Catching Cups

Age: Toddler, Preschoolbowl2ball1

Equipment: Small balls, cups or bowls

Space requirements: Open space

Activity description:

  • Each child has a small ball and a cup or bowl.
  • Children roll their ball and then chase after it and trap it under their cup or bowl.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: eye-hand coordination; fine motor skills; running; chasing and stopping an object
  • Non-physical skills: self-discovery; creative play; critical thinking; problem solving; predicting

Adjust the challenge:

  • Use a larger cup or bowl.
  • Use a smaller ball.

Activity modified from: Healthy Beginnings for PreSchoolers 2-5

Posted in 18 months-2.5 years (Toddler), 2.5-4 years (Preschool), C-D, Equipment required, Open space

Share

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditlinkedinmail

Print

Print

Find an activity

More activities to try

  • Noodle Hockey
    Age: Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Pool noodles, ball Space requirements: Open space A...
  • Bunny Trail
    Age: Preschool, Kindergarten Equipment: Tape or chalk, hula hoops Space requirements: Open spa...
  • Do You See What I See?
    Age: Infant Equipment: Black and white or brightly coloured infant toy Space requirements: On-...
  • Changing Seats
    Age: Kindergarten Equipment: Chairs Space requirements: Small space, Open space Activity De...
  • Ball Chase
    Age: Infant, Toddler Equipment: Reaction ball Space requirements: Open space Activity descr...
  • Mountain Climber
    Age: Infant, Toddler Equipment: Cushion or pillows Space requirements: Small space Activity...