Snakes and Ladders, Candyland, Monopoly, Scrabble Junior, Pictionary Junior, Checkers and Chess.
Playground Games DVD
Are you a Peaceful Playgrounds School with a site license? Pull out the Instructional Games DVD's for lunchroom entertainment and learning. Kids learn playground games including rules, violations and how to play.Watch video. Card Games
love a card game or two. Break open a new pack of cards for: Memory/Concentration, Old Maid, Go Fish, War, Slapjack or matched sets.
Videos/DVDs work particularly well for children. Have kids bring in their favorite movement/exercise video and turn it on to get the wiggles out. Here's a few of our favorites: Cool Aerobics for Kids, Square Dance Made Easy, Physical Ed, Lummi Sticks for Kids, and Kids in Action. Follow the Leader
Tell the children to copy
your clapping as you clap in different ways. You can try fast, slow,
loud, soft, etc. Once the kids catch on, have them take turns being the
Draw a letter on the board (or paper) for all the kids
to see. Then ask them to work together to make the letters. If it's a
letter such as "T", two children can work together by lying on the ground and forming the letter. On letters like
"N", you can have all three work together. Let's put on a show!
a group of kids to stage a play or talent show. Give them a theme or
opening lines to get them started, if they need a little jump start
(how about "Once upon a time, in the kingdom of Rainy Days, a princess
was born with webbed duck feet ... ").