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Here are three balance and ball activity ideas


P.E. & Health  


K, 1, 2, 3  

Title – Introductory Balance and Ball Activities
By – Mohammed Asim Ghazi
Primary Subject – Health / Physical Education
Grade Level – K-3

Concept/Skill Being Taught:

  • Balance
  • Throwing the ball
  • Compatibility of intramuscular nerves

Materials Needed:

  • Wands
  • Basketballs
  • Hula-hoops
  • Small balls

Description Of Activities:

  • First Exercise — The Ball and Wands
    • Three wands of wood are placed in a triangle on the ground.
    • The student balances a small ball on them.
    • Time allowed – 30 seconds


  • Second Exercise — Catch and Throw the Ball
    • Divide class into three equal rows.
    • Each student in the first row holds a basketball.
    • The students in the middle row hold up hula-hoops.
    • Students in the third row will receive the ball from students in the first row.
    • At the teacher’s signal, the students throw their basketballs through the hula-hoop in front of them to the student across from them in the third row.


  • Third Exercise — Walk Balance
    • A student walks from the start line to the finish line with something on his head while carrying a small ball each hand, taking into account individual arms during the exercise.


  1. Student learns to develop a balance.
  2. Student learns how to shoot a basketball.
  3. The student develops intramuscular nerve consensus.

Suggestions for adapting this activity for kids with disabilities:

    The first and second exercises are appropriate for students in wheelchairs.

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