How to play frisbee

Frisbee is quick, easy and great for groups, and perfect for a fun afternoon in the garden. If you don’t have a frisbee, make your own out of cardboard. 

Three colourful frisbees on some grass

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 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

  • Frisbee (or make your own by cutting a circle out of thick card)
  • Bucket, basket or a large cardboard box

How to set up

  • Place the bucket or box a few meters away from your starting position

Rules of the game

  • Take it in turns to throw the frisbee into the bucket
  • If it does not land in the bucket, pick up where it landed and try again, throwing from there
  • The aim of the game is to get it in the bucket with the fewest throws

Other ways to play

  • Put the bucket or box on its side and try to roll the frisbee so it lands inside
  • Make the game more challenging by introducing obstacles that block the bucket, which you’ll have to go around using a number of throws
  • Use a ball instead of a frisbee