Hot Shots

Key Stage:
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
Led by:
  • Teacher
  • School staff
  • Young Leaders
  • Parents
  • Self led by young people
Hot Shots
Downloadable PDF (e.g. resource card, lesson plan)

Activity details

Three different aiming games using buckets or small bins/boxes as targets. Creating a pyramid to aim at, targets at different distances or targets as goals to reach, Hot Shots activities are simple to set up, can be adapted to suit differing needs, is great fun and a great way to develop the accuracy of rolling or throwing skills. 

  • Number of participants: group/pair/individual 
  • Purpose of activity: Increase pupil physical activity through a fun target challenge activity with opportunities to practise and develop accurate rolling and throwing-both underarm and over arm.
  • Including all pupils: STEP framework included. 
  • Pupil roles: Participant
  • Space: Indoors/Outdoors. Ensure the space is suitable for the number of players and away from other games. 
  • Equipment: A variety of buckets, bins, boxes, balls, bean bags



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