Local Games – Filling the basket or bottle



Welcome to class!

In today’s class, we’re going to explore a delightful local game called “Filling the Basket or Bottle.” It’s a game of skill, balance, and lots of fun. Are you ready to learn and play this entertaining game? Let’s dive right in!

Local Games – Filling the basket or bottle

Local Games - Filling the basket or bottle

“Filling the Basket or Bottle” is a traditional game that challenges your balance and accuracy. It’s a game that can be played indoors or outdoors.

How to Play “Filling the Basket or Bottle”

Players: Gather a group of friends or classmates to play. You can play in teams or individually.

Equipment: You’ll need a small basket or an empty bottle with a narrow neck for each player or team. Make sure they are identical in size.

Start Line: Set up a starting line where all players or teams will stand with their baskets or bottles.

Filler Material: Prepare small items to fill the basket or bottle. These can be beans, small pebbles, or any other small, lightweight objects. You’ll also need a larger container filled with these items.

Objective: The goal of the game is to fill your basket or bottle with as many items as possible without dropping them.

Start the Game: When the game starts, players or teams take turns scooping up items from the larger container and carefully placing them into their baskets or bottles.

Local Games - Filling the basket or bottle

Balancing Act: Players must balance their baskets or bottles while filling them. If they drop any items, those items are out of play.

Winning: The game can have a time limit, and when time is up, the player or team with the most items successfully placed in their basket or bottle wins!


Local Games - Filling the basket or bottle

You can make the game more challenging by increasing the distance between the larger container and the player’s starting position.

You can also have a relay race version where players take turns running to the container, filling their basket or bottle, and then running back to the starting line to tag the next player.

“Filling the Basket or Bottle” is a fantastic local game that tests your balance, precision, and quick thinking. It’s a game of skill and lots of laughter.

So, my future “Filling the Basket or Bottle” champions, grab your baskets or bottles, get ready to scoop, and let the fun begin!


Describe how the game “Filling the Basket or Bottle” is played, including the equipment needed and the objective of the game.


What skills does “Filling the Basket or Bottle” game help develop in players? Explain how balance, precision, and teamwork come into play during the game.

We have come to the end of today’s class. I hope you enjoyed the class!

In the next class, we shall be discussing Basic skills in ball games – kicking and stopping.

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