Pokémon Dodgeball

Game Description: 
A fun multi-skill game where Pokémon trainers must catch their Pokémon's.
The Pokémon trainer is trying to capture all the Pokémon's.
Game Rules: 
Set up cones in a circle. Chose one participant to start outside the circle with all the dodgeballs, they are the Pokémon trainer. All other participants will go inside the circle and they are the Pokémon's. when the instructor says go, the Pokémon trainer will throw dodgeballs at the Pokémon's, they must stay outside the circle but can move all around the outside of the circle. If a Pokémon is hit with a dodgeball they are captured by the Pokémon trainer and join the trainer on the outside of the circle. Once on the outside of the circle they can join the Pokémon trainer in throwing dodgeballs. If a Pokémon catches a dodgeball thrown by a participant on the outside of the circle they may use it as a shield by holding in their hand and blocking other dodgeballs. No Pokémon is allowed to pick up a dodgeball and use it as a shield, they must catch the dodgeball in order to have a shield. Continue until all the Pokémon's are captured.
Progression (optional): 
Only allow the Pokémon trainer to roll the dodgeballs at the Pokémon's.
Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
7 to 9 years
10 to 12 years
13 to 15 years
16 to 17 years
Type of Activity: 
Multi-skill game
Space Needed: 
Large Space (Gym, Multipurpose Room, Playroom)
Medium Space (Classroom, Empty Room)
Equipment Needed: 
Low Key (Balls, Balloons, Skipping ropes, Hoops)
How Many Leaders are Needed: 
Only 1
How Big of a Group is Needed: 
Small group (3-5 kids)
Medium group (6 - 15 kids)
Large group (16+ kids)
Types of Skills Practiced: