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Group Dynamix Teaming Tip 6 count

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Goal:
To have an individual or team work together to a full six count.

When first seen, this gets a lot of ooh’s and aaahh’s, but only if you can pull it off yourself. This is one of those activities you do first and see if they can follow. It is recommended to only show them once. If you can’t do the following, then ask for a volunteer. It makes it more fun anyway.

First, have a volunteer come forward. Instruct the volunteer that you are going to test them on team coordination. The test is simple. First, let them know that his or her right arm will be placed in only two positions – either straight up by the ear or straight down by your waist. The left arm will be in three positions, straight up by their ear, out to the side like an airplane wing or straight down by the side. When instructed he or she will move his or her arms to the corresponding positions on each beat, from one to six.

Left Right
1. Up 1. Up
2. Side 2. Down
3. Down 3. Up
4. Up 4. Down
5. Side 5. Up
6. Down 6. Down

Both the left and the right arms have to move at the same time with each count. As the laughter settles down have everyone try. Once done with practicing, ask for six volunteers to come to the front and demonstrate for everyone.

Variations:
After everyone has had a turn in practicing, have everyone go back a form teams of six and have them come up with their most creative form of six count.

Safety:
Make sure that everyone has room enough to move around with arms fully extended.

Muk-Chi-Ba

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

This unique “Rock, Paper, Scissors” game is played using the feet to form the rock, paper, and scissors.  Two players face each other to play.  They say Muk-Chi-Ba and jump into the air on “Ba!”  If a player lands with his feet together, he has played “Rock”.  If he lands with his feet apart, he has played “Paper”.  If he lands with one foot in front of the other, he has played “Scissors”.  The players can jump as high as possible and wait until the last moment to move their feet into landing position. 

Variation:  When you lose, instead of just being out, you become the cheering committee for whoever has beaten you.  If they lose, then you go with that winner and cheer for them.  This continues until eventually one person has the whole group cheering for them!

I need buns tag

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

How you play?
Start the game with a leader choosing someone to be “It”. The “It” in this game are the “Hot Dog Makers.” If an “IT” tags another player during this game, the tagged player will lie down on his/her back and begin to yell, “I need buns!” This player can be save by two other free players sliding in next to the tagged player and all three need to sing the first verse of the Oscar Meyer Song. “Oh I wish I were an Oscar Meyer Winner – that is what I’d really like to be – FREE!” On the word FREE, all three players can stand-up as free players and continue the game. If an “IT” is close-by, the players are safe as long as they are down and singing. Play for a few minutes and then applaud the “It’s” for keeping the group moving and then select other “Hot Dog Makers” to play again.

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