Ball Blasters

Age group : Best played students aged between 5 and 9

Materials :

  • String or another method of marking out circles on the floor.

  • Balls / Pins to place in the circles.

  • A ball for each team to throw.

  • Flashcards containing target vocabulary to practice.

Preparation time : 5 to 10 minutes to prepare the materials

Objective : To be the team to score the most points at the end of the game.

Instructions :

Divide the class into teams. Mark out circles on the floor in front of, not too close to, but within throwing distance of each team. Place balls / pins in each of the circles. Each turn a student from each team throws a ball at their circle. If they are able to knock a ball / pin out of the circle, they score a point for their team. After all students have taken a turn, or if the teacher decides to end the game, count the points for each team. The team to score the most points is the winner.