Bus Rider Activities

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Bus Rider Activities"

Transcription

1 1. To easily divide campers into two teams or groups, split down the middle of the bus, so that the campers on one side of the aisle are one team, and those on the other side are the second team. But if you have all older kids sitting on one side, you might have to divide the bus in a different way so the teams will be equalized. 2. Setting up a batting order. Many of these games require campers to do certain things in a specific order. Before you start, create a bus batting order. The simplest ways to do this is to go in the order in which the campers are picked up by the bus in the morning. Before you start a game, practice the batting order once or twice by having the campers call out their names in the correct order. 3. For all games, campers MUST REMAIN SEATBELTED IN THEIR SEATS! The seatbelts must be tight! 1. Develop a bus chant or song you can perform it with your bus at an assembly 2. Sing Off: Counselor picks a common word, such as blue, sun, love, rain. Divide campers into two groups. Each group must think of as many songs as possible with the word blue, and sing at least two lines of the song. The winning group can sing the most songs. If a group sings a song that another group has already sung, they are out, so must listen carefully. Or, you can select a specific topic for each round, ex sports, candy, etc. 3. Indian Chief: 1 camper closes his/her eyes and the bus rider picks another camper to be the Chief. The Chief begins a movement, such as patting the head. All the others echo his/her movement. The chief periodically switches the movement. The camper who had his/her eyes closed opens them and has to figure out who is the chief. 4. Around the World: One camper is selected by the rider as the World Traveler. The rider then starts with the first camper on the batting list, and asks a trivia question. If the Traveler can correctly answer the question first, s/he goes up against the next camper. If any Traveler can answer all the questions before all the other campers, in turn, he or she has gone around the world and wins the game. If one of the campers on the batting list answers correctly before the Traveler, the Traveler is out and another camper is picked for that role. 5. Alphabet Dramatics: Divide the bus into two teams. The counselor picks a letter from the alphabet (ex., R ). The first camper makes up a line of dialogue that starts with the letter R. The next camper says a line starting with the next letter in the alphabet (in this case, S ). And so on. The team has to do a dramatic scene, working their way through the alphabet until they get back to the starting letter.

2 page 2 6. Virtual Spider Web: The first camper tells something about him/herself and then calls the name of another child. The second child tells something about him/herself and then calls the name of a third child. Continue until everyone has a turn. Variation: After the first camper calls the name of a second child, the first camper tells something about the second child. This is good once the group has gotten to know each other a bit. 7. Pick a topic such as fruit. Each camper names a fruit until someone can t name one. If you can t name it, you are out. The last person who can keep naming each category wins. Do this with other topics like boys and girls names, types of cars, camp activities, etc. Variation: First player s word has to start with A, second player s word has to start with B, etc. 8. Story Telling: First person starts a story and must tell it for a certain amount of time (30 seconds to 1 minute), then the next person picks up and continues. The faster everyone goes, the crazier the story will be. 9. Hands Up: Anyone can hold their hand up whenever they want, but cannot keep it there longer than 5 seconds. Aim of the game is to have exactly four hands up at one time. Campers can t speak to each other to coordinate their movements. 10. Concentration: Everyone hits their knees once, claps hands once, snaps right hand once, snaps left hand once. Keep going with this rhythm. A subject is chosen (food, kinds of cars, etc.) and you go around with each person naming something in that category in the rhythm of the beat. 11. Team Spelling bee. Set up a batting order (see above) Counselor chooses an ageappropriate word. The first camper says the first letter of the word, the second camper says the second letter, etc. If a camper says a wrong letter, s/he is out. When a camper correctly says the last letter of the word, the camper after him/her has to say the entire word. Then, the next camper says the word sparkle. Then the next camper is out. Continue until only one person is still in the game. Variation: set up two teams and have each team designate a speller. Ask a word of both teams. The first team to spell it correctly gets a point. Continue until each camper has a turn, then total the points. 12. Favorites: The bus rider will call on each child and ask him/her to name a favorite food, TV show, sport, camp activity, etc. If that child can t name something from that category in 3 seconds, that child is out. 13. Alphabet Game: Goal is for campers to find all the letters of the alphabet that objects in the bus start with, in alphabetical order, ex. A for aisle, B for brakes, C for counselor, D for door, etc. Each object can only be used for one letter. 14. Name Game: First person says his/her name with an adjective that describes him/herself that starts with the same letter as their first name (ex. super Sammy ). Next person adds their own name and repeats the name and adjective of the first person (ex.,

