Basketball Color Exchange


Set up: 




Basketball Color Exchange

Spin the color wheel and work on basketball skills!  

Grade: K-12

Equipment Needed:


  • Spread out jumbo spots with matching deck ring on top in a large circular shape.
  • Place a matching basketball on top of each deck ring.
  • Place a matching cone with cone folder in front of each spot (inside of circle).
  • Create two wheels using the app Classroom roulette. Using an ipad or laptop for the app and use a projector to have it displayed on one the wall in the gym.
  • On one wheel include 3 colors (red, orange, yellow) and on the other (green blue purple) and have them appear 2-3 times in each wheel.

How to Play:

Have students stand behind a jumbo spot facing the cones and center of circle.


  • Spin the two wheels at same time • If the wheel lands on the color you are standing at you pick up your ball and dribble around the outside of the circle in a clockwise direction using your dominant hand back to your same spot.
  • Everyone else picks up the ball and follows the task for the given color (which are located on the sheets inside of cone folder)
  • Continue spinning until everyone’s color has been selected at least once.
  • Additional rounds of level 1 could include: non-dominant hand, crossover dribble


  • If the wheel stops at your color pick up the ball and dribble through the circle and exchange spots with someone else of the same color(s) being called (wheel landed on)


  • If the wheel stops at your given color pick up the ball and dribble toward someone else of the same color and exchange passes and swap spots


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