Activities

Our group activities at your fingertips — search by age group, how big your group is, the kind of activity you want to do or the topic you want to explore. If you want activities to do at home, check out Dream Big at Home, our home activities site.

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Everybody up

Getting everybody on their feet. Needs 2 or more people at each location.
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Compost Cake

Discover how to make nutrient-rich compost to grow your own produce - a long-term project for any group willing to get their hands dirty!
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True or False

A game for getting to know people
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Poverty & Pollution

A discussion and creative activity to explore the combined effects of poverty and pollution.
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Action Name Game

An easy and fun game to learn names
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Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

A popular action song
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Musical Meeting

A game for getting to know each other
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Spaghetti Towers

Work in small groups to build the tallest and most stable tower out of spaghetti and marshmallows
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The Trading Game

Think about world trade with this simulation game
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The sun shines on...

An energetic game that will mix your group up a bit
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Raft Building

Flooding and seal level rises could cause more climate refugees - can you co-operate effectively to build a raft to reach safety?
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Pizza Food Miles

Get you group thinking about food miles, and eating tasty pizza!
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Call a Name

A fun name game with throwing and catching added
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Peace Words

An energetic activity to get young people thinking about peace
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Climate Refugees

Families in some parts of the world are already having to flee their homes due to the effects of climate change - this activity explores some of their stories
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Trees people and CO2

In this variation of Goblins, Wizards and Giants see whether the trees can win against all the Co2
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Co-operative Chairs

A cooperative twist on a classic game
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Sticky Aliens

A cooperative tag game
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Chain Tig

Tig / Tag Game
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In the picture

Discuss the way young people are shown in articles, photos and adverts in the media.
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Simon Says Australian Style

A twist on a classic game
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Bird Behaviour

Head to your local park, nature reserve, or even just a tree-lined street to discover the behaviour of different bird species in your neighbourhood.
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Flowers, Insects & Frogs

Try this warm-up game to understand how species depend on each other in an ecosystem - you’ll need at least 10 people in the group to make this work!
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5 things in 5

Start to think and to understand some of the problems faced by asylum seekers and refugees.

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