How to play this fun game – Back-to-Back Get Up!

Introduce this fun challenge to the young siblings, cousins or friends this winter break to encourage team work and build gross muscle control. The Game of the Week is Back-to-Back Get Up!

Group Size:

Any size

Age Group:

Grades 3-5, Grade 6+

Length of Activity:

Under 10 minutes

Developmental Goal:

To develop verbal communication, cooperation and strategic thinking.



Before You Start:

Skills Practiced: Balance and gross muscle control.

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

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