My students and I have been studying the Renaissance, and we have been moving A LOT. Whether it has been building domes with Brunelleschi or painting like Michelanglo (upside down!), we have a great deal of fun and learn tons. Recently, we spent a day exploring the concept of the Renaissance man with Leonardo Da Vinci as our example.
TPT store. Or just come up with your own ideas. Bringing history alive engages learners. And, it isn't just fun. My students definitely gained more knowledge and could speak more articulately about Leonardo and the concept of the Renaissance man than if I had just lectured about it.