Activity Card Football Coordination 4-8 Bowling Ball

BOWLING BALL  (Football Coordination)
Suitable for players aged 4-8 years


  1. Circular area of up to 25m, with a 5x5m square in the middle. Modify area depending on the age & number of players.
  2. Blues on the outside with a football (bowling ball) each.
  3. 2 Reds in the middle square.
  4. Tall cones (Pins) placed in the middle square.


  1. Blues attempt to knock the taller cones over by passing the ball into the middle area. Blues have 1 minute to knock over as many cones as possible.
  2. Reds in the middle square protect the Pins by block passes. If they block a pass they pass it to the outside of the area.
  3. Blues are allowed to dribble around the outside of the area before passing.
  4. After one minute Blues count up how many Pins they have knocked over. Change over Red defenders.


  • One ball between two Blue players. A pass must be made between them before attempting to knock down Pins
  • Players are only allowed to pass with their right/left foot


  • Dribbling with close control
  • Shooting – power & accuracy
  • Vision and awareness of defenders