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MILO in2CRICKET Program

Everything you need to deliver the MILO in2CRICKET Skills Program at your school.

Primary year levels of Foundation to Grade 2

The F – 2 program is aimed at students with a skill ability level across the primary year levels of Foundation to Grade 2. .

MILO In2Cricket Extended Skill Program F-2 (4 MB)



Activity Video - Derby Cones

Focus – a fun physical literacy game with a strong focus of running, agility and movement patterns of fielding.

The game is very easy to deliver. 2 teams compete and running around flipping the cones with two hands. One team flips the cones upright and the other team is flipping them upside down.



Activity Video - Snow Ball Tag

Focus – a fun and evasive physical literacy game.

The game is easy to deliver. 4 cones mark out a playing area/boundary. The game involves plenty of fun, running and agility. Cricket’s version of chasey.



Activity Video - Bowling Tag

Focus – a fun and evasive game of tag with a bowling element.

The game is easy to deliver. 4 cones mark out a playing area/boundary. The game involves plenty of fun, running, agility and movement patterns of bowling.



Activity Video - Cricket Circuit

Focus - collaboration, creativity (use the equipment in different ways), fundamental movement skills and cricket related skills. Cricket plays the vehicle for many great outcomes. Build this activity however you wish.

The cricket school ambassador (teacher) sets up a circuit by using various fundamental movement skills and cricket related skills. The students take part in the continuous circuit for a few minutes. The teacher then asks all the students to bring the equipment in the middle. Students are split into 4 groups and they then build their own fun little circuit by using different bits of equipment.



Activity Video - Craft for Scoring Runs

Focus –batting (striking) activity which caters for all individual needs.

An inclusive batting focused activity where students develop their skills through free play.



Activity Video - Lob the Ball

Focus – students learn how to bowl through fun relay races for points.

An inclusive relay race where there is a maximum of three to four participants per team. Participants work on bowling with a straight arm. Everyone gets a go at bowling and wicket keeping. You can even change the targets (stumps) for other easy outcomes of success or for higher levels of engagement.



Activity Video - Scorcher Ball

Focus – throwing, catching, bowling and connecting to other subjects like Maths and Engineering. How? Two examples are throwing at angles and building fun structures to prevent the scorcher ball from moving past the success line.

The cricket school ambassador (teacher) plays a facilitator role. Teams compete for fun to see who hit the scorcher ball past the opposing rope. After each round allow the students to slightly change the activity e.g. have a round of bowling or add in more scorcher balls in the middle.

Scorcher Ball.pdf (263 KB)



Activity Video - Rapid Fire Bowling

Focus – students experience playing in a team and learn to score runs and take wickets through a modified cricket game.

The game is really easy to deliver. There are two teams. A fielding team and a batting team. Instead of students sitting down and waiting for a bat they take part in a free play skill zone to the side so everyone is active whilst the game is taking place. Students get to bat and field within the game. A great game which has so many more outcomes and purpose than taking a game of kick ball.



Activity Video - Clean your Cricket Backyard

Focus – students experience a game where there is a very strong focus of inclusion.

Teams have fun and compete whilst developing catching, throwing and bowling skills. This game is very inclusive and caters for all skill ability levels. Ball handling or catching can take place in between each round to further engage and develop the skills of the students.



Activity Video - Crocodile Creek

Focus – students experience physical literacy with an elements of agility, balance, leaping, jumping, running, ball handling, catching and bowling.

The ropes act as the edge of the creek where the crocodiles are lurking. Participants experience a wide range of skills as the cricket school ambassador (teacher) can engage the students by storytelling about the creek, the crocodiles and what take place when it rains and the creek widens.



Activity Video - Mascot Races

Focus – students experience physical literacy with an element of ball handling and catching whilst the students have fun in an inclusive environment.

Taking fruit salad to another level. No need for apples, bananas and strawberries. Use cricket mascot names to further engage the students. Each student has a ball which allows students to add in ball handling and catching throughout out the easy to deliver active activity.



Activity Video - Build Game City

Focus – great games with great outcomes where many general capabilities across the Australian Curriculum are covered. A strong focus on critical and creative thinking.

Students work in collaboration to create their own games and learn through movement where they cooperate with others, play fairly and develop through discovery in free play. Games have a fielding (take wickets) and striking (score runs) emphasis.



Primary year levels of Year 3 to Year 6

The 3 – 6 program is aimed at students with a skill ability level across the primary year levels of Year 3 to Year 6.

All games and activities have a strong focus of inclusion where the equipment caters for all individual needs (all skill ability levels).

