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Name of Activity:

Flip It Fitness

Purpose of Activity:

Warm Up, Fitness


Has performed all exercises used in this activity. Has practiced the cone flip in class before using as an Instant Activity.

Suggested Grade Level:


Materials Needed:

1 cone for every 2 students

Description of Idea

On signal, each pair of students tries to flip their cone.The first one to flip the cone and land it wins. Student can catch it before it lands and set it back up.

The student that wins does a victory push-up then finds a new person. The other person does jumping jacks until a new challenger arrives. The cone stays.


1 - Write a different exercise, that your students know, on each cone.

2 - Try a match of 2 out of 3 games before winner moves on. Students perform exercise after each game.

Adaptations for Students with Disabilities

Use a different size cone selected for special need.

Play with a partner (2 vs 2)

Submitted by Michael Beringer in Milwaukee, WI. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 9/5/2017.
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Am I crazy or does this seem like we're teaching kids how to play flippy cup?


I don't understand what they are doing with the cone at all.


Love seeing this on here. I haven’t used PE Central much but I created Flip it Fitness and put it on Twitter and now it’s here! So cool! Love he idea sharing!


i am a high school gym teacher and i need help on what they should do

Rebecca Landon

That's so cool, I'm gonna recommend it to my ex P.E. teacher! she'll Absolutely love it!

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