Partner tag outsidein pairs, one child has to try and tag his/her partner, who thenbecomes the catcher.
Change pairings andrepeat with everyone skipping, hopping, marching etc.
Using a ball or aquoit, practise throwing and catching in pairs. Make it hardere.g. by stepping further apart, by using the other hand, bythrowing it to the side of your partner so they have to move tocatch it, throwing under one leg etc.
For continuouspractise, A throws to B and then runs around B back toplace. B repeats.
Throw the quoit up inthe air and catch. Throw it and catch it with one hand. Throw andhook your arm through it.
Robot run joggently around the playground. When the teacher calls touch,touch the floor with one hand, and then continue running. When theteacher calls out two touch, bend down and touch both hands onthe ground and continue running. When teacher calls out jump,jump high in the air, and then continue. Vary the order of thecommands.
Take out one hoopbetween two and bounce the ball down into the hoop for partner tocatch. Start with ball held above head, point fingers downwards,get body behind ball to receive.
Try again, standingtwo or three paces away from the hoop, and bouncing it down intothe hoop to make your partner move to catch the ball.
Now try it so thatwhen A bounces the ball downwards into the hoop, B hits it backfor A to catch with bat. If A has aimed accurately, B hashit it and then A caught it again, a point is scored. Changeover after 4 hits.
Roll hoop along line,pass to your partner (both of you running along, one on eitherside). Try and keep its movement as controlled as possible.
Balls, hoops between2, bats.