How do you play sharks and minnows with basketball?

How do you play sharks and minnows with basketball?

The Sharks attempt to tag any Minnow while still dribbling their basketball. If a Minnows touches the pole untouched, they receive a point and return to outside The Playing Circle. If a Minnow is tagged by a Shark before they touch the pole, that Shark becomes a Minnow and the tagged Minnow becomes a Shark.

What is sharks and minnows game?

Pre-K/K: Sharks and Minnows Everyone else will be minnows. The sharks stand in the middle of the play area and say, “Fishy, fishy, come out to play!” The minnows slowly walk toward the sharks. At any time, the shark can yell, “Shark Attack!” and the minnows must run to the opposite boundary line without being tagged.

What are the rules to sharks and minnows?

Sharks and Minnows The object is for the minnows to get from one end of the yard to the other without being caught, aka tagged, by the shark. If tagged, then the minnow also becomes a shark. The game is repeated as the number of sharks grows. The last minnow is the winner.

How do you play parachute with a shark?

Begin by having the children sit down with their legs straight under the parachute making waves with their arm motions. These are the swimmers. One child is picked to be the shark and goes under the parachute. He or she must pull the swimmers by the legs to get them under the parachute and make them sharks too.

How to play sharks and minnows?

How to Play Sharks and Minnows 1 Designate the boundaries of your rectangular play area It should have ample running room such as a soccer field or large yard. 2 Choose 1 or 2 players to be the Sharks; the other players are Minnows 3 Minnows line up on 1 end of the field; Sharks go to center of field

What are the benefits of sharks and minnows for kids?

Besides being a great warm-up activity, the game also helps them practice their dribbling skills as well as improve their close ball control and technique. Very easy to set up, run and monitor, Sharks and Minnows is perfect for younger players and will certainly get them enjoying their soccer.

What is the aim of the game minnows?

The aim of the game is for the minnows (dribblers) to dribble from baseline to baseline without getting tagged by the sharks (taggers). A super fun drill that forces the dribblers to keep their heads up and dodge the defenders in front of them.

What happens if you tag a minnow as a shark?

If a minnow is tagged, s/he also becomes a shark. When there is only one or two minnows left; they become the sharks in the next round. Another option is to have minnows run back to the starting line when Shark Attack is called. You can choose different predators and preys.