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Games with Tennis Balls and Tennis Rackets

Tennis Balls and Tennis Rackets
Tennis Balls and Tennis Racket Games
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Tennis balls are not only ideal for sports activities on the tennis court but bring plenty of fun at children's birthday parties and other events, where several children want to play and celebrate together. Tennis balls offer themselves as a practical alternative to complex games because they are small, handy and versatile.

Another advantage is that no additional accessories are needed to play with tennis balls numerous competitions and skill games. You can invent even more games using tennis balls if you happen to have a few old rackets in the garage which do not need any longer.

To buy tennis balls for a gaming night might be a bit too expensive. Perhaps instead you could come to an agreement with the local tennis club, to collect those balls which for them are no longer suitable. In this scenario, even the tennis club would benefit because they no longer have to dispose of the balls. To cut down on everybody’s effort even more, maybe you could put a collection container in the clubhouse or the tennis court which you will pick up every other week.

Games with tennis balls not only promote dexterity, gross and fine motor skills but also teach team spirit among the players. The following games can be used as betting games as well as relay races or as skill or cooperation games. There are no limits in using your imagination and inventing new games.

Tennis Balls and Tennis Rackets
Tennis Balls and Tennis Racket Games
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Games with Tennis-balls

  1. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ball, measuring tapeWho can throw the farthest?

    Each player has a tennis ball and throws it as far as he can.

  2. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ball, marking pensBoule

    The players are divided into two teams the objective is to get their tennis ball as closely as possible to the target ball

  3. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ballsTennis Ball Transport

    This game is about to get as many balls from start to finish

  4. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ballsPyramid Run

    The Pyramid Run is a combination of a skill game and a sporting competition.

  5. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ballsStuffed

    Players must stuff as many tennis balls as possible into their clothes.

  6. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ballsRunning in pairs

    Participants have to get a tennis ball together to a goal.

  7. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ballsRunning with a handicap

    Each participant has to squeeze a tennis ball between his knees and run from A- B.

  8. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ball, cling wrapCling wrap trek

    Participants have to roll a tennis ball on a cling wrap

  9. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis balls, plastic bowlsThrowing and catching

    The players have to catch a tennis ball with a bowl

  10. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ball, towelThe catapult

    The tennis ball has to be thrown with a towel simultaneously by two players.

  11. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ball, etc. sandTennis ball trail

    Basically, this is a large marble trail

  12. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ball, cans and tinsShooting down Cans

    Participants must shoot down cans

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Tennis-Racket-Games

  1. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ball, tennis racketBouncing ball

    The objective is to bounce a tennis ball on a tennis racket.

  2. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis rackets, water cupWater transport

    Participants must carry a cup of water on the tennis racket.

  3. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ball, tennis racketBall transport

    Participants must carry as many balls as possible on a tennis rack.

  4. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis ball, tennis racketSandwich

    Participants have to carry a tennis ball which is squeezed between two rackets

  5. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Table tennis ball, 2 racketsBack and forth

    The players have to juggle a tennis ball between two rackets. You can turn that in a completion

  6. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis racketRacket juggling

    Players must balance a tennis racket.

  7. timeplacecategoryPersonspreparation timeMaterial: Tennis racketThrowing up into the air and catching again

    Players have to throw a tennis racket up into the air and catching it again


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