Warm Up Ideas

Lots of lovely warm up ideas to get your class moving at the start of the PE lesson.

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5 - 11

The Numbers Game

Develop your pupils addition / subtraction skills in this enjoyable game.
5 - 11

Sheep Tig

A fun warm-up game which involves pretending to be sheep!
5 - 11

Tickly Cat

Play an alternative version of the popular game, Stuck in the Mud.
5 - 7

Pasta PE

An enjoyable warm-up activity, linked to pasta!
5 - 11

Smugglers

A competitive warm-up game, which encourages children to steal from one another!
5 - 7

Toilet Tag

A funny game which children beg to play.
5 - 7

Late for School!

A fun warm up activity which involves pretending to get ready for school! Includes a related cool-down activity too. 
5 - 11

Pirate Ship

A fun warm-up game in which children pretend to be on board a pirate ship.
5 - 11

Stuck in the Mud

A classic game which is a great warm up activity, or simply play it for fun!
5 - 11

Traffic Lights

 An enjoyable warm-up based on traffic lights!
5 - 7

Make a Letter

A physical activity which is useful for reinforcing phonics too!
5 - 11

Rolling Rocks

An exciting game that requires skill and concentration from all team members!
5 - 11

Summer Fun

 A fun game to play in the sunshine, with children following commands as quickly as they can.
5 - 11

Up, Down, Stop, Go!

An exciting warm-up activity.
7 - 11

Memory Cards

A team game which involves collecting (and remembering) sets of playing cards.