Islands are laid out in a designated area of play. Groups must travel from point A to point B by only stepping on the islands.
paper (or anything else that represents islands)
1. Lay out papers to represent islands. Islands can be laid out in easy/difficult patterns.
2. Groups can be smaller/larger depending on difficulty
3. The children may not be able to verbally communicate, or they must have to hold hands in a line through the entire journey.
4. The children may not be able to verbally communicate, or they must have to hold hands in a line through the entire journey.
5. A rule could be made where the first person cannot step off of the last island until the last person is on the first island, etc.
6. Additionally, if someone steps into the water, an island may be removed from his or her team, making the challenge more difficult.
7. The game ends when everyone gets to one end to the other end successfully.
8. This may be presented as a competition between two teams, a race against the clock, or both!
What was the hardest part of the game?
How did you work with the teammates to make it across the islands?
What would you have done differently?
How did you communicate nonverbally?