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Getting to Know You - Ball Game Wednesday, 14 September 2016


This activity is a quick, fun, imaginative and easy game to play.  Initially the children and young people may be cautious about making sounds, but with confidence the sounds begin to be made.

Standing in a circle, one person begins by saying their own name, then looks at another member of the circle and then they pretend to throw a ball with a sound to the other person. That person then chooses someone else, states their own name and throws the pretend ball with a sound to them.  The game continues until everyone has had a turn.

The pretend ball can be:

The list is endless.  For young people, some boundaries may need placing around the type of pretend ball. 

Benefits of playing this game:

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