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Great Activity to do with older kids (I first did it in Gr.12 Outdoor Ed.)--Everyone in the group has to keep 2 fingers on the tent pole at all times. The goal is to bring the pole off the ground to a certain height without anyone taking their fingers off the pole. (Could go from a certain height then to the ground.) If someone's finger comes off, the group must re-start. TEAMWORK
Team - Classbuilding Ideas + People Hunt : Students search for classmates who have matching characteristics and record their answers on this form. An excellent activity for helping students get to know the others in the classroom. And this activity can develop student's speaking ability. A good little Icebreaker during the First Week of School.
Alligator Game- Make a small rectangle around students which they can not leave, then give them challenges (i.e. move into tallest-shortest, alphabetical, or chronological order. Add additional challenges such as non-verbal or blindfold