Creativity in Motion : K-5 Lesson Plan – Challenge Station
Moving Creatively in the Classroom (PE)
K-5 Challenge Station
By Michele Batz, PhD
This lesson can be done in a large room or gym.
Set up four Challenge Stations in your room with the following:
Divide your class into four teams and assign them a station. This is wonderful to use to get your class to work and create as a team. Allow 6-8 minutes at each station before you allow them to rotate to the next station.
To jazz it up a bit, supply a steady beat of music for your students. To further enhance their experience, come in with a hat on, clipboard, whistle around your neck and say, "Welcome students to the Challenge Stations, each station has its own unique challenges and here we go:
Note: For the younger students, you'll have to demonstrate each station they'll love you for it! •
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Michele Batz, PhD, has a masters in Administrative Education and has been an educator for 30 years at the elementary, junior high and high school levels. More »