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P.E. Central Lesson Plan: Dribble Tip Over
Purpose of Activity:
This activity allows students to practice their dribbling skills while they maintain awareness of their surroundings (i.e., "looking up").
Suggested Grade Level:
Materials Needed:
One bounceable ball for each child; as many cones as possible
Lesson Plan:
Description of Idea

Place cones upright within the marked boundaries. Divide students quickly into two even teams. Explain that at the "go" signal, one team will dribble while they try to knock over as many cones with their hands (not feet) as they can, while the other team will dribble and return the fallen cones to their original upright position. They will have only a specified amount of time to do this in before the game will start over. Explain, too, that "looking up" as they are dribbling and either knocking over or picking up the cones will help them to perform the activity as quickly as possible.

Once students begin the activity, stop them at different intervals (30 seconds; 1 minute; etc.) and have students count the number of cones either in the upright position or on their sides.

As students perform the activity, observe students' abilities to "look up" as they dribble, noting those students who have difficulty with this aspect of dribbling.


Have students use their "other" hand during some of the timed intervals.
John Pinder who teaches at The Astor School in Rhinebeck, NY. Posted on PEC: 2/20/2005.
This lesson plan was provided courtesy of P.E. Central (
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