Monday, November 17, 2014

Minute to Win It Round 3

Time for another Minute to Win It program!  We had one parent mention to us that one of our local districts is now getting out of school so late that it is hard to make it to the library in time for our 4:00 programs. We will be looking at pushing them back a little bit later to try and make things more convenient for our families.

But! Onto the fun part--the games! We have done two Minute to Win It programs in the past and they are such a joy to plan. I love seeing our normal supplies get twisted into games and I also enjoy the logistical aspects of putting this program on. Each one requires a slightly different set up.

The games I chose this time around were: Stack Attack, Floatacious, Back Flip, Don't Blow the Joker, and A Bit Dicey.  I put together a YouTube playlist so you can learn the rules:

Here's a list of the supplies you need for each game (per player in each round):

Back Flip: 6-8 pencils
Stack Attack: 28 plastic cups (video says 36, whichever works better for you)
Don't Blow the Joker: 1 soda pop bottle (you can use new ones or wash ones out of the recycling and fill with water) and a deck of cards
A Bit Dicey: Popsicle sticks and 6 die
Floatacious: 6 soda pop cans with the tabs removed, a bowl filled with water, and a plastic plate

I like to make signs for the stations because it makes it look more polished.