3 page 3 jumping John, super Sammy ) etc. Continue until the last person in the group names everyone. 15. I Packed My Bag: The first person says: I m going on a camping trip and I m going to bring... and chooses something, example socks. Then the second person says I m going on a camping trip and I m going to bring socks and... and chooses something, ex. potato chips. Then the third person says I m going on a camping trip and I m going to bring socks and potato chips and... Continue until everyone has a turn. Variation: Each item has to begin with a certain letter of the alphabet, or subsequent letters. 16. Riverbend Spirit: Pick a popular song and change the lyrics to be a spirit song for Camp Riverbend or your bus. 17. We Love Our Driver: Each camper has to think of a nice thing to say about the bus driver. Variation: Each camper has to same something nice about each other camper. 18. Slap Happy: Set up your batting order. Go down the order, with each camper slapping their seat once at their turn. Two slaps change direction, and a clap skips the next person in the batting order. If someone pauses too long or slaps at the wrong time, then they are out. Last two players in win. 19. (a variation of Slap Happy) Zip Zap: Zip --pass up the batting order, Zap -- pass down the batting order. Campers have to pass it around by either saying Zip or Zap. To make a more challenging version, campers can throw it directly across the aisle by saying Pow. After it is thrown, it must be passed with a Zip or a Zap. This game should be played at a fast pace! 20. Bird, Fish or In-Between: A counselor silently thinks of an object on the bus and notes whether it is high up ( bird ), low down ( fish ), or in-between. Then the campers will ask Is it a bird, fish or in-between? The counselor will give the correct hint and the campers will start looking for the object. When the object is guessed, the game is over. 21. Bust a Rhyme Baseball: Counselor acts as the pitcher. S/he throws out a rhyming word for the batters (campers). 1 syllable rhymes are singles, 2 syllable rhymes are doubles, etc. 22. Wind, Rain and Thunder: The counselor asks the campers to duplicate whatever s/he is doing. The counselor rubs her hands together (wind). After everyone is doing this, the leader begins slapping her thighs (rain). As the group is all slapping their thighs, the leader begins stomping her feet on the floor (thunder). Then the group follows. The leader can speed up the process. If the group is ready for a bigger challenge, they do only the movement that the person sitting on their immediate right is doing, so a motion can be passed around the circle. To finish the game, the leader indicates thunder, then rain, then wind, and then silence, until the whole group is silent.

4 page Animal Alphabet Game: First player has to think of an animal that begins with the letter A. The next person has to think of an animal that begins with the last letter of the first animal. (Example: first person says ant, so second person has to think of an animal that begins with the letter T. If the second person says Tasmanian devil, the third person has to think of an animal that begins with L). Continue the pattern until a player fails to think of an animal. You can use places, fruits, vegetables, cars or any other topic. 24. Two Truths and a Lie: Campers take turns telling three statements about themselves- --two are true and one is a lie. A little imagination goes a long way in this game. Everyone tries to figure out which statements are true and which are not. 25. Choreography: Campers make up hand movements for popular songs. 26. Sing Camp Songs 27. Twenty Questions: The counselor silently picks an object in the bus. The campers can ask 20 yes/no questions to guess what it is. Make sure that each camper gets a turn to ask a question. The camper who guesses the object gets to be the leader and pick an object for the next round. 28. I Spy: One camper picks out an item on the bus and says I Spy with my little eye something (blue, heavy, metal, etc). The other campers can ask yes/no questions to try to figure out what the object is. 29. Green Glass Doors: The rule of the game is that only certain words can go through the green glass door. Example the MOON can go through but not STARS. A PUPPY can go through but not a DOG, a BOOT but not a SHOE (the trick is that words with double letters are allowed, but you want to see if the campers can figure out this rule!) 30. What Am I Holding?: The campers take turns reaching into their backpacks and touching 1 item. (without seeing it or letting others see it). They have to describe it to the group. Questions can be asked by the other members of the group. When the group guesses, it s someone else s turn to pick. 31. Human Connect Four or Tic Tac Toe: Select two campers as players, one as X and one as O. Everyone else is the board. The first player calls on a camper by name, and then that camper makes an X or an O with their hands and holds them up. The players try to get 4 in a row of their mark, either across a row, on the diagonal or in a column. You can also do this as tic tac toe (3 in a row) 32. The Vegetable Game: Each player picks a different vegetable. This is now their name. Take a minute to make sure each player knows every other player s new name. Select one player to start. That person says their own vegetable name, then calls out the name of another player, example, Carrot, Celery. Then the second name player says his own vegetable name and then calls out the name of another player,

5 page 5 example, Celery, Artichoke. Player 3: Artichoke, Cucumber. And so on. Encourage players to talk quickly and use silly voices this will make them struggle to contain their laughter and it is nearly impossible to laugh without showing your teeth. Variations: Pick another category, like US states, candy, TV shows, etc. for names 33. True or False: Counselor reads off certain statements. Campers hold thumbs UP if they think a statement is true and DOWN if they think it s false. Examples of statements: Is the sky blue? Does it snow in the summer? When you drop a ball does it go up? Do birds have whiskers? Do fish have scales? 34. License Plate Game: Players try to spot license plates from as many states as they can. Whoever spots the most states wins. 35. Alphabet Spotting: Find the letter A on a sign that you pass by, then a B, then a C, etc. See how long it takes to complete the whole alphabet. 36. The Question Game: Ask open-ended questions such as "If you won a million dollars, what would you do with it?" "If you could pick only one food to eat forever, what would it be?" What do you want to be when you grow up?

