Co-operative games* can mould how your special needs child thinks about himself and help nurture his self-esteem. He will learn to appreciate himself for what he can do, have a sense of pride for trying his best, and become more patient with himself.
Try this game!
Balloon Bop Game
- Goal: Work together to keep a balloon off the ground without kicking it
- Benefit: Learn how to make decisions and understand how actions affect other team members
- Material(s): A balloon
- Get a group to hold hands and form a circle
- Drop a balloon into the circle
- Group members are to move together, using their knees, chests, heads, shoulders, elbows and etc. to keep the balloon in the air
- They cannot use their feet and they must continue to hold hands
*The goal of co-operative games is to get people to work together and solve problems as a team while having loads of fun!
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- Lyons, S. E. (2016) Cooperative Games 101: What Are Cooperative Games and How Can They Help Education? retrieved 29 June 2017
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