KS1 Activity: Catching and Receiving

The aim of this activity is to develop the skill of receiving and catching!

Start by downloading the Activity Brochure, then watch the demonstration video below.

Download Activity Brochure (PDF)

Skill Challenge: Cobra Catch!

How many times can you throw a ball against a wall and catch the rebound in 30 seconds?

You will need:

Tennis ball or larger ball A stopwatch/phone


Find a suitable wall and mark out one big stride away from it.
Facing the wall, standing next to your marker, see how many times you can under arm throw the ball against the wall and catch the rebound.
Keep repeating, see how many times you can successfully catch your ball in 30 seconds.
It doesn’t matter if you drop the ball, just keep going.
See if you can beat your first attempt
See if you can beat your parent, carer or sibling

Watch the video demonstration below!

Are you finished?

Remember to track your progress on your Activity Worksheet so it counts towards your 120 minutes of activity, then go back and choose another activity!

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