Serious Fun: Games for 4-9 Year Olds

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Cengage Learning EMEA, 2002 - Education - 76 pages
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Are you serious about having fun wherever you are, whatever you're doing? Then look no further ...Still trying to find the secret of running successful games or simply looking for new ideas. Whether you're looking for games to help break the ice or let off, build trust or encourage teamwork or you simply want to have serious fun, look no further. In Serious Fun: Games for 4-9s, Dynamix share ideas and tips to enable you offer opportunities for successful games play. This book has been written so that adults can develop the games with children or children can use to book for ideas to develop themselves. All the games in this book have been successfully tried and tested with children aged 4-9 in various settings but each group and setting is different and very few games work the same way all the time. For a game to be successful the children must want to play it and will be keen to share their ideas about how to develop the game and make it their own.The games in Serious Fun: Games for 4-9s: are fun mostly require minimal planning and preparation are fully illustrated describe what you need, how you can do it and where it can lead can be used to encourage team building and trust contain practical tips and flag health and safety points provide opportunities for children to develop, play and learn at their own pace include 'snapshots' of how other groups have experienced the activity include 'spotlights' to support adults in thinking about their approach to working with children in a play or childcare setting.This book is part of the Can Do Series, an essential resource for all those who work with children from birth to 14 years in out of school settings including: childcare centres drop-in centres after-school clubs playschemes or playbuses play centres family centres in the home

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