Students 2 groups of 6-10
Equipment 2 tennis balls, playground balls or softballs and colour bands per 2 groups
Area Large open space
2 groups, 1 with colour bands, stand in alternate positions around a circle. Allocate one student in each group to be the leader and they must stand in the middle of the circle with a ball. The leaders start by throwing their ball to each student in their group. Both balls are passed clockwise. The object of the activity is for 1 ball to catch up to and pass the other ball.
1 group catches with a receptacle. The groups use different sized balls.
Increase the number of groups in the activity to 3 or 4.