plastic laundry detergent bottles
or any other
flatsided plastic bottle with a handle, as badminton rackets in an
improvised classroom game.
parents or the local laundromat for bottle contributions so that you
have one for every student.
will enjoy personalizing their rackets with sports graflti,
victory symbols and monograms.
a few shuttlecocks from the physical education department.
center row of desks vacated by their
is the "net."
stand near their own desks on either side of the net.
children who normally sit in the center row fill in to form even teams.
bottleminton, like badminton,
the shuttlecock over the net and take turns serving.
a team fails to return a volley, thus relinquishing the service, or if
the shuttlecock hits the net, the opposing team earns a point.
first team to accumulate 11 points