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Macquarie Games

WHEN: 20 April, 8am – 6pm
WHERE: Level 1, 1 Shelley St, Sydney
COST: $65/child

SOLD OUT

The Games are in town: To compete effectively, teams must collaborate! Physical prowess is not enough, it takes strategy, teamwork and creativity to win these games. We take simple tools and traditional games and turn them on their head to put teams against each other in the battle for gold! “Relay cherades,” “balloon wrestling”, and “Paper Wars” just to name a few!

8:00-8:30
Warm Up session

8:30-9:00
Opening Ceremony

9:00-10:30
• Tunnel Ball
• Balloon Wrestling
• Aeroplane Shot Put
• Paper Wars (Heat 1)

10:30-11:00
Morning Tea

11:00-12:30
• Straw Tennis
• Balloon Volleyball
• Discus Plates
• Paper Wars (Heat 2)

12:30-1:30
Lunch

1:30-3:00
• Sock Basketball
• Relay
• Football Blow
• Paper Wars (Final)

3:00-3:30
Afternoon Tea

3:30-5:00
• Memory Mastermind
• Balloon Race
• Tic Tac Toe

5:00-5:30
• StarTime Awards Ceremony

5:30-6:00
• Quiet Activities
• Pack up

Participants will:

  • Compete in teams to develop collaborative and communication skills
  • Employ collaborative problem solving skills
  • Develop winning strategies based on an iterative process in games-based activities
  • Develop bonds through sharing achievements within a team
  • Develop positive attitudes and a sense of gratitude to both winning and losing