Fun ways to group students

Fun ways to group students Fun ways to group students Tips for dividing into groups. Picture Cards: Hand out cards with images on such as strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and other such groups of things. Then get them to

More information

Crickets and Bugs. Bodies Bingo. Make bingo cards with activities or jokes in the spaces. Each person goes up to another one and tells the joke or

Crickets and Bugs. Bodies Bingo. Make bingo cards with activities or jokes in the spaces. Each person goes up to another one and tells the joke or Bodies Bingo Make bingo cards with activities or jokes in the spaces. Each person goes up to another one and tells the joke or does the activity with the other person. Activities can include hopping, laughing,

More information

family games Taking the kids swimming is a great way of making sure they re moving around and having fun. And to help you get them into

family games Taking the kids swimming is a great way of making sure they re moving around and having fun. And to help you get them into swim family games Taking the kids swimming is a great way of making sure they re moving around and having fun. And to help you get them into the pool, we ve come up with loads of great swimming games to

More information

Fry Phrases Set 1. TeacherHelpForParents.com help for all areas of your child s education

Fry Phrases Set 1. TeacherHelpForParents.com help for all areas of your child s education Set 1 The people Write it down By the water Who will make it? You and I What will they do? He called me. We had their dog. What did they say? When would you go? No way A number of people One or two How

More information

Fry Instant Word List

Fry Instant Word List First 100 Instant Words the had out than of by many first and words then water a but them been to not these called in what so who is all some oil you were her sit that we would now it when make find he

More information

Fry Instant Words High Frequency Words

Fry Instant Words High Frequency Words Fry Instant Words High Frequency Words The Fry list of 600 words are the most frequently used words for reading and writing. The words are listed in rank order. First Hundred Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group

More information

Love Is... Shepherd Guides. Love Is... 143

Love Is... Shepherd Guides. Love Is... 143 Shepherd Guides Love Is... Love Is... 143 SHEPHERD GUIDE Love Is... (1 Corinthians 13) Lower Elementary Welcome to the story of Love Is...! As the caring leader of your small group of kids, you are an

More information

A Collection of Helpful Icebreakers. Name Games

A Collection of Helpful Icebreakers. Name Games For the very beginning of the trip.. A Collection of Helpful Icebreakers Name Games 1. Rock, Paper, Scissors Cheer off- Play rock paper scissors. Losers become the cheerleader for the winner, continue

More information

Drama Warm up and cool down games

Drama Warm up and cool down games Drama Warm up and cool down games Warm - up /name games Play the following games to warm up the group and to help you to begin to learn their names. 1. The name game Each person jumps into the circle and

More information

Cathy Benedict, Ed.D Florida International University NAfME Nashville, 2013 Doing Away With Classroom Management: Teaching for Musical Transitions

Cathy Benedict, Ed.D Florida International University NAfME Nashville, 2013 Doing Away With Classroom Management: Teaching for Musical Transitions Cathy Benedict, Ed.D Florida International University NAfME Nashville, 2013 Doing Away With Classroom Management: Teaching for Musical Transitions The following can be made appropriate for 1st-5th grade

More information

Warmups and Energizers

Warmups and Energizers Warmups and Energizers Warmups or energizers are activities the trainer uses throughout the course to encourage participant involvement and interaction. These activities may be used at the beginning of

More information

MAKING MATH MORE FUN BRINGS YOU FUN MATH GAME PRINTABLES FOR HOME OR SCHOOL

MAKING MATH MORE FUN BRINGS YOU FUN MATH GAME PRINTABLES FOR HOME OR SCHOOL MAKING MATH MORE FUN BRINGS YOU FUN MATH GAME PRINTABLES FOR HOME OR SCHOOL THESE FUN MATH GAME PRINTABLES are brought to you with compliments from Making Math More Fun at and Math Board Games at Copyright

More information

Fry Instant Phrases. Give them to me. Then we will go.

Fry Instant Phrases. Give them to me. Then we will go. Fry Instant Phrases The words in these phrases come from Dr. Edward Fry s Instant Word List (High Frequency Words). According to Fry, the first 300 words in the list represent about 67% of all the words

More information

www.eslkidstuff.com Lesson Plans for ESL Kids Teachers

www.eslkidstuff.com Lesson Plans for ESL Kids Teachers You will need: Resources: CD / Tape player cushions (if you have enough floor space) name tags for each student glove puppet (for kids under 7) ball (for kids over 7) resources for whatever you are going

More information

Superstars Building Fry List Fluency

Superstars Building Fry List Fluency Sight Word Superstars Building Fry List Fluency By Jennifer Bates http://finallyinfirst.blogspot.com/ How I use this program I developed this program because I noticed many of my students were still trying

More information

Games and Team Building Activities

Games and Team Building Activities Games and Team Building Activities Getting to Know you Better/ Exploring Interests Affirmation circle: All those in the group form a circle. A leader will throw out get-to-know-you questions, and everyone

More information

Getting-to-know-you/Sponge Activities: These activities can be used as gettingto-know-you

Getting-to-know-you/Sponge Activities: These activities can be used as gettingto-know-you Getting-to-know-you/Sponge Activities: These activities can be used as gettingto-know-you activities, as in-between activities to redirect participant s energy and attention, and to soak up time if necessary,

More information

Lowercase Letters Capital Letters Picture Cards

Lowercase Letters Capital Letters Picture Cards Lowercase Letters Capital Letters Picture Cards Notes: You may want to cut out the flashcards and mount them on heavier paper for durability and ease of use. Rather than drilling through the cards (boring

More information

How many monkeys?: How many monkeys? One, one! How many monkeys? One monkey! Hello song: Hello, hello, hello *3

How many monkeys?: How many monkeys? One, one! How many monkeys? One monkey! Hello song: Hello, hello, hello *3 Hello song: Hello, hello, hello *3 I am Sue Hello, hello, hello *3 I am Jack Goodbye song: Goodbye Jack and Sue. Goodbye Jack. Goodbye Sue. Goodbye Jack and Sue. Elephants and fishes: How many elephants/fishes?

More information

PE in Primary Schools Resource Summer Games

PE in Primary Schools Resource Summer Games PE in Primary Schools Resource Summer Games 1 2 PE in Primary Schools Resource Summer Games Ollie Dowding Kerri Brown Tom Eisenhuth Athletics Cricket Golf Page 5-10 Page 16-21 Page 22-27 3 Example Key

More information

JUST FOR FUN- Instant Ice Breaker Games

JUST FOR FUN- Instant Ice Breaker Games JUST FOR FUN- Instant Ice Breaker Games 1 1 Rings Around Students form two circles, one inside the other, both with an even number of students. If you have an odd number of students, choose one student

More information

STREETSENSE. Gym Cards

STREETSENSE. Gym Cards Teachers Notes The Scottish Road Safety Campaign have developed a series of Gym Cards to support activities at Level A in Streetsense. The Gym Cards can either be used in conjunction with specific Level

More information

Participation Scripts

Participation Scripts Participation Scripts WHAT & WHY Students spend much of their day engaged in class activities that may offer limited opportunities for interactive communication. This is especially true in fast-paced general

More information

Grocery Store Games. Activities to make shopping trips fun and educational for the kids. Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Grocery Store Games. Activities to make shopping trips fun and educational for the kids. Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Grocery Store Games Activities to make shopping trips fun and educational for the kids. Food BINGO Directions: Bring the Food BINGO game with you to the store to keep your kids distracted and entertained

More information

A Guide on how to progress exercises in the Fun Fit programme

A Guide on how to progress exercises in the Fun Fit programme A Guide on how to progress exercises in the Fun Fit programme Making the Exercise Easier Body Extension - page 22 in your book Superman pose Offer verbal guidance are your legs straight? Give tactile support

More information

BUILDING YOUR CHILD S LISTENING, TALKING, READING AND WRITING SKILLS KINDERGARTEN TO SECOND GRADE

BUILDING YOUR CHILD S LISTENING, TALKING, READING AND WRITING SKILLS KINDERGARTEN TO SECOND GRADE BUILDING YOUR CHILD S LISTENING, TALKING, READING AND WRITING SKILLS KINDERGARTEN TO SECOND GRADE PURPOSE This resource was developed to provide information about children s typical development of skills

More information

First Look Starfish and Dolphins June, Week 2

First Look Starfish and Dolphins June, Week 2 June 12, 2016 Basic Truth: God made me. Key Question: Who made everything? Bottom Line: God made everything. Memory Verse: You made the world and everything in it. Psalm 89:11, NCV Bible Story: Creation,

More information

Signing Time Theme Song

Signing Time Theme Song Signing Time Theme Song There s singing time and dancing time And laughing time and playing time And now it is our favorite time SIGNING TIME! Come visit our big tree house You can visit everyday There

More information

God is Eternal Lesson 1

God is Eternal Lesson 1 Preschool Curriculum (4K / 5K) August 15 th & 16 th, 2009 God is Eternal Lesson 1 Divine Attribute: Heart Response: God is Eternal Be Amazed Memory Verse: Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and

More information

Tasks to Move Students On

Tasks to Move Students On Maths for Learning Inclusion Tasks to Move Students On Part 1 Maths for Learning Inclusion (M4LI) Tasks to Move Students On Numbers 1 10 Structuring Number Maths for Learning Inclusion (M4LI) Tasks to

More information

Fun Learning Activities for Mentors and Tutors

Fun Learning Activities for Mentors and Tutors Fun Learning Activities for Mentors and Tutors Mentors can best support children s academic development by having fun learning activities prepared to engage in if the child needs a change in academic/tutoring

More information

Times Tables Games and Strategies

Times Tables Games and Strategies Times Tables Games and Strategies Multiplication Squares The times table square can be used for: Revising times tables Exploring patterns Checking answers to times table facts Times Tables Games We hope

More information

God Didn t Leave Us In The Dark!

God Didn t Leave Us In The Dark! Lesson Theme: God formed the earth from emptiness - nothing. He spoke and suddenly there was light from total darkness. We are so used to having the light that we forget how great a gift it is. BEGIN Say

More information

At Home Activities for Families

At Home Activities for Families At Home Activities for Families The following activities are focused on cognitive development (math sorting and sequencing; counting; measuring; and subtraction) and language and literacy development (songs

More information

Related KidsHealth Links. Discussion Questions

Related KidsHealth Links. Discussion Questions PreK to Grade 2 Personal Health Series KidsHealth.org/classroom Teacher s Guide This guide includes: Standards Related Links Discussion Questions Activities for Students Reproducible Materials Standards

More information

ELA Trimester 3- Formative Assessment 2 nd Grade

ELA Trimester 3- Formative Assessment 2 nd Grade Name: Date: ELA Trimester 3- Formative Assessment 2 nd Grade Find the word that has the same sound as the underlined letter or letters in the first word. RW1.1 1. hay A. bell B. sky C. mat D. paint RW1.1

More information

Circle Time Songs. The More We Get Together. I Can Read Colors

Circle Time Songs. The More We Get Together. I Can Read Colors Circle Time Songs 1. The More We Go Together 2. I Can Read Colors 3. I Like To Eat 4. BOOM CHICKA BOOM 5. We're So Glad 6. Be My Friend 7. Where Is Thumbkin? 8. Colors 9. Here I Am 10. Hello Everybody!

