Games and Great Ideas: A Guide for Elementary School Physical Educators and Classroom Teachers


An innovative guide for physical education teachers from preschool through eighth grade. Topics include theoretical considerations for teaching games, an interdisciplinary approach to games, games of different cultures, increasing developmentally appropriate behavior through games, and innovative game activities which increase fitness and leisure pursuits. Each topic is illustrated, and sample activities and implementation strategies are provided.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Beverly Nichols
  • Philip Duhan Segal
  • Amelia Mays Woods
  • Sarah Doolittle
  • Birger Peitersen
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1995