Elementary Physical Education Resources for Teacher’s Toolbox

Download free PE lesson plans and resources for elementary school physical education teachers that align with SHAPE America's National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education.

These PE tools can help you build an effective physical education program to put all children on the path to health and physical literacy.


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SHAPE America Journal Articles
American Journal of Health Education
  • School Staff’s Perspectives on the Adoption of Elementary-School Physical Activity Approaches: A Qualitative Study
  • November / December 2020
  • Gender Differences in a Youth Physical Activity Intervention: Movement Levels and Children's Perceptions
  • March / April 2020
  • Assessing Elementary Health Education: Instrument Development for School District Readiness and Delivery
  • September / October 2018
    JOPERD: Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Teachers' Ability to Navigate the Delivery of APE Services
  • September 2021
  • Everyone Matters: Eliminating Dehumanizing Practices in Physical Education
  • January 2021
  • Preparing Health and Physical Education Teachers to Become Trauma Invested
  • November / December 2020
  • Enhancing Student Motivation and Social Skills: Adopting the Sport Education and Cooperative Learning Models
  • October 2020
  • Focusing School Wellness Beyond Physical Education
  • September 2020
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    Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport
  • Effects of Balance Training on Balance Performance in Youth: Are There Age Differences?
  • September 2020
  • Facilitators and Barriers to Movement Integration in Elementary Classrooms: A Systematic Review
  • June 2018
  • Physical Activity, Health-Related Fitness, and Classroom Behavior in Children: A Discriminant Function Analysis
  • December 2018
    Strategies: A journal for Physical and Sport Educators
  • Enhancing Athlete Outcomes Through Quality Coaching
  • July / August 2021
  • Introduction to Feature Series: Development of Youth Athletes
  • May / June 2021
  • Motivation is Not Always Black and White: Attending to African American Athletes' Psychological Needs for Sport Involvement
  • March / April 2021
  • Strategies to Track Student Progress in SHAPE America Standards 3 and 5
  • May / June 2020
  • Strategies for Connecting Activities in Physical Education and the Classroom
  • November / December 2019
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