Grade:2 Content Area: Basketball skills Primary Focus: Skills practice, student involvement Equipment: basketballs Activity: 1. Divide the students into 4 teams. 2. Divide the gymnasium into 2 courts. 3. 2 games are now played side by side. 4. Thers are only 2 rules in the game; a) You may not foul(touch) another player. b) You may not take the ball out of the hands of or cause them to lose the ball by knocking it out of their hands while dribbling. 5. The kids play 3 mini games(a round robin tournament). 6. Your more athletic kids will play by the "regualar"rules. What I like most is that the "non-athletic" kids will feel like they are really playing without hearing a whistle blow every time they touch the ball.
Game idea submitted by Cathy Beam (Yardley,PA). It is a modification of basketball game which appeared in a "Great Activities" publication.