Catching & Throwing Games

Gross Motor Exercise 6 – Under over

You’ll need:

  • 2 balls

Benefits 

  • Increase hand to eye coordination
  • Increase eye focusing
  • Improve depth perception
  • Increase passing skills
  • Increase throwing skills
  • Improve Team work

Set Up 

Stand the children in two straight lines parallel to each other and arms length from the person in front

How it works

The two lines have to race to get the ball from the front of the line to the back. The first person passes the ball over their head, the next person passes the ball between their legs and so on until the ball gets to the end of the lien.

Simple Steps

  1. Encourage the children to stand in two lines, arms length from the person in front of them.
  2. Demonstrate the activity to the children, explain the first child passes the ball over their head, the next child passes under, over, then under until the ball reaches the end of their line.