Tag Archives: New Games

PLAY Takes the Boring Out of Dreary Days

Now is the time to play with your kids.  Whatever their age.  Why now? Because it is February and it is dreary outside and school continues, day after day after day.  It seems FOREVER until summer.  It feels like there … Continue reading

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Make Chores into Games

“I’m always the last one picked.” “Why do I always have to keep score?” “Only ten guys get to play.  I’m never good enough.” Games are for winners and losers, right?  Not really.  Games are for the enjoyment of all, … Continue reading

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Hula Hoops and Marines

I’m preparing for a weekend with Quakers.  Our Quarterly Meeting.  How does a Friend ready herself to spend a three-day weekend with Quakers? By assembling my list for New Games and Adventure Based Counseling (ABC) games and initiatives, of course. … Continue reading

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Being On Stage

“All the World is a Stage.” Kids know when the adult thinks the curtain has fallen, the lights turned off and the audience has gone home.   They have this uncanny ability to know when the adult is “faking it.”  The … Continue reading

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Workshop: New Games Plus

Experiencing Quaker Values through New Games Concepts Workshop For Youth and Youth Leaders NEW GAMES BASICS: 1.Safe and Fun 2.Leader always plays 3.Anyone can play 4.Can be used to experience a variety of outcomes, we would like to use this … Continue reading

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ABC and Games

When I give a presentation I try to always give credit to those whose ideas and creativity I have incorporated, usually somewhat mangled to meet my needs, but still–it was their idea, hard work and ingenuity that gave the rest … Continue reading

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