Two benches for teams to sit on(more if needed)
One soccer ball
Split group into two teams.
They each sit on a bench.
Put soccer ball at centre.
On a signal, the first person on each bench (at the end - right end I
guess) should run counterclockwise around the first set of pylons, then
behind the opposite team's bench until they reach the second set of
They should run through the centre of those pylons and try to kick the
soccer ball through the other team's net (pylons) before the other
team's player reaches the ball.
If they get to the net and realize the other player got to the ball
first, they can hang back to try to save the ball from entering their
If they score a goal, count one point for the team.
That player then joins the end of the bench and the next team player is
up until everyone on the bench has had a turn. Play continues as long
as you like.
- remind students to be aware to not "crash" into the other player as
they run for the ball at centre!
- have the student who does not kick the ball set it up for the next
players - saves you time.
- goals should be low to the ground.
- make sure to demonstrate where to run for younger kids who need the