Kicking games

Choose from the following games:

Equipment required outside

  • Large bright balls
  • Chime balls
  • Floating super lightweight balls

Inside

  • Lightweight balls
  • Inflatable beach balls
  • Chime balls
  • Soft sponge balls

Lying on mats or sitting

  • Lightweight balls
  • Inflatable beach balls
  • Chime balls
  • Goals or goal markers
  • Obstacle course markers
  • Soft play shapes, such as rolls and wedges
  • Facilitators for children, only if they need them

Play in pairs

  • Children use their feet to move their ball to each other
  • Children take turns to move the ball with their feet towards a target or goal

Play in teams

  • Children work together in teams to kick the ball towards a target or goal

In one group

  • Children see how long they can keep the ball moving with their feet only

Scoring if needed

  • Children score when they move the object into the target, or into the ‘goal’ area.

Inclusion challenge

  • More mobile children can act as runners and returners to the group and score points for each return.