Catching & Throwing Games

Gross Motor Exercise 5 – Underarm Bean Bag Throw

You’ll need:

  • 1 Bean Bag Per Child
  • 3 Hula Hoops
  • 1 cone

Benefits 

  • Increase hand to eye coordination
  • Increase eye focusing
  • Increase depth perception
  • Increase catching skills
  • Increase throwing skills

Set Up  

How it works

Children stand at the cone and attempt to through a bean bag into the hoops, begin with the closest hoop and then aim for the next one.

Simple Steps

  1. Set the hoops up and encourage the children to stand at the cone
  2. Encourage the children to underarm throw the bean bags into the hoops