Keep the Basket Full

basketballAge: Toddler, Preschool

Equipment: Balls, basket

Space requirements: Open space

Activity description:

  • Fill a basket with small balls.
  • Children stand throughout the activity area.
  • Roll the balls into the open space for children to retrieve and return the balls back to the basket.
  • The children try to keep the basket full.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: receiving an object; eye-hand coordination; spatial awareness; bending
  • Non-physical skills: sharing; cooperation; critical thinking; problem solving

Activity modified from: Saskatchewan in motion Daily Physical Activity Manual

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

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