work together to release their teammates from jail while avoiding being tagged by the opposing team.

For a game that focuses on individual skills, Piggy in the Middle is an excellent option. Players work on their passing and catching skills as they try to keep the ball away from the player in the middle. And for a game that's all about running and agility, British Bulldog variations are perfect. Players must run from one end of the playing area to the other without being tagged by the "bulldogs."

Overall, these playground games and activities are ideal for KS2 Physical Education. They're easy to set up, fun to play, and help children stay active and engaged. So why not incorporate them into your next PE lesson and watch your students have a blast while learning?

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