Added fitness twist to the classic UNO card game
Lesson Topic: Fitness UNO
Lesson Description: Added fitness twist to the classic UNO card game.
Learning Goals/Outcomes: Students will work with peers to successfully complete the game
PE.K.3.2.a Participates in physical activity in physical education class.
PE.1.3.2.a Engages in physical activity in physical education class.
PE.2.3.3.a Recognizes the use of own body weight as resistance (e.g., plank, animal walks) for developing strength
PE.2.4.4.a Recognizes the importance of rules and etiquette in teacher-designed physical activities
PE.3.3.2.a Engages in physical activity in physical education class with teacher prompting
PE.3.4.4.a Practices adherence to rules and etiquette in physical activity with peers
PE.4.3.2.a Engages in physical activity in physical education class without teacher prompting
PE.4.4.4.a Exhibits etiquette and adherence to rules in a variety of physical activities
PE.5.3.2.a Engages in both teacher-directed and independent physical education class activities
PE.5.4.4.a Critiques the etiquette involved in various game activities
PE.6.3.2.a Participates in a variety of body weight strength and endurance fitness activities
Teacher Planning: Explain the rules of UNO
Equipment/Materials Needed: UNO cards
Time Required for Lesson: 10 minutes-50 minutes
Diagram/Setup: See attached
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Follow the regular rule of the card game UNO with some fitness twist included. Each color has an exercise that is to be completed after the card is played. The number on the card is the number of reps that should be completed. The person playing the card is who should complete the fitness activity
Red- Jumping Jacks
Special cards have their own exercises to be completed after the card is played. When these cards are played the person who played the card is to do the exercise.
Draw 2- 10 Lunges
Skip- Run in place until your next turn
Reverse- Air squat until it’s your next turn
Regular Wildcard- The person playing the card decides what activity the player of their choosing does. The player chosen must do 5 reps
Wildcard +4- Everyone except for the person playing the card must do 5 reps of each fitness activity (Jumping Jacks, Sit ups, Pushups and Burpees)
Fitness UNO can be played solo as well
1. Shuffle the deck
2. Start a stopwatch or timer when the first card is fliped over
3. Flip each card of the deck and perform the activity until the cards run out
*Solo special cards
Draw 2- 10 lunges
Skip-Run 1 lap around the room
Reverse- 15 air squats
Regular wildcard- Get a drink
Wildcard +4- 1 round of 5 jumping jacks, 5 sit ups, 5 pushups & 5 burpees
Activity: Can be played in a classroom during indoor recess, or in a limited space physical education setting
Modifications: Change exercises up. Change who does the activity (person to the right or left)
Safety Precautions: Design the exercises for the students to be able to safely complete.