and Cone Game
(Idea contributed by Julia Wignall)
writes: 'You need:
large soft balls
1 for each player
Balls 1 for each player
to be played in an enclosed space.
of the game
- to be the last player remaining in the game, without having
your tennis ball knocked off your cone.
the class into 2 teams. Each player needs their own cone and
tennis ball. Set the cones up at opposite ends of the playing
space, so that each teams cones are in a straight line
but have enough space between them for each player to defend
their own cone. Place the tennis ball on top of the cone. The
aim of the game is for the opposing players to knock off each
others tennis balls from the cones. When a players tennis
ball falls off their own cone they are out they pick
up their cone and ball and go sit down. The game starts by the
teacher handing the large soft balls to the teams they
then continue to throw the balls until all of the opposing teams
tennis balls are knocked off.
also added a rule that if the players catch a ball on the full
they get to choose one player from their team who is
out to come back in.
variation is that you label one of the large balls and when
this ball is caught on the full, all members from that team
that were out get to come back into play.
game finishes when there is one player remaining or you
can set a time limit and its then the team with the most