GROSS MOTOR SKILLS

Bats and Balls

RESOURCES NEEDED:

~ Different sorts of bats such as tennis racquet, cricket bat or rounders bat

~ Soft balls

~ Large open space, such as a garden or park

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Take your child, bats and balls to a large open space.

2. Take turns with your child throwing the ball, using the bat and catching the ball.

3. Start quite close to your child, until your child can confidently throw, bat and catch.

4. As they grow more confident, slowly move further back, increasing the distance between you.