Tag: team building

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”

DESTROIDS – Destroying Asteroids in PE – Team Building Fun

My First-Grade classes were in need of a couple of team-building lessons. I needed a way to reinforce working together, no matter who the partner was, taking turns, and communicating in a kind manner. At the same time, we were in the midst of… Continue Reading “DESTROIDS – Destroying Asteroids in PE – Team Building Fun”

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