Find The Gnome Overview
I’m not going to lie, I’m super excited to share this new Valentine’s Day PE Game called Find The Gnome.
I’ve seen a lot of virtual PE games set up like this, but I’ve never seen any that show the objects actually moving on the screen.
When creating this game, I imagined it like the old army/carnival game of 3 shells and a pea or 3 cups and a ball. I wanted to take that same idea and create different levels using a Valentine’s Day theme.
I spent a lot of time over Christmas break trying to figure out how to make this happen and after a couple of hours and maybe a headache or two, I had figured out a pretty good system. 😄
If you’re still teaching virtual and looking for game ideas, you can find my entire collection of Virtual Winter PE Games here:
How To Play
-Start by bringing up the video (which can be found below) or you can search for it on Youtube
– Students will watch the video and try to track the gnome as it moves and hides behind the hearts throughout the round
– At the end of the round, students will try to guess which heart the gnome is hiding behind by performing the exercise, yoga pose, or dance associated with that heart
-There are 3 different levels in the game
-Each level will progressively get harder (more hearts to hide behind, more movements, etc.)
-Have fun and do your best!
-A bonus option is to have students keep track of their score and earn one point for each correct answer
Valentine’s Day PE Games: Find The Gnome
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8 thoughts on “Valentine’s Day PE Games: Find The Gnome”
Fantastic resources lids love them.
I am so impressed with all that you do, and I am just so grateful that you share such wonderful work with so many PE teachers! A million thank yous Mr. G. My remote and hybrid kids love all of your virtual masterpieces!!!
Thank you so much for your kindness!! When I first started teaching 7 years ago, I felt like I was on an island and there really wasn’t much help/guidance for PE teachers. I know that has changed a lot since then, but I always try to remember that and love helping out any way that I can and continue to learn from others as well. I’m so glad to hear everything has been helpful and that your students love them!
This was BRILLIANT! Kids loved it.
Thanks from the UAE
I’m so glad they loved it!! Thanks so much for sharing!