Place a calendar on the floor ( or a facsimile of a calendar, or any chart of values). Have students drop a dart (or more realistically a coin, paperclip, or poker chip) on the calendar. The majority of the object's size should fit inside a square on the chart. Paperclips work well.
If you are more "faint of heart" (translation: you do not want to put any possible projectiles into your students' hands), simply SHOW the calendar and start with option #2 listed below. Smiles!
1. The gathered data can be used for establishing empirical probabilities.
2. List the sample space.
the theoretical probabilities for:
4. Are P(Wednesday column) and P(9) mutually exclusive events?
5. Any other questions you wish to add.