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Determination Quotes

Determination Quotes

“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination.”~Tommy Lasorda “Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.”~Abraham Lincoln “You don’t have to get it perfect; you just have to get it going....

Cooperation Quotes

Cooperation Quotes

“Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off.” ~Franklin D. Roosevelt “Nature is based on harmony. So it says if we want to survive and...

Honesty Quotes

Honesty Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! “Honesty is always the best policy.” ~George Washington “The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it...

Honesty Quotes

Positivity Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.” ~Buddha “One of the things I learned the hard way was that it...

Compassion Quotes

Compassion Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! “Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things." ~Thomas Merton “Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live...

Wisdom Quotes

Wisdom Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! “A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.”~Herb Caen “From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his...

Dependability Quotes

Dependability Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! “Where would you be without friends? The people to pick you up when you need lifting? We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to...

Resilience Quotes

Resilience Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! “When we face the worst that can happen in any situation, we grow. When circumstances are at their worst, we can find our best.” - Elisabeth Kübler-Ross “Our greatest...

Human Scrabble

Magazine Cover

Divide the whole group into smaller groups of 4 – 6 people. Provide each group with a large sheet of paper and drawing materials. Each group is to design a magazine cover touting an accomplishment for which the larger group as a whole could be famous. It doesn’t have...

Human Scrabble

I Forget!

Arrange the participants in groups of 3 - 7 for this story-telling exercise. Make up a negative story title that is age-appropriate for the group. One person in each group starts by making up the first part of the story. After a few sentences, or when they become...

Net-Working

Have the group stand in a circle, shoulder to shoulder then take 2 giant steps backwards. Give one person a ball of yarn. Have them unwind a portion that they think will reach across the circle, hold the end then toss the ball of yarn across the circle to someone else….

The Gauntlet

Divide the class into groups. You can use seating arrangements such as a row or table to define the groups or create groups on your own. Instruct each group to…