Player tosses ball to eye level, lets it bounce, then catches it. Once they are proficient at this, add a clap when the ball bounces. Or,
- Clap when ball reaches its highest point
- Clap when ball reaches eye level
- Ask them to toss as high as they can
- Call out 'Up' when it is traveling up, 'Down' when it is falling, and perhaps Bounce and Catch at the appropriate times.
- Play with a partner - two players share one ball.