Catch ‘n’ Throw
Catch ‘n’ Throw is designed to improve your little one’s hand-eye co-ordination and ball throwing skills.
Balls, bean bags or buttons Hula Hoop or Similar
Throwing and catching are skills which are learnt through repetition rather than inherent at birth. As such your little one will enjoy being able to see their improvement during this activity and, if it is repeated regularly, their improvement over time. To become a good thrower your little one needs to stand at a given point a set distance from the hula hoop and see if they can accurately throw their bean bag, ball or button into the circle. Once this has been achieved a number of times have your little one take a step backwards or move the hula hoop slightly forwards to increase the skill level required to toss the item accurately. Extension: Once your little one has mastered this activity you may wish to increase the difficulty of the task by reducing the size of the area into which the ball or button is to be tossed.
This activity develops skills in these areas:
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