Boy playing with ball X06484 by Ulf Bodin, Flickr
Let’s Learn with a Ball!
ShellyTerrell.com
Bit.ly/ELTLINKs
Icebreakers, ...
“Play is our brain's favorite way
of learning.”- Diane Ackerman
Benefits?
• Easy set-up
• Light
• Cheap
• Promotes active
learning & TPR
• For all ages
Image, Bounce Out by Amanda Tipton...
Part of your teacher survival kit
Altered image, inside my everyday pack by drive by shooter, Flickr
Young
Learners
Ball Introductions
Classroom circle time with Maria Knee by Wesley Fryer, Flickr
• Children sit in a circle
• Child says n...
Toddler Ball Intro
Toddler says name & hits
the ball with each syllable
Invent a Sport
• Divide into groups
• Each group invents
a sport, create the
rules, etc.
• Teach it to the class
Play Ball!
• Host a field day
• Play Olympic sports
• Play sports from
around the world
Teens & Adults
Ball Icebreaker in Pairs
Ball Review Toss
Image, Q: Can I kick it? A: Yes, you can, by Todd, Flickr
Teacher names category & toss till someone gets...
What’s the Ball Say?
• Put masking tape
• Write directions or review questions
Image, Q: Can I kick it? A: Yes, you can, b...
Ball Icebreaker Questions
Ball Q&A
• Student catches the ball & answers a question
• Student asks a question & throws to a peer to
answer
Online
Ball
Games
Marks-english-school.com/games.html
Sciencemuseum.org.uk/launchpad/launchball
Bartbonte.com/factoryballs2
Novelgames.com/en/spgames/numberballs
Ball Apps
Altered image, Sphero by Rob Pegoraro, Flickr
AR Soccer
Magic 8Ball
Image, 8-ball by Alexander Kozlov, Flickr
Baseball & Math HD IOS App
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/baseball-and-math-hd-free/id441095112?mt=8
C is for Camera by @kevinv033, Flickr
Useful
tools!
Pearltrees.com/p/cj8xf
Bit.ly/eltlinks
Pearltrees.com/p/cj8xf
ShellyTerrell.com
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  1. 1. Boy playing with ball X06484 by Ulf Bodin, Flickr Let’s Learn with a Ball! ShellyTerrell.com Bit.ly/ELTLINKs Icebreakers, Activities, & Resources
  2. 2. “Play is our brain's favorite way of learning.”- Diane Ackerman
  3. 3. Benefits? • Easy set-up • Light • Cheap • Promotes active learning & TPR • For all ages Image, Bounce Out by Amanda Tipton, Flickr
  4. 4. Part of your teacher survival kit Altered image, inside my everyday pack by drive by shooter, Flickr
  5. 5. Young Learners
  6. 6. Ball Introductions Classroom circle time with Maria Knee by Wesley Fryer, Flickr • Children sit in a circle • Child says name then rolls the ball to a peer • The child says the student’s name & asks a question
  7. 7. Toddler Ball Intro Toddler says name & hits the ball with each syllable
  8. 8. Invent a Sport • Divide into groups • Each group invents a sport, create the rules, etc. • Teach it to the class
  9. 9. Play Ball! • Host a field day • Play Olympic sports • Play sports from around the world
  10. 10. Teens & Adults
  11. 11. Ball Icebreaker in Pairs
  12. 12. Ball Review Toss Image, Q: Can I kick it? A: Yes, you can, by Todd, Flickr Teacher names category & toss till someone gets wrong, repeats, or takes longer than 3 seconds to answer
  13. 13. What’s the Ball Say? • Put masking tape • Write directions or review questions Image, Q: Can I kick it? A: Yes, you can, by Todd, Flickr
  14. 14. Ball Icebreaker Questions
  15. 15. Ball Q&A • Student catches the ball & answers a question • Student asks a question & throws to a peer to answer
  16. 16. Online Ball Games
  17. 17. Marks-english-school.com/games.html
  18. 18. Sciencemuseum.org.uk/launchpad/launchball
  19. 19. Bartbonte.com/factoryballs2
  20. 20. Novelgames.com/en/spgames/numberballs
  21. 21. Ball Apps Altered image, Sphero by Rob Pegoraro, Flickr
  22. 22. AR Soccer
  23. 23. Magic 8Ball Image, 8-ball by Alexander Kozlov, Flickr
  24. 24. Baseball & Math HD IOS App https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/baseball-and-math-hd-free/id441095112?mt=8
  25. 25. C is for Camera by @kevinv033, Flickr Useful tools!
  26. 26. Pearltrees.com/p/cj8xf
  27. 27. Bit.ly/eltlinks Pearltrees.com/p/cj8xf ShellyTerrell.com
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