Challenge 6 - Sock in a Box
Sock in a Box
This challenge is all about throwing accuracy. You just need 3 targets to aim into/at which you set out in a line, one behind the other. The furthest target will be worth 5 points, middle target is 3 points and the closest is 1 point. Put down a throw line about 1 big step away from the closest target and place down your 10 sock balls. You then have 30 seconds to get the socks into the targets. After you have thrown all your sock balls, quickly collect up any that are not in/on a target and get back to the throw line and try again before the 30 seconds is up.
Make it harder
- Make the targets smaller
- Move the targets further away
- Use your weaker hand
Make it easier
- Make the targets bigger
- Move the targets closer
- Make sure the targets are a flat and at floor level. Now roll instead of throw.
If you would like to share your attempts at each challenge you can ask the grown ups in your household to film you or take a photo of you doing the challenge and then send it in to Mr Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org along with your score and possibly a write up about how the challenge went in your household.
Sock in a Box Demo
Dylan, Year 2
Well done Dylan for a fantastic looking set up of the Sock in a Box challenge in the garden and well done for starting off with a brilliant score of 22. Can you get up to 30 points by the end of the week?