Smart trainers know that games and activities can involve adults in learning like no other instructional method and no one knows more about games than Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan. In this must-have resource, Thiagi shows you how to customize more than thirty different kinds of games -- games that fit the circumstances perfectly and that can be designed in mere minutes.
Two training legends offer you a definitive team sourcebook! The world's two best-known team-building facilitators bring youover thirty-five cutting-edge activities. You'll turn to thistreasury of hassle-free, sure-fire games, exercises, andsimulations time and time again. "In keeping with the tradition of continuous learning aboutteamwork, Thiagi and Parker have hit a home run. Teamwork andTeamplay is a must-have for every training bookshelf." --Harvey A. Robbins, co-author, Why Teams Don't Work "I can think of forty reasons to buy this book: thirty-eight gamesand activities, each a gem--plus two of the best writers in thetraining business. I am truly impressed at how well each activityis designed and how easy the rules are to understand." --Steve Sugar, author, Games That Teach; president, The GameGroup The game formats are varied: some short, some long; someicebreakers, some closers; and much more! A game selection matrixenables you to find a game that suits your situation. Plus,training legends Thiagi and Parker share with you their proveninsights on effective teamwork and facilitation.
Let's discover the Middle Ages with children! Are your children getting bored in front of the TV or with their gaming console? And if you offered them recreational medieval activities by giving them a taste for History? This little Kids Experience "Medieval games and activities for children" will help you! Browse fun activities that will help them discover this era and develop their creativity :-) We organize parties for more than ten years so take advantage from our experience in the organization of birthdays events and parties for children of all ages. Tinkering, creating, having fun with your child is a magical moment of sharing. It is also a tremendous opportunity to convey your experien...
'...bubbles over with imaginative ideas... for primary, secondary and other drama teachers.' - Teaching Drama Magazine, Spring 2013. '..this book cheered me up. Buy it and smile. There will be a lot of laughter in your classroom.' - Drama Magazine, Spring 2013. This sequel to the best-selling 101 Drama Games and Activities contains all-new inspirational and engaging games and exercises suitable for children, young people and adults. The activities can be used in teaching drama lessons and workshops as well as during rehearsal and devising periods. The book includes lively and fun warm-up games, as well as activities to develop concentration, focus and team building. The drama strategies can be used as creative tools to explore themes and characters. There are dozens of ideas for developing improvisation (which can be extended over several sessions). There are many new activities for exploring storytelling skills as well as mime and movement.
A collection of 150 unique games and activities to help support teaching in the primary classroom. Designed with busy teachers in mind, the Classroom Gems series draws together an extensive selection of practical, tried-and-tested, off-the-shelf ideas, games and activities guaranteed to transform any lesson or classroom in an instant. Easily navigable, allowing you to choose the right activity quickly and easily, these invaluable resources are guaranteed to save you time and are a must-have tool to plan, prepare and deliver first-rate lessons.
Learning with Music offers an accessible introduction to music education theory for those working in the early years. Using real case studies and rich examples, the book provides practical suggestions to develop the formative ideas of music education, such as melody, rhythm, pulse and timbre, into games and activities for every early years setting. Chapters include a range of tried-and-tested lesson sequences and accompanying developmental benefits, allowing practitioners to confidently create tailor-made lesson plans and manage music sessions, ranging from one child through to larger groups. Each concept is grounded in child development theory, as well as music education theory, giving practitioners an insight into the research-based principles and priorities of music education for their own unique setting. With a clear focus on the benefits of teaching music from birth to preschool, Learning with Music is essential reading for all early years practitioners, as well as students on Early Childhood courses.
Training dynamite! Training mastermind Arthur VanGundy, author of the best-selling Brain Boosters for Business Advantage, has assembled 101 original games and activities guaranteed to satisfy almost every conceivable training need. These dynamic exercises are accompanied by: * Concise objectives * Recommended uses * Suggested audience * Required time * Necessary materials * Detailed procedures * Potential discussion topics * Possible variations . . . and more! Get VanGundy's best-selling game assortment and add these simple, practical, power-packed resources to your training arsenal today!