Kick Beachball Into Basket

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To have each player kick the ball and count then kick the ball into the basket--count how many times this can be done in a set time limit.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Retain

  • Kick

-Equipment List:

  • One beachball per group of four players

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Groups of four players position their groups in a scattered formation in the playing area.

  • Each group has a basket and a beach ball.

  • Players stand around the basket--one player has a the beach ball on the ground in front of them.


  • The player with the ball kicks the ball up to another player.

  • That player kicks the ball to another player till all four players have kicked the ball.

  • Then the players attempt to kick the ball into the basket.

  • When successful the team scores a point. 

  • Play again and count the number of successes in the time limit.


-Questions & Notes:

  • Questions for Understanding:

  • What makes it easiest to succed at this challenge?

  • How does it feel when the group works well together?

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:


     (905) 923-0938

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