Team building activities for kids to build self esteem


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Team building activities for kids to build self esteem

  1. 1. Brought To You By http://teambuildingactivitieshq.comTeam Building Activities ForKids To Build Self Esteem Brought to you by Team Building Activities HQAll Rights Reserved © 2011 Team Building Activities HQ
  2. 2. Brought To You By http://teambuildingactivitieshq.comChildren can have low self esteem for a great many reasons. Andbuilding up self esteem can be a hard job, as once self esteem is gone;it can be tough to get it back. In order to help children thrive and feelself important, team building activities can be done. These activities willhelp children feel closer to the people in their inner circle, and will veryoften help them come out of their shell. This applies to not onlychildren with low self esteem, but children who are shy or afraid tospeak out in a group. When these types of children are put in a place ofworth and acceptance they can thrive.Working with children who need a “boost” of self esteem needs to bewell planned out. The approach you take and the vents you plan will allcome together to create the perfect plan of attack. Help children gainself esteem and self worth by using these team building activities forkids, at your next team building event.Start the Year BingoA nontraditional bingo game can help students break the ice on theirfirst day of school. Students will have to interact with one another inorder to play the game. Have each student draw a fairly large grid offive squares by five squares on a sheet of binder paper. The studentsshould then write a phrase in each square, such as "has an olderbrother or sister," "likes pizza," or "has been to Europe." The object ofthe game is for each student to ask individual classmates what phrases,if any, applies to them. Those classmates should then sign the squarethat applies to them. The game concludes when all students haveAll Rights Reserved © 2011 Team Building Activities HQ
  3. 3. Brought To You By http://teambuildingactivitieshq.commanaged to have a row of squares signed, or one student has everysquare signed.Web AnswersHave all your students sit in the floor in a circle. Sit with the studentsand hold a ball of yarn in your hand. Tell the students your name andone interesting fact about yourself, such as your favorite hobby or yourfavorite actor. Hold a piece of the yarn and toss the ball of yarn to oneof the students in the circle. He must reveal a favorite or interestingfact about himself and hold a piece of the yarn before tossing it tosomeone else. Keep going until everyone has a chance to reveal aninteresting fact. To make sure everyone was paying attention, askquestions about each classmate. Point at a student and say, "What washis interesting fact?" The student who can answer the questioncorrectly earns a small prize.Common ThreeDivide the students into groups of three and have them discuss thingsthey have in common, such as hair or eye color. They must also findunusual things they have in common like each person has a brother anda sister or each persons mother has red hair. Tell them they have 15minutes to find as many common facts as they can. The team whocomes up with the most items in common wins the game.All Rights Reserved © 2011 Team Building Activities HQ
  4. 4. Brought To You By http://teambuildingactivitieshq.comTo learn more about team building activities for theworkplace come visit us at:http://teambuildingactivitieshq.comIf you’d like 31 free icebreakers to take your teambuilding activities to the next level you can get that forfree by visiting: if you’d like an advanced toolbox of team buildingactivities, then I recommend you take a look at this: Rights Reserved © 2011 Team Building Activities HQ