Teacher's Desk
Elena and Val


Station Agents should find a small timer in your Ziploc bag. You may wish to say out loud "45 seconds," "30 seconds," and then count down "10, 9, 8, 7," etc. to add to the suspense of the competition.

Blind Ball

1) Blind Ball:

While blindfolded, collect 2 balls balanced on paper tubes.

1) Roll 5 ledger-sized sheets of paper and keep them tightly rolled with rubber bands.

2) Spread out the tubes in a playing area so that they stand vertically with a ball balanced on top of each.

3) After being blindfolded, the player is spun around 2 times then the clock begins.

4) When the clock starts, the player begins searching for a ball (without crawling). Only one other team member may give them directions.

5) If a ball touches the floor at any time, it is out of play.

6) To complete the game, player must obtain 2 balls (holding them at the same time) within the 60-second time limit.

REQUIRED ITEMS
4 ping-pong balls
4 tubes of paper
1 blindfold

Face the Cookie

2) Face the Cookie:

Using only the face, move cookies from the forehead to the mouth.

1) When the clock starts, player may grab the first cookie and place it on the forehead.

2) The cookie must remain in contact with the face (i.e. player may not toss the cookie from the forehead and catch it in the mouth).

3) If a cookie falls, player may reset an intact cookie on the forehead for the next attempt.

4) To complete the game, the player must hold an intact cookie 3 times with his or her mouth within the 60-second time limit.

REQUIRED ITEMS
- At least 3 cookies

Chop Stack

3) Chop Stack:
Stack 4 glue sticks, using pencils like chopsticks.

1) Prior to game start, lay glue sticks on the table.

2) When the clock starts, the player attempts to stack the glue sticks on the table vertically using only the chopsticks.

3) To complete the game, all 4 glue sticks must remain vertically stacked for 3 seconds within the 60-second time limit.

REQUIRED ITEMS
- Two pencils to use as chopsticks
- 4 glue sticks
- Table

Office Tennis

4) Office Tennis:

1) Prior to game start, place the waste paper basket 15 feet away from a designated foul line. Place a second foul line from the basket perpendicular to the other line.

2) When the clock starts, using the clipboards as paddles, the players must volley the paper ball back and forth and land it in the basket.

3) The players may not cross the foul line before the paper ball is hit at least once.

4) The players may not cross the second foul line at any time.

5) The players may not double hit or carry the paper ball at any time.

6) To complete the game, 1 paper ball must remain in the basket within the 60-second time limit.

REQUIRED ITEMS
- 2 standard clipboards
- Balled up pieces of paper
- Waste paper basket

Rapid Fire

5) Rapid Fire:
Player must shoot rubber bands to knock a triangle stack of 6 cups completely off a platform.

1) Set up 6 16-ounce cups in a triangle formation on top of a table. Place foul line 8' away.

2) When the clock starts, player must stay behind the foul line and shoot 1 rubber band at a time at the can triangle.

3) To complete the game, player must clear the table of all cans only by shooting rubber bands within the 60-second time limit.

REQUIRED ITEMS
- Rubber bands
- 6 cups
- Foul line
- Small table