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Name of Activity:

2 X 2 Fitness Warm-up (Ice Breaker/Getting to Know Others)

Suggested Grade Level:


Materials Needed:

Print out of task cards (1 for every student)
Pencils or pens
Hoola Hoops
Hippoty Hops

Description of Idea

I use this at the beginning of the school year. It is a great get to know you activity and it gets kids hearts pumping.

* Find a partner and complete the task, then initial each others paper.
* Find a new partner to complete the next task.
* When finished, show your completed paper to me.

Teaching Suggestions:

I use the Comic Life App or Software Program (only available on the Mac/Apple IOS--available here) to make all my handouts look cool. It looks like a comic book.

Adaptations for Students with Disabilities

Partners can read paper, sign off for each other and model exercises for kids with disabilities.
Exercises can be modified:
Arm stretches for burpees.
Snow angels for jumping jacks.
Jog can be walk, or push wheelchair friends.

Submitted by Jenni Peters who teaches at North Street School in Grafton, MA. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 1/16/2018.
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2 X 2 Fitness Warm-up (Ice Breaker/Getting to Know Others)

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