Bumpy Balls

Balls are popular playthings for people of all ages. They help develop hand-eye coordination and gross motor skills, and they appeal to tactile learners. In this activity for students of all ages, foam balls are made that can be safely used in the classroom for a variety of learning activities. Bumpy Balls are easy to create, fun to make, and even more fun to play with!

Grades covered: Pre through 3
Curriculum Topics: Gross Motor Skills, Physical Education, Hand-eye Coordination, Data Collection


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Physical Science
  • Pre-K
  • Grades K-2
  • Grades 3-5
  • Science
Tags: Matter, Forces & Motion
Subjects covered: Physical Science