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Fill the Box

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To be the first team to fill a box(s) with all the team's tennis balls.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Send

  • Throw

-Equipment List:

  • Ten tennis balls per teams of 3-5 players.


-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Establish a starting line where the tennis balls are placed and from where players must toss the balls.

  • Place a box several paces away--for less able throwers have the box close by, for more able throwers place the box further away.


  • On the signal to begin players attempt to toss the balls into a box. 

  • If players toss a ball that misses the box, they must retrieve that ball first before doing anything else.

  • First team to get all of their balls into the box is the winner.

-Questions & Notes:

  • Questions for Understanding:

  • What makes it easiest to get the ball to bounce into the box?

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