Marker is attached to 8 strings, and the group has to write out a word by working together and only holding onto the last foot foot of each string. Great team building activity for upper elementary students.
Collaboration Activity (good for mentor time) from: In the middle: Life as a seventh grade language arts teacher. The Cup Challenge - teach students how to work in cooperative groups with this simple and fun challenge.
Great idea for a surprise . Have one girl sit on a chair in front of a white board while the others write positive phrases about them. She cannot peek at what was being written. Take a picture and give it to them later.
Who can build the longest paper chain? Students will be in groups and using the materials of glue, scissors, and one piece of construction paper they will create the longest paper chain they can. Groups will be competing against one another.
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