Catching & Throwing 

Gross Motor Exercise 8 – Giant Hand Ball

You’ll need:

  • 1 Ball between two children
  • 1 Line

Benefits 

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

Set Up 

Children stand either sides of the line facing each other.

How it works

Children have to work together by bouncing the giant ball between each other.

Simple Steps

  1. Encourage the children to stand facing each other  the the line in between them
  2. They are given a ball to share
  3. Encourage them to bounce the ball to each other without catching or holding it.

To increase the difficulty by encouraging them to take a step further back without letting it bounce more then once