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Top 10 Interactive Group Games

One of the most popular sessions I deliver at conferences all over the world features the presentation of the Top 10 Interactive Group Games and…

School children in back to school classroom setting, with two types of students, wondering how to start the new school year. Photo credit: Megan Soule

Back To School Program Templates

Starting school can be a fun, yet stressful time for students and teachers alike. New schools, new people, new routines, etc. It is also a…

Xmas lights on outside building to reflect Feliz Navidad song with actions. Photo credit: Bob Ricca

Moving to Feliz Navidad

Good friend, playmeo subscriber and exceptional PE (physical education) teacher, Sean de Morton, passed this gem along to me. Sean presented it to his primary…

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Great Example of Teamwork by Students

Click on the link below to view a quick video (opens new tab) and witness a well-oiled machine at work. Awesome teamwork of students skipping rope if…

Three hands depicting rock-paper-scissors variation

Rock-Paper-Scissors Variation

Check out these two ladies as they battle it out for Rock Paper Scissors supremacy, but … with a twist. I love the concept of…

Set-up of a circle of live mousetrap dominoes

Mousetrap Dominoes

Last week, I attended the annual ACCT (Assoc of Challenge Course Technology) conference just out of Austin Texas, USA. What a treat to mix, share…

Leaning Tower of Pisa reflecting Leaning Tower of feetza contest. Photo credit: Marco Ceschi

And the #feetzaring Winner is…

There were many wonderful entries to the Leaning Tower of Feetza contest, but very few which only used 5 pairs of shoes. The winner, standing…

Leaning Tower of Pisa reflecting Leaning Tower of feetza contest. Photo credit: Marco Ceschi

The Leaning Tower of Feetza Contest

One of the quickest and funnest group initiatives I know is The Leaning Tower of Feetza. All this week, we are running a contest to award…

School girl writing at desk, reflecting different learning styles. Photo credit: Pan Xioazhen

Debriefing via Learning Styles

It is no secret that we all learn in different ways.  Wouldn’t it also make sense that we process experiences in different ways as well?…

Hands raised in air as part of Have You Ever variation

Have You Ever? Variation

This Have You Ever variation is shared by my good friend Jim Schoel, long time Project Adventure colleague and author of Islands of Healing, Exploring Islands…

musical co-operation by groups of young people on swings

An Exercise in Musical Cooperation

Just when you think you’ve seen it all… along comes this magical and hypnotic giant public instrument made up of 21 swings which inspires a…

dice used in dropping dice game. Phot credit: Mike Szczepanski

Scattered Points, by Karl Rohnke

Here’s another game involving dice direct from one of the true pioneers of adventure programming – Karl Rohnke. Mentor, player, good friend, and one of…

Two white dice to play fun table activity. Photo credit: Lea Bohm

The Dice Game – Fun Table Activity

I don’t get many opportunities to be a participant, but I took advantage of US-based facilitator Jim Cain‘s workshop tour of Australia this month to learn…