WHO SAYS WE CAN'T HAVE FIELD DAY!!!
The PE Distance Learning Series- 40 At-Home Field Day Events packet is an ENGAGING set of challenging field day events that students can use at home to stay active and have FUN during times they are not at school. Children of all ages LOVE Field Day and with this packet, students and families can easily participate and ENJOY one of the experiences they dream about all year long!
The At-Home Field Day event cards provides 40 different movement and skill events that utilize items that most homes already have including sock balls, water bottles, paper plates, cereal boxes, bottle caps, laundry baskets, trash bins, plastic cups, pillows, pillow cases, cutlery, stuffed animals and more. The event cards provide CLEAR and EASY to follow directions and are graphically stunning. The ANIMATED CHARACTERS used in the diagrams make the events easy to understand and there are EXTRA INSTRUCTIONS included describing what items are needed and how the events can be modified to be even be more fun. Included in the packet are 5 Wheelchair Events for students that need wheelchairs for mobility.
The event cards come in PDF and JPG formats and can be printed or saved and used on a smart device. PE or classroom teachers can pick and choose which events work for their students or could leave it up to the parents and students at home. An EVENT LOG is included to help students keep track of their events and there are FIELD DAY CERTIFICATES that can be presented when set numbers of events have been completed.
The PE Distance Learning Series- 40 At-Home Field Day Events packet are a very convenient and creative way for you to have your students move at home “with a purpose!” The event cards are very colorful with “top of the line” graphics and detailed instructions. Each event card includes the following components on the left side of the visual: 1. Event Title Identification, 2. Movement/Skill Graphic, 3. Rep or Time Suggestion, 4. Detailed Description of the Movement/Skill, 5. Tips for Success. On the right side of the visual you will find the following information: 1. What do I need? (items and equipment- with graphics) and 2. How can I make it more fun? (Ways to compete against yourself and against family members or friends).
Variations for Use:
1. Student/Family Choice: Students and parents download the entire field day packet, look at and choose the field day events to perform. The students/families carry out the skills/movements (for each event) using the suggested reps and time before moving to another event. The event visuals can be printed versions or viewed using an electronic format on a device. Students can use the optional Field Day Log, to record the events they performed, and can print the Field Day Certificates once the appropriate number of events are completed.
2. Teacher Directed: Physical Education or Classroom Teachers choose the field day events to send home and deliver them in a format of their choice (PDF/JPG’s). The students/families carry out the skills/movements (for each event) using the suggested reps and time before moving to another event. The event visuals can be printed versions or viewed using an electronic format on a device. Students can use the optional Field Day Log, to record the events they performed, and can print the Field Day Certificates once the appropriate number of events are completed.
The PE Distance Learning Series- 40 At-Home Field Day Events packet was created for students and parents to be able to use in a home setting. Most of the events can be completed inside a house and a few of them might work better outside. Although suggestions are made for variations in the items used for each event, modifications can be made to ensure that each event can be performed. In other words, if you don’t have them item, use something comparable. It is important that you have adequate space to carry out the movements/skills and parents should ensure that the events are set-up and performed in a safe manner.
Suggestive Items for an At-Home Field Day:
- Rolled up sock balls
- Small cushions
- Stuffed animals
- Grocery bags
- A flat table
- A laundry basket
- Zip-lock bag
- A small trash bin/bucket
- Paper plates
- Plastic cups
- Egg or golf ball
- Cereal boxes
- Water bottles
- Plastic bottles
- Balloons (optional)
- Timing Device (optional)