More information

Look, listen and note how well children: Preparation. Resources

Look, listen and note how well children: Preparation. Resources Tuning into sounds Main purpose: To experience and appreciate rhythm and rhyme and to develop awareness of rhythm and rhyme in speech Consider how you can use the room to your advantage. If you can split

More information

CD Our Own Way Lyrics

CD Our Own Way Lyrics CD Our Own Way Lyrics Beverly Granoff 2012 1. All The Things We See 2. Remember the Rules 3. You and Me 4. This Too Shall Pass 5. My Best Try 6. Our Own Way 7. A Little Help From You 8. My La La Melody

More information

Party Game Suggestions

Party Game Suggestions Party Game Suggestions DJ Greg Sowa Professional Mobile DJ / Entertainer 1. Balloon Stomp This is a very high energy game. Everybody gets a balloon attached to a string that is tied to their ankle. The

More information

Set up tables or areas for each den to display pictures and items made during this month s adventure, if applicable.

Set up tables or areas for each den to display pictures and items made during this month s adventure, if applicable. June Obedient Title It s a Hit A Scout Is Obedient How Does It s a Hit Relate to This Point of the Scout Law? It is easy to forget how important it is to be obedient to the rules when one is playing a

More information

The Dance Lesson. A good dance lesson should contain some or all of the following:-

The Dance Lesson. A good dance lesson should contain some or all of the following:- The Dance Lesson The Primary School Curriculum says:- Dance in education involves the child in creating, performing and appreciating movement as a means of expression and communication. Dance differs from

More information

Lang 2. Instructions: Second Grade English/Language Arts Quiz. Katie Creamer. Copyright 2000-2002 Measured Progress, All Rights Reserved

Lang 2. Instructions: Second Grade English/Language Arts Quiz. Katie Creamer. Copyright 2000-2002 Measured Progress, All Rights Reserved Name: Instructions: Copyright 2000-2002 Measured Progress, All Rights Reserved : 1. Which sentence in the paragraph below tells the main idea? 1It was a cold, snowy, winter day. 2The snow fell softly.

More information

BABIES FEBRUARY 2015. Basic Truth: Hold or rock a baby and sing the following song to the tune of Are You Sleeping.

BABIES FEBRUARY 2015. Basic Truth: Hold or rock a baby and sing the following song to the tune of Are You Sleeping. BABIES FEBRUARY 2015 Basic Truth: Jesus wants to be my friend forever. Hold or rock a baby and sing the following song to the tune of Are You Sleeping. Jesus loves you. Jesus loves you. Yes, He does. Yes,

More information

Step 1: Come Together

Step 1: Come Together THE STORY FOR LITTLE ONES: Preschool LESSON GUIDE: Lesson 2 5 ABRAHAM FOLLOWS GOD Bible Basis: Genesis 12:1 9, 17; 21:1 7 Bible Verse: Abram believed the Lord. The Lord accepted Abram because he believed.

More information

First Look TM Curriculum for Preschoolers

First Look TM Curriculum for Preschoolers First Look TM Curriculum for Preschoolers We want preschoolers to take a first look at who God is and understand... God made me. God loves me. Jesus wants to be my friend forever. October 22/23, 2011 Basic

More information

SAMPLE. Unit 6 Let s Eat Overview. Theme Food and preferences

SAMPLE. Unit 6 Let s Eat Overview. Theme Food and preferences Unit 6 Let s Eat Overview Theme Food and preferences Developmental Focus Social Studies and Personal Development In this unit, children learn to express their feelings by talking about foods that they

More information

The Relationship Game from LifeLearningToday.com

The Relationship Game from LifeLearningToday.com The Game The Relationship Game from LifeLearningToday.com Take turns asking and answering the questions below. There are no exact rules. The idea is to have fun mostly with just the conversation. You can

More information

FUN AND EASY PHONATHON GAMES

FUN AND EASY PHONATHON GAMES FUN AND EASY PHONATHON GAMES Bingo: Create a Bingo Board with various goals on it (pledge of $100 etc.). Give each caller a set of colored squares that can stick to the board. As the callers achieve an

More information

Coaching Tips Tee Ball

Coaching Tips Tee Ball Coaching Tips Tee Ball Tee Ball Overview The great thing about tee ball is that there are very few rules to learn and that the game is all about involving lots of kids. It s about making sure all players

More information

Icebreaker: Fantastic Four

Icebreaker: Fantastic Four Icebreaker: Fantastic Four 1. Break the group into groups of 4. 2. Each team must come up with four things that they all have in common. They may be as simple or as complex as they want (example: we all

More information

PE Warm up Games. ALLIGATOR IN THE SWAMP The first group is lying on their stomachs (alligators). The second group are the runners.

