The Wrecking Yard of Games and Activities
  • The Wrecking Yard of Games and Activities
  • The Wrecking Yard of Games and Activities

The Wrecking Yard of Games and Activities

by Alanna Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 1882883357

ISBN-13: 9781882883356

Pub. Date: 08/28/1998

Publisher: Idyll Arbor, Incorporated

This is the wRECking Yard - the place where activities and games (productive RECreation) help people put lives together. Alanna Jones has crafted 104 activities for groups of children, adolescents, adults, and older adults that help you teach them teamwork, self-esteem, self-discovery, leisure education, communication, anger management, and fitness. First of all, each…  See more details below

Overview

This is the wRECking Yard - the place where activities and games (productive RECreation) help people put lives together. Alanna Jones has crafted 104 activities for groups of children, adolescents, adults, and older adults that help you teach them teamwork, self-esteem, self-discovery, leisure education, communication, anger management, and fitness. First of all, each one is fun. Second, each one helps the participants understand themselves and their lives better. That's why this book is a favorite with professionals throughout North America who work in everything from psych facilities to church groups. If you teach life skills to children, adolescents, or adults, this book is for you.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781882883356
Publisher:
Idyll Arbor, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
258
Sales rank:
774,030
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Assessing the Group3
Selecting the Game3
Leading the Game5
Leading the Discussion6
Teamwork9
Mega Mini Golf12
Group Banner14
Sticky Spaghetti16
Create a Game18
Three Legged Basketball20
Water Carry Challenge22
Disability Obstacle Course24
Cookie Bake26
Blind Obstacle Course28
Root Beer Float Lifeboat30
Blind Earthball Soccer32
Partner Card Tower34
Create a Skit36
Group Jump Rope38
Puzzle Mix40
Blind Square Observation42
Gift Wrap Challenge44
Over Under46
Towel Volleyball48
Group Hop50
Self-Esteem53
Pass It On56
Include58
Team Leadership60
Gift From the Heart62
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Basketball64
Butterfly Beginnings66
Tattle Tale68
Awards and Trophies70
Mirror72
Label Me74
Great Greeting Cards76
New Newspaper78
Fantastic Frames80
Compliment Collage82
Negative Comment List84
The Unexpected Gift86
Not Cool (But Possibly Fun)88
Quarter Drop90
Orange Pass Relay91
Marshmallow Find92
Spud Swing93
Someone Who... Bingo94
Self-Discovery97
Goal Group100
Sentimental Songs102
The Song and I104
How I See You, How You See Me106
Situation Imitation108
Hats110
To Make This Box Represent Me, I Would112
Family Sculptures114
Human Sculptures116
Music Medley118
Lavish Lyrics120
If I Were a Flower122
New Role124
Unique Qualities126
Leisure Education129
Leisure Theme Collage132
Time Switch134
Family Activity136
Spring Break Plan140
Family Fun Map143
Activity Alphabet146
Leisure Interview148
Teach and Learn150
One Minute152
Interest Sparker156
Bored Board158
Communication Skills161
Silent Volleyball (With a Twist)164
Follow Directions Obstacle Course166
Blind Map Walk168
Direction Direction170
Back to Back172
Tactile Telephone174
20 Step Directions176
Picture Not So Perfeet178
Change Challenge182
Are You Listening184
Missing Words186
Anger Management191
Anger Awareness194
Anger Release196
Beware Aware198
Self-Control Switch200
Anger Choice202
The Bump Sneak204
Knock Out206
Creative Competition208
Team Croquet210
Group Foosball212
The Board Game Challenge214
Puzzle Race216
Fitness217
Why Workout220
Feelings Check222
Lightning224
Pin Soccer226
Follow Me228
Flying Saucer230
Turbo Basketball232
Rabbit Hunt234
Dynamite Disk Golf236
Spider Ball238
Pick a Packet240
Turbo Games242
Alphabetical List of Games243

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