Discus Throw

by: Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book
This indoor paper-plate version of the Olympic event will get your child throwing like a Greek god.
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Discus Throw


  • String or tape
  • Paper plates


  1. Mark a square at one end of a room with string or tape.
  2. Have your child stand back several feet and try to throw paper plates into the square.
  3. A child playing alone can see how many plates land in the square in a designated time.
  4. Two or more children can take turns throwing plates to see who has more successful throws.
  5. You may want to color-code each child's plates or label them with the child's name.