PE Warm up Games. ALLIGATOR IN THE SWAMP The first group is lying on their stomachs (alligators). The second group are the runners. PE Warm up Games. OCTOPUS TAG One person stands in the middle of the boundary area; in our case it was the gym. The rest of the kids line up at an end of the bounds and when the tagger says go they all

More information

Woodlands Junior School

Woodlands Junior School Woodlands Junior School 2008 Parachute games are great fun and encourage cooperative and non-cooperative play. The games are usually quite physically active and so great care needs to be taken before the

More information

Lesson Plans for ESL Kids Teachers

Lesson Plans for ESL Kids Teachers Lesson: General: Time: 40 mins - 1 hour Objectives: Saying morning routine verbs Structures: "It s time to..." "I have to..." Target Vocab: Good morning, wake up, get up, wash my face, brush my hair, get

More information

www.eslkidstuff.com Lesson Plans for ESL Kids Teachers

www.eslkidstuff.com Lesson Plans for ESL Kids Teachers Lesson: General: Time: Objectives: 40 mins - 1 hour Talking about ability, asking Can you? questions and answering with I can. Structures: "Can you..?" "I can " "What can you do?" Target Vocab: jump, run,

More information

Writing With Writers: Karla Kuskin Poetry Step 1: My Poem

Writing With Writers: Karla Kuskin Poetry Step 1: My Poem Writing With Writers: Karla Kuskin Poetry Step 1: My Poem ME By Karla Kuskin My nose is blue, my teeth are green, my face is like a soup tureen. I look just like a lima bean. I'm very, very lovely. My

More information

WILL YOU PLEASE, PLEASE SMILE?

WILL YOU PLEASE, PLEASE SMILE? ICE BREAKERS ADVERB GAME 2 EVOLUTION GAME 3 FLYING ACRONYM 4 HAND SHAKE GAME 5 HUMAN TWISTER 6 MUSICAL ANIMAL ACTS 7 TALK IT OUT 8 WHAT S IN YOUR MILK? 9 WHAT S MY NAME AGAIN? 10 BING BANG BUZZ 11 EXTREME

More information

[child s full name] who arrived on [child s birth date]

[child s full name] who arrived on [child s birth date] This book was custom made for [child s full name] who arrived on [child s birth date] [dedication] [name book given from] [year book given] The day you were born was a dream come true. It began the lifetime

More information

Life Without You. I am invoking my right to remain silent in the face of life, All of my words have escaped from dictionaries,

Life Without You. I am invoking my right to remain silent in the face of life, All of my words have escaped from dictionaries, Life Without You I am invoking my right to remain silent in the face of life, All of my words have escaped from dictionaries, There is only one Word that I must say before Angel of Death is You. I am a

More information

Space Café. Unit. Do you want to eat (salad)? Yes, I do. / No, I don t. What do you want to eat? Recycled language

Space Café. Unit. Do you want to eat (salad)? Yes, I do. / No, I don t. What do you want to eat? Recycled language Unit Space Café Unit objectives Identifying and naming food Listening to, understanding and reproducing a song, chant and rap Listening to, reading and performing a short dialogue Identifying parts of

More information

GROUP GAMES Keeper of the keys: Duck duck goose: Shoe bomb:

GROUP GAMES Keeper of the keys: Duck duck goose: Shoe bomb: GROUP GAMES This booklet is designed to help you play games in your settings. It has a list of games that can be played in large and small groups and games that can be played indoors and outdoors. GROUP

More information

SOCCER CLUB GAMES/DRILLS TO USE DURING PRACTICES

SOCCER CLUB GAMES/DRILLS TO USE DURING PRACTICES SOCCER CLUB GAMES/DRILLS TO USE DURING PRACTICES Enthusiasm is the key to making any game/drill successful. Kids feed off the coach s enthusiasm. Some of these games/drills are better for u6 as opposed

More information

Materials Needed: Pictures or stuffed animals of different animals

Materials Needed: Pictures or stuffed animals of different animals Circle Time Toddler Activities & Games Animal Time Game Materials Needed: Pictures or stuffed animals of different animals Lesson Sequence: 1. Show different animal pictures to the children. Imitate the

More information

Build A Better Team With Improv

Build A Better Team With Improv Build A Better Team With Improv H. Wade Minter @minter Emily Dobervich Mark Cornick http://teamsnap.com/ Line Up By Everyone in the group

More information

General Description. How to Support Role Play Readers

General Description. How to Support Role Play Readers General Description Role Play Card 1 Role Play readers show an interest in books and the print they see around them. They imitate the things they see adult readers doing such as holding the book carefully,

More information

Sight Word Chants IN THE SEAT

Sight Word Chants IN THE SEAT Sight Word Chants IN THE SEAT Movie Star Kisses Put hands to your mouth Through each letter a kiss, like Marilyn Monroe at the Oscars. Opera Sing the letters in opera fashion Fly Like a Bird Arms flapping

More information

Lapsit Storytime. Songs

Lapsit Storytime. Songs Lapsit Storytime We will be sharing two to three books each storytime, as well as several fingerplays and songs. We will use big books, stuffed animals and flannelboards on occasion to enhance our themes.

