Old Fashioned Fun on Fun Monday

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After a hiatus of several weeks, Fun Monday was back in action again. This time the goal was pure fun, although the pupils did get a good physical workout in some activities and hand-eye coordination was required in several more. The Fun Monday group managed to play a total of six different Minute-to-Win-it games. The game above is called Junk in the Trunk. The goal was for a player to get all six table tennis balls out of the tissue box tied around his/her waist within the 60-second time limit. With lots of interesting contortions all of the players succeeded in emptying their boxes within a minute.

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Not all activities were photographed, but the photo collage above shows pupils playing the M&M Face Challenge. The object of this game is for the player to create a smiley face on the paper plate with the M&M’s.  The challenge is that the player must suck up an M&M using a straw, run over and place it in its position on the paper plate, and continue until the entire smiley face is done.

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The Tilt-A-Cup task was where each player bounced a table tennis ball into cup, then stacked a new cup on top of the ball, and then bounced another table tennis ball into it. The challenge was to continue until all six cups contained a table tennis ball, thereby creating a wibbly wobbly tower.

The Nutstacker was another game requiring focus. Players needed to  create one stack of four metal nuts by sliding them off a chopstick without touching them with their hands.

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In the This Blows challenge the player needed to knock all the cups off of the table using only the air from the balloon within the 60-second time limit.

Although we started by awarding a point to anyone who succeeded in a Minute-to-Win-it challenge, the games were so interesting and absorbing that we all lost track/interest in keeping any kind of score. We just enjoyed cheering one another on!

 

 

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