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Importance of Teamwork/groupwork ice-breaker; use string and a rubber band to move a stack of cups from one desk to another. For younger kids, tie string to the rubber band ahead of time, but for older kids, I think I'd give them the string and rubber band and have them figure out how to use them.

Science Gal: Setting Expectations for Group Work. What a great team-building activity at the start of the new class or school year.

Snap the spaghetti into smaller pieces.  Push the ends of the spaghetti into the marshmallows to build different shapes for your tower...... maybe a party game of who can build the tallest structure.

Science for kids - fun with structures

Team building activities- day of school. Snap the spaghetti into smaller pieces. Push the ends of the spaghetti into the marshmallows to build different shapes for your tower. maybe a party game of who can build the tallest structure.

Marshmallow Challenge--I did this with my students last year and they loved it.  Great team building activity for any age.

TalkThe Marshmallow Challenge is a remarkably fun and instructive design exercise that encourages teams to experience simple but profound lessons in collaboration, innovation and creativity.

5 Important Team Building Games For Kids. Playing these for Friday Fun Centers tomorrow. Need to build some camaraderie in my classroom.

5 Important Team Building Games For Kids. Playing these for Friday Fun Centers tomorrow. Need to build some camaraderie in my classroom. ( the first game is like doctor doctor we need help)

Fun Team Building Hula Hoop Activity for Kids, Teens, and Adults

Fun Team Building Hula Hoop Activity for Kids, Teens, and Adults

Teen Team Building Activities: Fun Team Building Hula Hoop Activity for Kids, Teens, and Adults

Dye-namic stretch band connects two kids & provides resistance as they move.  It's a 6 foot spandex-like fabric sewed into a continuous circle. (link provided).  They have to coordinate their movements through games, activities, an obstacle course...  Great for kids who need a bit of focus or a lesson in cooperation.

Team Building Activities for Kids

multiple games using a stretchie band (races with a number of people, making shapes, do obstacle course with band, adult in middle, kids have to try to get adult out).

Here's an activity where teams of kids follow the engineering design process to invent a holder for six cans that’s animal-safe, sturdy, convenient, and easy to carry. They learn why discarded plastic rings can be a problem for wildlife and brainstorm animal-friendly ways to package six cans. They then build, test, and redesign their system and discuss what happened.

Musselman / Science: Professional Development through Active Learning: "Harmless Holders"

Sticks and Stones: 39 fun and easy games from around the world!  Games & activities for team-building. Games to build confidence and cooperation. Simple games for kids of all abilities. Games for one to many players.

Sticks and Stones: 39 fun and easy games from around the world! Games & activities for team-building. Games to build confidence and cooperation. Simple games for kids of all abilities.

Thinking Bubbles- group counseling activity.  Packets includes 10 different type of sharing bubbles. $

Think Bubbles Counseling Activities (Bundle)

Team Building Activities for kids! Skills Converged - Clusters of Training Resources, Exercises, Articles and Handouts

Training resources and exercises on public speaking and presentation skills for trainers.