Spar Lancashire School Games

Learn! Skill 5: Catching & Receiving

Aim: To develop the skill of receiving and catching

Task 1: Complete the below activity throwing with one hand and catching with 2 hands

Task 2: Complete it again but try catching with 1 hand

Video Demonstration

Practice makes perfect – play the following game with a parent, carer or sibling

Points to help improve catching

  • Always watch the ball
  • Hands and/or fingers need to be touching to create a “net” under the ball
  • Hands are different for different sized balls
  • Once the item is in your hands bring it in to your chest.

Now you have practiced this skill why not try out our Challenge!
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