This game couldn’t be simpler – or cheaper. And you might be surprised how much fun you and your wee one can have trying to get the paper ball in the basket.

What you need

A bin

Some paper


Improves coordination and strength

Develops balance and flexibility

Learning how to take turns and share

How long will it take?

30 mins

What to do

  1. Screw up the paper to make little balls, and see who can throw the furthest.
  2. If your toddler can hit the basket, move it a bit further away to make it more of a challenge. Take turns throwing the paper balls and see who can get a slam-dunk.

    scrunched up paper