This week’s theme is Ball Skills.
There are so many different ways you can play with a ball, practise your skills. You can use different size balls to play different games- indoor games, outdoor games. Maybe you could create your own game! W have lots of great ideas for you to try. Take a look at our weekly PE challenge Document too. There are lots of great challenges for you to try.
Can you use recycled materials to make a ball run, a maze or a marble run?
Play catch and count the number of times you catch successfully.
Toss a ball in a bucket or hoop, creating a target. You could add up different points for different containers
Bean bag toss
Have your own ‘egg and spoon’ race by transporting plastic balls using a sieve/large spoon
Practice throwing and catching balloons or water balloons!
Practice throwing and catching different sized balls, kicking a football etc.
Knock down bottles with a tennis ball in the garden. You can also use cardboard rolls.
Practice throwing different coloured plastic balls into different coloured tubs/washing baskets etc.
Balance balls on tennis rackets
Create an assault course or circuit and try rolling a ball around things in the garden.
Try kicking a ball into a net or large container.
Bounce a ball up and down - how high can you bounce it?
Bounce a ball in paint, shaving foam, soapy water or flour for some messy play
Transport and balance plastic balls on cardboard tubes
Roll balls into buckets/tunnels etc.
Indoor bowling with a cup tower or cardboard rolls
Make a throwing game (cut holes in card board, label with different points (10,20,30 etc) throw balls to score)
Take a look at the SCS print out for some more ideas