You can play this fun, group sport as a team or even just one-on-one, where the first to get 10 beanbags on their chair wins!
This guide is part of our Sense Arts, Sport & Wellbeing programme. This activity can be done at a time that suits you, either in your own space or in an educational setting.
Who is this for?
This is a sports activity for people or groups of people who are deafblind or have complex disabilities, and can be enjoyed by anyone.
Why does this make a difference?
This activity supports social inclusion and getting active, helping build confidence and independence through learning new skills and making friends.
How to play
What you’ll need
- A big pile of hand-held beanbags or similar soft, sensory items
How to set up
- Divide the groups into teams
- Have each team place their team’s chair next to them
- Each team also places their own pile of beanbags about 10 meters away
Playing the game
- When the leader shouts ‘Go!’, one player from each team must go and collect a beanbag from their pile as fast as they can, bringing it back and placing it on their team’s chair.
- The first team to reach 10 bean bags on their chair wins!
Other ways to play
- Increase or decrease the distance
- Add obstacles to navigate around
- Change the number of bean bags