Dodgeball - Cross the river

Key Stage:
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
Led by:
  • Teacher
  • School staff
Dodgeball - Cross the river
Downloadable PDF (e.g. resource card, lesson plan)

Activity details

Cross the river is a developmental game designed to focus upon the skills of throwing and dodging in a fun dodgeball team game! 

  • Number of participants: Group 
  • Purpose of activity: Increase pupil physical activity through team competition 
  • Including all pupils: STEP framework included 
  • Pupil roles: Participant, leader 
  • Space: Indoors. Ensure the space is wide enough for participants to move across the playing area with clear court boundaries, a badminton court would be ideal 
  • Equipment: One dodgeball or soft ball per throwing player, a whistle, cones and floor mats


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