The connection between Physical Education and Art

The new teaching basket ball is a thing of beauty.  The students love the colors and hands prints to coach where their hand goes.

The new teaching basket ball is a thing of beauty. The students love the colors and hands prints to coach where their hand goes.

fully included

This photo was from a student that uses a wheelchair for mobility. His was able to be part of the pendulum and paint dripped from the bottom of the chair swing suspended from the gym’s climbing rope.

No two pictures are alike.

More pendulum painting as well as painting with light.

Ms Kennedy's Students

Ping pong paddle project with the help from Ms. Kennedy’s classic collage style.

More art and paddles designed by individual students.  Including one (paint brush) made from all recycled materials.

More art and paddles designed by individual students. Including one (paint brush) made from all recycled materials.

It is a bit of an art from to coach your peers.  But this first grader is glad to try.

It is a bit of an art from to coach your peers. But this first grader is glad to try.

5th grader helping with the art of shooting.  Starts with how to position your hands on the ball.

5th grader helping with the art of shooting. Starts with how to position your hands on the ball.

5th grader helping with the complicated task of hitting a ball instead of catching it.  It is an art to think about how to explain  the process.

5th grader helping with the complicated task of hitting a ball instead of catching it. It is an art to think about how to explain the process.

Ping Pong Paddle Art.  Some worked on paddles as a choice.  Equipment design.  I see future in this for these budding artists.

Ping Pong Paddle Art. Some worked on paddles as a choice. Equipment design. I see future in this for these budding artists.

Ping Pong Paddle

Recycled materials project.

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About pe4lewis

Teaching k-5 physical education at Meriwether Lewis Elementary School. Where children receive physical education twice a week! Follow me on Twitter at GymJumpRun.
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