# Four square

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This four square game is fun for the whole family!

## Supplies

• Chalk
• A ball that bounces
• At least four people

## Set-up

• With the chalk, draw a large square at least two metres wide
• Divide the big square into four equally sized small squares
• Number each square one to four

## How to play

• Each player stands in one of the four squares
• To start the game, the player in square one serves the ball by bouncing it once in their square and then hitting it toward one of the other squares
• The receiving player, then hits the ball to any other player in one of the other squares
• When a player is out, the other players move up to take their place. The out player moves to the last square
• Agree on your family rules. Some ideas are:

• Everyone must hit underhand
• The ball can only bounce once in a square
• Inside line are out
• Outside lined are
• If the ball bounces in your square you must hit it
• You are out if:
• The ball bounces two times in your square or you hit it before it bounces
• You hit the ball out of bounds
• You hit the ball to an inside line
• You hit the ball overhand
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