Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Skateboards and Scriptures

My life revolves around Seminary and I am fine with that.

As part of our "Love One Another" week, this morning, I prepared an activity that could have been really bad-out-of-control OR so memorable-amazing-awesome that I want to share with other youth leaders and teachers.

Thankfully, the later is the case and I am excited to share.
This is not my original idea.
I adapted it based on a human "Hungry Hungry Hippos" game/activity I saw posted on Facebook.

As much fun as this was, I am confident my students learned something in the process, which is the main goal.
I truly believe in working hard AND playing hard.
My students work hard every day. They are up at 5 am, or earlier, in Seminary class by 6, then off to school for a full day. After school, many of them are on to sports, band, lessons, homework, etc. Every school day, they give their best efforts. Today, we played as hard as they work.

Who knew that Skateboards and Scriptures would be such fun combination.

Click HERE for full details and instructions for this activity.
See below for photos of some of the fun ( to enlarge the photos, click on them):




























2 comments:

Jessica said...

My YW have been wanting to do this for an activity...my only worry is ruining the gym floor. Did it scuff up the floor?

Margaret Christian said...

No, the wheels were rubberized and the floors were not harmed. The author does comment that although no injuries were incurred helmets will be used in the future to protect contestants heads.