More information

Phonemic Awareness in the Early Years HISD EARLY CHILDHOOD DEPARTMENT CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, AND ASSESSMENT

Phonemic Awareness in the Early Years HISD EARLY CHILDHOOD DEPARTMENT CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, AND ASSESSMENT Phonemic Awareness in the Early Years HISD EARLY CHILDHOOD DEPARTMENT CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, AND ASSESSMENT Norms Ice Breaker Phonemic Awareness Mix & Mingle To build phonemic/sound awareness introduce

More information

GETTING ACQUAINTED (Ice-breaker Games)

GETTING ACQUAINTED (Ice-breaker Games) GETTING ACQUAINTED (Ice-breaker Games) Name Game 1. Organize the group so that all the members sit in a circle or in some way so that the may all see one another. 2. Explain to the group members that they

More information

RHYMES for Class UKG

RHYMES for Class UKG RHYMES for Class UKG Rhymes for UKG 1 Rabbits, Rabbits (1, 2, 3) Will you come and play with me? Camels, Camels 4, 5, 6 Why do you have a hump like this? Monkeys, Monkeys 7, 8, 9 Will you teach me how

More information

Preschool March Lessons. Dr. Seuss Day. One Day Free Sample

Preschool March Lessons. Dr. Seuss Day. One Day Free Sample Preschool March Lessons Dr. Seuss Day One Day Free Sample Kids R Learning Preschool Lesson Plans Letter R - Number 9 Dr. Seuss Day Circle Time: Left & Right Feet Read the story the Foot Book Explain to

More information

Baby Signing Time Theme Song

Baby Signing Time Theme Song Baby Signing Time Theme Song Baby, Baby Baby Signing Time Baby, Baby Baby Signing Time Together you and I will find You can share what s on your mind Baby, Baby Baby Signing Time Baby, Baby Baby Signing

More information

PARAGRAPH ORGANIZATION 1 Worksheet 1: What is an introductory paragraph?

PARAGRAPH ORGANIZATION 1 Worksheet 1: What is an introductory paragraph? PARAGRAPH ORGANIZATION 1 Worksheet 1: What is an introductory paragraph? Read the paragraph. This is the introductory paragraph for an essay. What is the title of the essay? a The oldest person in your

More information

Icebreakers for Diversity Workshops

Icebreakers for Diversity Workshops Bonner Curriculum Overview: Category: Level: Icebreakers for Diversity Workshops In this document you will be introduced to three different icebreaker activities that are especially suitable for the beginning

More information

Connectedness and the Emotional Bank Account

Connectedness and the Emotional Bank Account Connectedness and the Emotional Bank Account Directions This is a self-guided activity that can be completed by parents, teens or both. It contains five parts and should take about 45 minutes to complete.

More information

English lesson plans for Grade 1

English lesson plans for Grade 1 English lesson plans for Grade 1 Lessons in this section 1.1 Vocabulary, listening and speaking: parts of the body and can 26 1.2 Vocabulary, listening and speaking: colours and parts of the body 29 1.3

More information

All Saints (or All Hallows) Celebration

All Saints (or All Hallows) Celebration All Saints (or All Hallows) Celebration Bible base: Mark 10:46 52 Aim: To present an alternative focus to the Hallowe en events that dominate this time of year. Note to leaders Our focus this week will

More information

Appendices and References

Appendices and References Appendices and References Appendix 1 82 Appendix 2 Appendix 3 83 Appendix 4 ABC Behaviour Record Date / Time Place What happened before the event (Antecedent) Child s behaviour (Behaviour) What happened

More information

SOFTBALL GRADES 3-6 PAGE 1. Fill out before using! Run to the. Side slide to the. and back. and back.

SOFTBALL GRADES 3-6 PAGE 1. Fill out before using! Run to the. Side slide to the. and back. and back. Fill out before using! Side slide to the Both in sit-up position, facing each other and feet touching. While you both do curl-ups toss a softball to each other while in the up position. Complete 20 Curl-ups.

More information

Introduction Purpose...vii Rationale...xiii How to Use this Book...x Process Essentials...xi

Introduction Purpose...vii Rationale...xiii How to Use this Book...x Process Essentials...xi T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S Introduction Purpose...vii Rationale...xiii How to Use this Book...x Process Essentials...xi Lesson 1 What is an Impulse? What is Impulse Control?...1 Reproducible Sheets:

More information

Numbered Cones for Physical Education Games, Drills, and Exercises For Fun and Fitness

Numbered Cones for Physical Education Games, Drills, and Exercises For Fun and Fitness Numbered Cones for Physical Education Games, Drills, and Exercises For Fun and Fitness by Joe Dinoffer President, Oncourt Offcourt, Ltd. About the Author Joe Dinoffer has had an extensive "world class"

More information

21 Easter Activities For Kids

21 Easter Activities For Kids 21 Easter Activities For Kids Happy Easter From Copyright 2011 Teresa Evans. All rights reserved. You are free to give this book to others. You may not alter the book in any way. You may not claim copyright.

More information

BINGO TRAINING. Last Updated August 2014

BINGO TRAINING. Last Updated August 2014 BINGO TRAINING Last Updated August 2014 Overview The Weekly Sunday Bingo at St John s is by far our greatest money maker. For the 2013-2014 Year, we made close to $225,000 in profit from Bingo. This effort

More information

3PK. David celebrates. September 26-27, 2015. 2 Samuel 6. We can worship God.

