Ball and Triangle Game

Subject: Math, Physical Education,
Social Sciences
Grade: K-2, 3-5, 6-8

Brief Description
Students create a modern-day version of a game that was popular among some Native American children.


Students create a toy that was commonly used by the Penobscot Indian children of New England.


Native American, American Indian, game, toy

Materials Needed

picture of ball and triangle toy from the library or the Web site mentioned in the lesson plan, cardboard, scissors, thread or string, modeling clay or a similar medium

Lesson Plan


Evaluate students on their ability to follow directions and on their eye-hand coordination.