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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

 

Catch a ball game

 

13 Throwing games

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