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Paper Plate Ping Pong

If you have ping pong balls but don’t have a ping pong table or paddles, here’s an active alternative. Take a large room with a hardwood, tiled or cement floor (relatively empty of chairs and tables) and divide the room into equal halves with masking tape. Separate youth into two teams, give each player a heavy duty paper plate (styrofoam breaks easily) and start playing! There’s no net so each player must stay on their own side of the line. A point is scored when the ball hits the opposite wall. We played with 5 people on each team and had a blast! It’s even more fun when you take off your shoes and can slide all over the floor chasing a ping pong ball.

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