MILO in2Cricket Extended Skils Program 3-6 (2 MB)



Activity Video - Anywhere Cricket

Focus – students create their own game of cricket

Anywhere Cricket can be played on the oval, in the school gym or outside on the asphalt. It can be delivered ANYWHERE. The cricket school ambassador (teacher) plays a facilitator role and gets the students to create their own cricket related game by the using questions. The students then play fairly and enjoy playing their game through free play.

Anywhere Cricket.pdf (193 KB)



Activity Video - Collaboration Cricket

Focus – students work in collaboration to create their own game and then learn and develop through free play.

This game is really easy to deliver with many great outcomes for the students. The cricket school ambassador (teacher) creates different piles of equipment and splits the students into small groups for inclusion. Students use innovation by using the equipment in different ways and work in collaboration to build their own cricket related game.

Collaboration Cricket .pdf (192 KB)



Activity Video - Cricket Circuit

Focus – collaboration, innovation (use equipment in different ways), fundamental movement and cricket related skills. Cricket is the vehicle for physical literacy in this activity.

The cricket school ambassador (teacher) sets up a circuit by using various fundamental movement skills and cricket related skills. The students take part in the continuous circuit for a few minutes. The teacher then asks all the students to bring the equipment in the middle. Students are split into 4 groups and they then create their own fun whole class circuit.

Cricket Circuit .pdf (192 KB)



Activity Video - Hit to Gaps

Focus – students create their own game by learning to score runs when batting/striking the ball.

The game is really easy to deliver. Students work together to create their own rules, play freely by hitting to gaps to score runs. Everyone can rotate after facing 3 balls so everyone gets a fair go (focus of inclusion). Participants use cones and other different types of equipment to create gaps and rules in their games.



Activity Video - Knock em Down Build Em Up

Focus – bowling, catching, throwing and working together in a team environment.

Students are in groups/teams of three to four. Groups/teams compete to see who can be the first team to knock the stumps down and build them back up. Everyone gets a go at bowling and wicket keeping. The game is continuous so there is a higher focus of physical activity.



Activity Video - Rapid Fire Bowling

Focus – bowling, catching, throwing and working in a team environment.

Students are in groups/teams of three to four. Groups/teams compete to see who can be the first team to ten points. One point for every ball that lands in between the ropes and three points if the ball lands in between the ropes and hits the stumps. Students experience various levels of success through different outcomes. Everyone gets a go at bowling and wicket keeping. The game is continuous so there is a higher focus of physical activity. After a few rounds add in more targets to allow the students to think more and explore through bowling.

Rapid Fire Bowling.pdf (277 KB)



Activity Video - Save a Boundary

Focus – throwing, catching, bowling and working together in a team environment.

Save a Boundary.pdf (265 KB)



Activity Video - Scorcher Ball

Focus – throwing, catching, bowling and experiencing success or small setback as a team.

The cricket school ambassador (teacher) plays a facilitator role. Teams compete for fun to see who hit the scorcher ball past the opposing rope. After each round allow the students to slightly change the activity e.g. have a round of bowling or add in more scorcher balls in the middle.

Scorcher Ball.pdf (263 KB)



Activity Video - Target Throwing

Focus – throwing, catching and social interaction.

The cricket school ambassador (teacher) plays a facilitator role. Students have fun and compete against their partner by throwing a ball at a target in the middle. Allow the students to create their own target in the middle. After a round get the students to find a new partner to compete against. Someone they have been with before. The cricket school ambassador (teacher) can change the activity by providing individual focused challenges.

Target Throwing.pdf (261 KB)



Activity Video - Yes No Wait

Focus – the activity/game can be delivered as a warm up, as a game of with a focus for greater fitness outcomes.

YES NO WAIT is more fun than a general warmup or fitness activity like a shuttle run or beep test. To make it game related have the students start opposite partner. Add in four fielders on the outside of the running area. One fielder stands behind a single stump. A ball is thrown out into the field and the students running need to make a decision and communicate whether they can make a run or not before the ball gets back to the fielder at the single stump.

Yes No Wait.pdf (260 KB)



Build Game City

Focus – playing games through collaboration and innovation. A flavor of further team building at the completion of each game.

Students work in collaboration to create their own games. Students are encourage to explore and think outside the square by using the equipment in different ways. After a few minutes the students will start playing their game. At the completion of each game time, students experience working together under pressure in attempt to build the highest tower with their game equipment. The cricket school ambassador (teacher) plays a judge role in determining which group has built the highest tower.



Secondary year levels of Year 7 to Year 10

The 7 – 10 program is aimed at students with a skill ability level across the secondary year levels of Year 7 to Year 10.

MILO In2Cricket Extended Skill Program 7-10 (5 MB)

Target Batting (5 MB)

Ramp Catch (5 MB)

Partner Down(5 MB)

Target Throwing (5 MB)

Rebound Net (5 MB)

Save a Boundary (5 MB)

Batting Craft (5 MB)

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