Basketball Cup & Ball Craft

  • Fun At Home
  • Ages 3-12
Kidzapp Accessible 24/7 Kidzapp Kidzapp At-Home, Downtown / Business Bay

Put together a game that will keep your kids engaged for hours. It's fun, challenging and even works on hand-eye coordination skills.

--WHAT YOU'LL NEED--

White plastic bath cups
Orange paint
Silver Sharpie
Orange ping pong balls
Black Sharpie
Something to pierce the holes in the cup
Wood Chopsticks
String

--STEP 1--

Paint an orange stripe around the rim of the white plastic cup.

--STEP 2--

With the silver Sharpie, draw diagonal lines one direction all the way around the cup. Then draw them the other direction all the way around the cup.

--STEP 3--

With the black Sharpie, draw basketball lines on the orange ping pong ball.

--STEP 4--

Cut your wooden chopstick in half.

--STEP 5--

Carefully, make a hole – slightly smaller than the chopstick – about 1/3 of the way up the side of the cup. Insert the chopstick into the hole.

--STEP 6--

Cut a piece of string, roughly 12-18 inches long.

--STEP 7--

Thread a needle with the string and push up thought the bottom of the cup. Tie off the end inside the cup.

--STEP 8--

Insert the other end of the string completely through the ping pong ball and tie off at the end.

--STEP 9--

Play with the basketball cup and ball craft by trying to swing the ball into the cup.


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Activity/image credit: exploringdomesticity.com

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