• 15 to 20 minutes


  • Variety of hand-sized sponges
  • Bucket of water
  • Chalk


  1. Draw a target on outdoor pavement.
  2. Soak the sponges in the bucket of water and toss them into the center of the target.


  • Play until the bull's-eye is erased.
  • Draw the target on a wall for a different throwing experience.
  • Alternate turns for 2 throws, letting the child keep track of who is up next.


Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

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