EVERYONE STANDING IN A CIRCLE.
HANDS OUT TO THE SIDE (EACH PERSONS’ RIGHT HAND IS DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF THE LEFT HAND OF THE PERSON ON THEIR RIGHT).
ONE STUDENT STARTS BY THROWING A HAND CLAP TO HER LEFT NEIGHBOR, AND THE NEIGHBOR PASSES THE CLAP TO HIS LEFT NEIGHBOR.
PLAY THIS TILL THE CLAP REALLY FLOWS NICELY AROUND THE CIRCLE. TIME THE ATTEMPTS AND SEE HOW QUICKLY THE GROUP CAN DO 3 LAPS.
PURPOSE: ENCOURAGE TEAMWORK, LAUGHTER, FUN, BLOOD FLOW AND GETTING ENERGIZED AT THE START OF A DAY OR LESSON.
ACTIVITIES FOR PASTORAL CARE & WELLBEING CLASSES
All activities have been adapted by Unleashing Personal Potential from www.improvencyclopedia.org, www.reachout.com, www.playmeo.com, www.tom.edu.au, and through years of practice in education. Thanks to the many educators who have contributed to this list of tried and tested activities.
For more activities like this (and much more), check out THRIVE Online Lesson Modules for Pastoral Care and Wellbeing.