Introduction & Objectives - Cooperative Games
Mirror, Mirror - #396
This game is similar to the game "Telephone", but instead of passing along a sentence, students pass a series of body movements.
Look Into My Eyes - #397
On command, students standing in a circle alternate between looking down and looking up at another student. If two students lock eyes, they change circles.
Group Knot Tying - #398
Students stand in a chain, holding a jump rope between each person. The group attempts to tie a simple overhand knot in the center rope without anyone letting go of a rope.
Hoop Around - #399
Students are in groups, each holding onto a hoop. Groups must race to an endline, but on the teacher's signal, stop to put the hoop on the ground and get inside within the count of three.
Group in a Hoop - #401
Students move to music, and on signal, try to stand in a hoop as quickly as possible. The teach reduces the number of hoops over time.
Mat Challenges - #402
As a group, sudents attempt to unfold and rotate a mat while standing on it.
Cooperative 21 - #403
Students will rebound the ball against the wall without stopping.
Cooperative Handball - #404
Students try to get a ball to a player sitting under a basketball hoop, but cannot move if in possession of the ball.
Radioactive River - #405
Students must figure out how to use a scooter, jump rope, and tennis racket to get all members of their group from one "shore" to another without touching the "radioactive river".
Swiss Cheese Parachute Team Challenges - #407
Students complete a variety of team challenges using a parachute.