Flying Fish Catch

Look out for flying fish! Enjoy the summer weather while playing this fun game of catch.

Adjust this game to fit your child’s age by throwing farther, using a smaller bucket to catch the fish, etc.

What You’ll Need:

  • Variety of colorful dish sponges
  • Scissors 
  • Bucket or container to catch the sponges 
  • Water to wet sponges 


Step 1: Have an adult help cut the sponges into the shape of fish (see photo above). 

Child throwing purple sponge fish up in the air to catch in blue basket

Step 2: Wet the sponges so they are full of water.

Step 3: Head outside and have one person throw the “fish” while the other person tries to catch them! We suggest wearing swimsuits because the “fish” will get the catcher a bit wet! Adjust the game based on the catcher’s age and learning level. For example, throw the fish a farther distance, use a smaller bucket to catch the fish, see how many fish can be caught in a specific time period, etc. 

child throwing colorful sponge fish in the air

Inspired by Mrs. Plemon’s Kindergarten.

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