Kids have a blast playing Circle Fireball, a less intense and more inclusive version of dodgeball.
Who: Grades 3 to 5
Time: 15 minutes+
Where: Indoor gym
Students form a circle with one person in the middle.
How to Play:
- Form a circle with one student in the middle.
- Students on the outside of the cirlce try to hit the student in the middle by rolling a ball.
- The student in the middle tries to avoid getting hit by the ball.
- When the student in the middle gets hit, he or she switches places with the student who rolled the ball.
Conflict Resolution Tip:
Instruct students to high-five when switching places.
PLAY: REP IT OUT
EASY: Use more than one ball.
MEDIUM: Use more than four balls.
HARD: Middle student can only stand on one foot.
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