A yarn pom-pom is attached to a milk jug with yarn or string. Then the pom-pom is tossed up and caught in the jug. Simple fun!
• gallon milk jug
• yarn pom-pom
• colorful duct tape – optional
• Cut the bottom off of the jug
• Cover it with tape if you like. It gives it a bit of support and is pretty.
• Make a yarn pom-pom
• Run yarn or string through the top to the bottom and tie, leaving a length of yarn to create ‘the toss.’
The length of yarn you use depends upon how tall your child is. You swing the pom-pom up and catch it in the milk jug. Use your imagination at bit and you will get the gist of it.
If you need directions for making a yarn pom pom you can check out this YouTube tutorial. Families love this activity. It gets kids moving. They love playing ball in the house in the winter.
Parents & teachers love it because the ball is tethered and not flying through a room.
Below see also a photo of the wiffle ball version.
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