Back-to-Back Get Up

  1. Cooperative Games
  • Any Size

  • Grades 3-5

  • None

Development Goal

To develop verbal communication, cooperation and strategic thinking.

Before You Start

  • Divide group into pairs.
  • Have everyone stand back to back.

Set Up

Designate a space for the group to move comfortably.

How to Play

  • Have partners cooperatively press their backs together and then have them try to sit down slowly, without the use of their hands.
  • Once pairs sit down, have them try to stand back up while still pressing their backs together and moving their feet close to their bottoms.


Increase the size of the group working together.