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Rebecca Taylor (MM)

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Eyes Up, Hands Up

HOW TO PLAY The students are divided into two teams. On the teacher’s signal, the students start throwing the balls to get them to land in other team’s barrels during a 2-minute round. Other rules include: Once the balls are inside a barrel, they may NOT be taken out. Students must stay on their own side of the playing area when throwing a ball. However, they may cross the Center Line if they decide it is safe to retrieve a loose ball. Each team may assign up to several “defenders” who will stand 3-4 feet in front of the team’s barrel. Have a designated “restraining line” if needed so the defenders don’t get too close to the barrel. Students crossing the Center Line may be tagged by players on the other team. When a student is tagged, he must leave the ball on the ground and return to his side of the playing area. Optional: If your older students are tagged, they must go to the designated “Holding Zone” area as seen in the dia- gram (hula hoops). If one of the tagged players is able t

8th Grade, 7th Grade, Physical Education
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Action packed game that involves plenty of throwing and catching skills as well as teamwork! The objective of this game is to get as many balls in the barrel as you can before the time limit is up. Variations: -Use two barrels per side instead of one. -Have students toss the balls or do an underhand volleyball serve instead of throwing them into the barrel.