Chicken Impulse

(Project Adventure Book p. 240) Equipment: Rubber Chicken

• Split class into 2 even groups – First 4 on each color team for example
• Students sit down facing (backs?) to each other, 12 inches between teams
• Students hold hands with the person on either side of them
• The rubber chicken will be at the end of the line between the last two players on each team
• Close eyes, except for the two people at the beginning of each line
• The teacher flips a coin
• If the coin lands on heads – both teams send down the pulse to the end of the line and tries to be the first to grab the chicken.
• If the coin lands on tails, neither team sends an impulse down the line
• Teams gets a point when they are able to send the pulse down their line by using the hand pulse technique
• Teams lose a point if a pulse is passed down, or chicken grabbed when the coin landed on tail

Gotcha

• Whole groups stands in a circle – close enough to touch hands.
• Everyone puts left hand out and open (palm up).
• Right hand with finger resting above neighbor’s left open palm.
• On the count of three, try to catch  your neighbor’s finger, while trying to avoid being caught by your neighbor.

Team Tag:

• This is an everyone is it game.
• You are trying to tag other people and they are trying to tag you.
• However, people are split into smaller groups of three or four and each group is given a different color ball.
• Now, if a person is tagged they take a knee and can only get back in if someone from their team throws them their team ball.

Human Knot (Knot my Problem):

• Coil-up a looped rope (ends tied together) and place it in the center of the group.
• Ask participants to reach across the coil of rope and grab a section of rope with one hand.
• Once this is done, ask folks to reach across and grab another section of rope with their other hand.
• When participants have a hold of the rope with both hands they shouldn’t let go.
• The object is for the group to untangle the rope.
• Participants can slide their hands along the rope but may not let go.

Circle The Hoop:

• Participants stand in a circle and link hands with a hula-hoop around a designated set link hands to start.
• The group must then pass the hula-hoop around the circle by passing it over and under their bodies and arms, without letting go of each other’s hands.
• An added challenge is to add a second hoop traveling in the opposite direction.

NASCAR:

• With the group standing in a circle and each person holding a rope (ends tied together) the teacher will start a stopwatch and time how long the knot in the rope can be passed around the circle and back to the starting spot.