Snowballs, Bean Bags, and Recycled Trash? Snow Fun for the Classroom

Snowballs, Bean Bags, and Recycled Trash? Snow Fun for the Classroom

I’m sharing some winter movement activities you can use with balls, bean bags, recycled paper and “Koosh” balls.

SNOWBALLS EVERYWHERE!

It is time for a snowball fight! Use bean bags, recycled trash, balls, “Koosh” Balls and small stuffed animals to play tossing games.

https://youtu.be/PQ5oMysGyhs

WAYS TO USE BEAN BAGS AND BALLS

Children love tossing balls. Here are some ideas you can use in your home or classroom.

Tossing activities can be a fantastic winter brain break for everyone. “Snowballs Everywhere” is a flexible activity song you can adapt to any environment!

Even waiting in the car!

For teachers, imagine a winter brain break for those days you can’t get outside! Easily adaptable for all grades.

Students can toss in their desk space, in personal space in PE, Music and special needs classes. 

  • Play alone, play in pairs, play in small groups.
  • Practice aiming.
  • Reward days and parties.
  • Toss to the beat of music.

“Snowballs Everywhere” Movement Activity, Bean Bag Toss, Snow Play Activity

LYRICS

Snowballs here!

Snowballs there!

We’re tossing snowballs everywhere!

Tossing them high!

Tossing them low!

We’re tossing snowballs look at ‘em go!

Now toss!

Snowballs here!

Snowballs there!

We’re tossing snowballs everywhere!

Tossing them left!

Tossing them right!

We’re tossing snowballs day and night!

Now toss!

Snowballs here!

Snowballs there!

We’re tossing snowballs everywhere!

Tossing them around!

Tossing on the ground!

We’re tossing snowballs without a sound!

Now toss!

Snowballs here!

Snowballs there!

We’re tossing snowballs everywhere!

Tossing them over!

Tossing them under!

We’re tossing snowballs before it’s summer!

RESOURCE INCLUDES:

  • Video
  • Teaching Presentation
  • Audio Tracks

You can click here to get the complete resource:

WHY TOSSING IS GOOD FOR KIDS

Tossing is good for kids because it helps with developing eye hand coordination.

Tossing side to side can aide developing right to left and high and low; up and down directional movement skills.

And, tossing can help with aiming skills.

If you’re looking for more bean bag activities, you’ll want to check out this resource:

This blog post has tons of BEAN BAG ACTIVITY ideas: HOW BEAN BAG ACTIVITIES DEVELOP MOVEMENT SKILLS

“Do the Bean Bag Twist” Bean Bag activity video on the Sing Play Create YouTube Channel

No matter where you are, tossing can help kids stay focused and direct energy.

Give “Snowballs Everywhere” a try in your classroom and let me know how it goes!

Sandra from Sing Play Create

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