Silent Ball

An old classic revisited!

Game Type: Study Break

Recommended Ages: 6+

Number Of Players: Whole class

Equipment Required: One ball

Where To Play: Indoors

Duration: 5-10 minutes



How To Play

Step One: Students spread out around the classroom.

Step Two: Choose one student to start with the ball.

Step Three: Students pass the ball to each other. If a student drops the ball, makes a bad throw or makes a sound, they must sit down. A student may not pass the ball back to the person who passed it to them.


Amnesty: In the Amnesty variation, stop play every couple of minutes and allow all sitting students to rejoin the game.

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One thought on “Silent Ball

  1. Love this game! I even stop after a few minutes and call out “hot chilli” and the kids have to throw to each other very quickly. The quick pace is great if you need to end the game because of recess/lunch/home time bells


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