This all-time classic ball game is a simple outdoor activity that helps kids develop their hand-eye coordination and concentration.
Top tip!To make the game more difficult, use only your left or right hand for throwing and catching the ball.
A ball that’s suitable for throwing and catching, such as a tennis ball
About the activity
The aim of the game is simple – players throw the ball to each other and catch it in their hands.
The great thing about catch is that it can be enjoyed by kids of all ages, pretty much anywhere in the great outdoors! To make the game more difficult, simply increase the distance between the players.
Toddlers can use a large sponge ball or football instead of a tennis ball. How many times can they throw and catch the ball without dropping it?