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Learning Intention

Eggs in a basket can be used as a high-energy warm-up that requires agility. A good lead–in to fielding games.

Band Level

3 - 4, Warm Up

Content Description


Skill Focus

Catching, Locomotor Movement, Teamwork, Throwing


  • 4 marker cones per group
  • 1 foam ball or bean bag per player


  1. Mark out an area with 4 cones and place all balls in the centre.
  2. Players line up behind each cone.
  3. On a signal, the first person from each team runs to the centre and picks up a ball to throw to the next person in line.
  4. Once the ball is caught and placed beside the team, the catcher runs to the centre repeating the process until all the balls are gone.
  5. The aim is to be the first team that retrieves the most balls.

Change It...


  • Increase the size of the balls
  • Players roll the balls to the next person in line


  • Increase the distance to the centre of the cones
  • Vary the type of throw, fly ball, underarm, overarm


  • Use a no-go zone to separate players


  • What type of throw is the most accurate?