We are just all about the basketball around here! My younger son loves it and plays in two different leagues. We’re really into March Madness and the NBA. Of course since we spend so much time talking about basketball, I wanted to involve Kevin, beyond taking him to his brother’s games.
I really like these activities because basketball isn’t babyish like some other sensory activities. Kevin is 11. And while I don’t care if he enjoys something that isn’t considered age appropriate for him, I want to expose him to things that are more sophisticated and age appropriate. Basketball is also something that is fun for everyone. Wheelchair basketball leagues are popular. Both males and females play plus it is a sport of Special Olympics. Some places even have leagues in a pool for senior citizens.
But, this time of year, make no mistake that it’s all about March Madness and then the NBA championship. So engage your entire family in the fun with these activities.
20+ Basketball-themed activities for kids~sensory, crafts, STEM, math, literacy and more.
Literacy and Cognitive Activities-Basketball
Long list of FREE STEM activities with a basketball theme
Crafts and sensory activities-basketball
- Basketball Paper Plate Craft-from Memorizing The Moments
- Tissue Paper Basketball-from Is it Pig Day
- Basketball Art-from And Next Comes 1
- March Madness Sensory Bin-from Every Star is Different
- Dino-Basketball Sensory Water Bin-from And Next Comes 1
- Paper Tube Play with Pompoms-from Laughing Kids Learn
- Q-tip painting basketballs
Fine and Gross Motor activities-basketball
- Playdough Basketball Throwing Practice-from Mama Ot
- DIY indoor basketball game
- PE Basketball Activities
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