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Learning Intention

Engage all is a striking and fielding game that gets everyone involved. The game encourages teamwork and thoughtful placement of the ball.

Band Level

3 - 4, 5 - 6, Skill Development, Game Concepts

Content Description


Skill Focus

Catching, Shot Placement, Striking, Teamwork, Throwing


  • 1 batting tee per group
  • 1 bat per group
  • 1 foam ball per group


  1. Form 2 teams of 5; 1 batting team and 1 fielding team.
  2. A ball is hit off a batting tee into the field.
  3. The batter runs around their teammates and all fielders must touch the ball.
  4. When all fielders have touched the ball, the fielders call ‘STOP’ and the batter stops running.
  5. 1 run is scored each time the batter runs around their teammates.
  6. Rotate players in the field regularly.

Change It...


  • Use a larger, softer ball and bat
  • Players kick the ball into play


  • Rotate players in the field regularly


  • Ensure a safe distance is kept around the batter at all times
  • Players roll the ball back to the coach at the batting tee
  • Ensure all players in the field are ready prior to the ball being hit


  • How can the batter run around their teammates faster?
  • How can the fielders pass the ball faster to each other?
  • Where is the best position to place yourself in the field to stop the ball?