ERIC Number: ED241249
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Outdoor Education: Opening and Closing Activities.
Mingie, Walter, Comp.
Opening activites (to create an atmosphere of cooperation and a desire to work, explore, and learn together) and closing activities (to summarize what has happened or been learned) for outdoor education programs are described. All activities are intended to incite enthusiasm to learn and make the learning activity a desired, joyful experience. Opening activities are "Who Am I?""Rope Circle,""Color Search Puzzle,""Back to Back Stand Up,""Names on Foreheads,""Rope Duo," and "Scavenger Hunt." Activities suitable for either opening or closing are "Johnny Whoops,""Kim's Game,""Magic Sticks,""Names on Back,""Snail," and "Peanut Hunt." Closing Activities are "Appreciations,""Animal House,""Crazy Walk,""Knots--Web of Life,""Lap Game,""Pass a Smile, Squeeze, Clap,""Pruii-Raincloud,""Sound Off," and "Rain Storm." Six resource books are listed, with information on price and availability. (MH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Protestant School Board of Greater Montreal (Quebec).