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At Home Activities Bowling @ Home

  • Topic: Health
  • Time: 15 minutes
  • Age: Pre-school, Lower Elementary


Are you ready to have fun while exercising?

Use your old water bottles — we know you have tons — for an easy and fun way to bowl inside your home.

Exercise Facts:

  • Aerobic exercise, like brisk walking, running and playing sports are best for brain health.
  • Being active can help you think, feel and sleep better.
  • Children ages 6-17 should get at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day.
  • Adults need at least 150 minutes per week of physical activity — that’s 30 minutes a day for 5 days.
  • Exercise lowers the risk of heart disease, stroke, type II diabetes, high blood pressure, dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Bowling Time:

  • The Set Up
    • Gather as many water bottles as you have. No more than 10 necessary.
    • Fill up the bottles until they’re 1/8 full. The more you fill them up, the more difficult it will be to knock them over.
    • Find a ball.
  • The Game
    • Set up your bowling pins (water bottles).
    • You may vary the distance from the pins based on age.
    • Knock those pins down!
    • After playing several rounds, see how far back you can go.