A strong team is an essential part of an effective YPAR project. Here you can find lessons that will give youth the chance to get to know how best to work together and understand one another.

Fun Icebreakers

Objectives

  • To become more comfortable with one another
  • To have fun

Getting to Know Each Other

Objectives

  • To get to know each other better
  • To encourage self reflection

Verbal Communication

Objectives

  • To improve verbal communication skills

Non-verbal Communication

Objectives

  • To practice communicating without words to become a stronger team

Trust-Building

Objectives

  • To build trust between participants
  • To come together as a team

Understanding Roles in Teams

Objectives

  • To understand different forms of decision making
  • To agree on what form to use in this group or project

Decision Making Processes

Objectives

  • To understand different forms of decision making
  • To agree on what form to use in this group or project

Energizers

Objectives

  • To increase energy level of group
  • To facilitate active participation in a lesson