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PADDLE PICK’EM UP! – a partner/whole class teamwork challenge

It is imperative to sprinkle in team-building challenges throughout the year. Any unit can benefit from activities that promote communication, cooperation, sharing ideas, making compromises, and opportunities for failure and success. During my recent paddle striking and manipulation unit, I added one such activity.… Continue Reading “PADDLE PICK’EM UP! – a partner/whole class teamwork challenge”

ULTIMATE TEAM PINBALL – a cross between ultimate disc and team handball

This is by far one of my favorite games with grades four – high school. Ultimate Team Pinball nicely mashes together elements of ultimate Frisbee and team handball. As you’ll see in the video, it’s fast-paced, actioned-packed, and a lot of fun. Set up:… Continue Reading “ULTIMATE TEAM PINBALL – a cross between ultimate disc and team handball”

Can You “STAND” It? – Game of the Week

For this week’s Game of the Week, I’ve chosen two versions of one of my favorite cooperative/team building challenges.┬áCAN YOU “STAND” IT? can be played casually as partners try for a personal best or as a more intense relay race. Below are two videos… Continue Reading “Can You “STAND” It? – Game of the Week”

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