Boston Ability Center - Making Fun and Function Go Hand In Hand

Overhand Throw and Catch

Throw and catch a 4-6 inch playground ball using both hands, a distance of 3-6 ft.

*Modification: If unable to catch independently, assist child to hold arms straight out in front of them to catch.

Throw a ball overhand with one hand (starting over shoulder), x 3-6 ft.

*To make this activity more challenging or fun, you may add in a bounce when throwing overhand, as shown in the second half of the video below.