Scavenger search to encourage the development of co-operation, 5th to 11th grade in the Czech education system

  1. The class is split into groups of approx. 5 students.
  2. Each groups is asked to collect, in the shortest possible time, any items whose first letters represent all the letters of the alphabet (A − atlas, B − book,…).
  3. The fastest group to fulfil the task wins.

How this resource relates to Shaping Characters objectives

  • Attitudes and attributes
  • Education techniques
  • Motivation and resilience
  • Partnership working

Actual outcomes


Resources required

Suitable environment

Time needed

20 minutes to deliver

What could have been done differently or is planned for future repeats?

Clear rules must be created. Only one student at a time can look for the items, and bring only one item with them. Then another student starts.

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