After-School Games

Beanbag Volley

No more sore fingers with Beanbag Volley! Millions of Americans love playing volleyball. But the hard surface of the ball can be tough on young fingers and fists. So why not let your kids volley one of their favorite beanbag-stuffed animals instead of that hard-to-handle ball?

What You'll Need:

  • Beanbags or bean-filled stuffed animals
  • Volleyball net

Adapt the rules a little to allow for the fact that the beanbag won't always "bounce" as high as the ball would. Make it legal to toss the stuffy overhand, as long as it's not held for more than three seconds. Then have fun!

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