3PK. David celebrates. September 26-27, 2015. 2 Samuel 6. We can worship God. 3PK September 26-27, 2015 2 Samuel 6 First 10 minutes of the service hour: Engage kids in cooperative play activities to help them connect to other kids Next 5 minutes: Connect Time Next 25 minutes: Large

More information

Practice Ideas Rookie / Junior Mosquito

Practice Ideas Rookie / Junior Mosquito Practice Ideas Rookie / Junior Mosquito Equipment essentials needed: 25 30 wiffle balls 20 25 kenko balls 20 tennis balls 1 2 tennis or racquet ball racquets 4 6 cones 3 4 bats and helmets 1 or 2 batting

More information

FUN GAMES. Split the group into two - Domes and Dishes.

FUN GAMES. Split the group into two - Domes and Dishes. FUN GAMES GAMES WITH LITTLE OR NO EQUIPMENT These types of games can be ideal for a warm up. The warm up is an essential part of a safe activity session. It helps to prevent injury and acts as a pulse

More information

Language Group Activities Primary (4-10 years)

Language Group Activities Primary (4-10 years) Language Group Activities Primary (4-10 years) This NEPS Good Practice Guide was developed by educational psychologists. It is based on current knowledge in this area. It is intended as a guide only. Not

More information

Imagine It! ICEBREAKER:

Imagine It! ICEBREAKER: ICEBREAKER: Imagine It! FOCUS: To develop creativity and increase participants comfort with acting in front of a group PURPOSE: To help participants relax before working on their public presentation skills

More information

2 Mathematics Curriculum

2 Mathematics Curriculum New York State Common Core 2 Mathematics Curriculum GRADE GRADE 2 MODULE 3 Topic E: Model Numbers Within 1000 with Place Value Disks 2.NBT.A Focus Standard: 2.NBT.A Understand place value. Instructional

More information

My Fresco HANDOUT. Snapshots from Today. 1. Elementary School 2. Middle School 3. High School. Snapshots for Tomorrow

My Fresco HANDOUT. Snapshots from Today. 1. Elementary School 2. Middle School 3. High School. Snapshots for Tomorrow My Fresco Snapshots from Today 1. Elementary School 2. Middle School 3. High School Snapshots for Tomorrow 4. College 5. 20s & 30s 6. 40s & 50s 7. 60s I NEED WISDOM What advice would you offer to the following

More information

Collection of Backyard Games and Activities

Collection of Backyard Games and Activities Collection of Backyard Games and Activities Dribbling Yard Dribble -Around your yard, scatter cones, tin cans, towels, etc throughout the yard. You will then dribble from cone-cone. Examples: a) Dribble

More information

Past Tense Activities - Lesson 1

Past Tense Activities - Lesson 1 Lesson: General: Time: Objectives: Structures: Target Vocab: 40 mins - 1 hour Talking about yesterday using past tense verbs " Que hiciste ayer?" "Ayer,..." ayer, hoy, mañana, fantástico, gran, jugué con

More information

Year 2 Science: The Human Body Resource Pack

Year 2 Science: The Human Body Resource Pack Year 2 Science: The Human Body Resource Pack Body Systems II Body Systems Digestion our bodies break down food and use Skeletal system the skeleton is made up of bones that support our the nutrients to

More information

Assessment Directions for Preschool Teachers & Parents:

Assessment Directions for Preschool Teachers & Parents: Assessment Directions for Preschool Teachers & Parents: Literacy Resources, Inc. created this Phonemic Awareness Assessment, aligned to the Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards to assess a

More information

Tapescript. B Listen and write the words. C Help the baby spider. Draw a red line. D Help the baby frog. Listen and draw a green line.

Tapescript. B Listen and write the words. C Help the baby spider. Draw a red line. D Help the baby frog. Listen and draw a green line. Unit 1 Hello! Topics animals, colours, numbers Functions following instructions, spelling and writing Grammar questions (What s? What are? What colour?), demonstratives (this/these), imperatives Vocabulary

More information

A Child s Developmental Milestones

A Child s Developmental Milestones A Child s Developmental Listens attentively to sounds and voices (by 1 month) Makes some sounds other than crying (by 2 Cries deliberately for assistance (by 1 month) Begins cooing one syllable (by 3 Coordinates

More information

The Syllables Pack. 1 Syllable 2 Syllables 3 Syllables 4 Syllables 5 Syllables. dog fountain dinosaur caterpillar electricity

The Syllables Pack. 1 Syllable 2 Syllables 3 Syllables 4 Syllables 5 Syllables. dog fountain dinosaur caterpillar electricity The The provides a variety of resources which enable a wide range of teaching games and activities. The Pack is appropriate for school and home use. As with all of our game resources, it is possible to

More information

Space Poems For Preschool Children

Space Poems For Preschool Children Space Poems Hey Diddle Diddle Hey diddle diddle, The cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed To see such sport, And the dish ran away With the spoon. Twinkle, Twinkle Little

More information

Teaching Rhyme The Second Step in Teaching Phonological Awareness

Teaching Rhyme The Second Step in Teaching Phonological Awareness Teaching Rhyme The Second Step in Teaching Phonological Awareness 1) Poetry, Songs and Jingles Rhyming poems, songs and jingles that children learn by heart offer special opportunities for rhyme play.

More information

Objective: God has a Plan! Bible Memory Verse: Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans THEME OVERVIEW

Objective: God has a Plan! Bible Memory Verse: Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans THEME OVERVIEW Miraculous Catches of Fish Scripture: Luke 5:1-11; John 21:1-6 Objective: God has a Plan! Bible Memory Verse: Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you

More information