Parachute: Basketball

Parachute: Basketball

State Standard: 1, 3, & 4

Equipment: Parachute large enough for all to hold, basketballs
Grade: K-2
Purpose of Event: Movement, teamwork, Upper body strength
Time: 10 minutes (each activity)

Hold the edge of the chute with your left hand using the overhand grip, and hold a basketball in your right hand. On signal “dribble” walk forward, slowly dribbling the ball; then gradually increase speed to a run, continuing to dribble. Slow to a walk again. On signal “change”, change hands and dribble in the opposite direction.


Concerns: Cautious moving around the parachute, could be slippery if stepped on. Watch were you are going.
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Greetings from Garfield Elementary School! My name is Dan Kirsch. I teach Physical Education for students in grades K-5! Please read about what students are learning within our Physical Education program at Garfield!!

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