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Co-operation!

This week we have been exploring the idea of working democratically and solving problems together. In two teams, the children devised  an obstacle course using whatever props they could find around the classroom, trying to make it as interesting as possible. Afterwards, each group demonstrated to the other team how to use their obstacle course and they took turns using each other’s courses.

We talked about why it is better, if people are working together, for everyone to be co-operative. How do we know if someone isn’t? What sort of problems arise if people do not co-operate? We also talked about  what gets in the way of being co-operative such as thinking faster than someone else or being irritated by someone else, and how we can manage these feelings.

We ended the session with each child finishing the sentence “I was co-operative when …”.

Superb ideas and great team work by everyone today!

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