Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Invisible Basketball

We had beautiful weather this afternoon, making it the perfect day for a fun game of basketball. There were just two problems:
1. We don't have a basketball, and
2. We don't have a hoop.

So while our neighbor was out running errands, we snuck over to his driveway for a quick game of INVISIBLE basketball. It was so much fun! Turns out, we are all invisible basketball super-stars! Who knew??

Mark is an expert dribbler....


.... and Emily got nothin' but net on every shot!


It was a close game!


Emily scored the game winning basket, right at the buzzer!


...and the crowd goes WILD!!

I'm thinking this has the potential to be an Olympic sport. Who's with me?

21 comments:

Mark said...

Dear Valerie,

What did you do with my invisible basketball? I hope it's not lost, because it can be difficult to find.

Love,
Mark

p.s. Emily cheats. I clearly had the ball several times when suddenly she said that SHE had the ball.

Wonder Mom said...

Oh- this could actually be a sport I could play! (God didn't give me much when it comes to hand-eye coordination...)

Infant Bibliophile said...

I love it! We play "pretend Uno" and "pretend backgammon" while we eat dinner sometimes. You'd be surprised how many double 6's a 2 year old pretend rolls. :)

Infant Bibliophile said...

I love it! We play "pretend Uno" and "pretend backgammon" while we eat dinner sometimes. You'd be surprised how many double 6's a 2 year old pretend rolls. :)

Ivy said...

Love it!!!

Ticia said...

I could so play this! I'm sure I'd win.

Christy said...

There is finally a sport that I could play! he he

This looks like a lot of fun. Great action shots!

Cheryl said...

That is brilliant. I think this is better than using a visible ball and may catch on, so long as the basketball manufaturers don't intervene. Or maybe they could come out with a few different invisible balls.

Looks like you had a sunny day.

danita said...

so much fun!

erin said...

I love this. I think this is a game even my 3 year old could join in and do well in. We'll have to give it a try this afternoon. I think you may have started something here...

MaryAnne said...

What fun! Sounds like a form of basketball I could finally excel in ;)

Kristie said...

That's too cute! Definitely should be an Olympic sport! ;-)

Valerie @ Frugal Family Fun Blog said...

@ Mark -- Not to worry, I'm sure your invisible basketball is "somewhere out there in that garage".

@ Infant Bibliophile -- Ha!! That is so cute!!!

@ Cheryl -- Good point! I didn't think about that!

Valerie @ Frugal Family Fun Blog said...

@ erin -- I hope it catches on!! I think it's waaaaay more fun!

Anonymous said...

I love playing basketball!


Brianna

Renee said...

How funny and cute :p Great game. :D

Raising a Happy Child said...

Love it. We play invisible tennis here, and Anna always wins :)

Leah said...

Such a great idea! We have a basketball hoop, it came with the house. Unfortunately we are all such horrible players that is holds up our firewood 99.9% of the time. I think the whole family would enjoy this one. Although I think it won't be as fun as sneaking into the neighbors yard! :)

Iamredeemed said...

That was too cute! :)

Valerie @ Frugal Family Fun Blog said...

@ Leah -- If you have a hoop, you are one step closer to invisible basketball! Maybe you could start a neighborhood tournament... hee hee! :-)

wilderlamb said...

I TOTALLY want to see this a an Olympic sport!!

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