LEARNING + FUN = US
Someone once said ‘learning stuff is easier when it’s fun’. We’re not sure who that was but we’re 100% sure they’re right!
Education specialists have been looking into the benefits of having fun and its impact on learning, and the truth is that when you’re engaged in an activity that you find fun, you increase the chance of remembering what you’ve learnt due to a rise in dopamine, the brain’s ‘memory chemical’. That’s great news because having fun and growing your knowledge shouldn’t be mutually exclusive.
School event planners have been coming to us for their school events for years, and often the same schools will come and do similar events with us, with different age-groups, year after year! Our school excursions and school incursions can be a great way to kick off a new year, or a new term. They can also be a fun way to introduce new leadership groups and get students working together in a unique way. Our school events can also make up part of a longer school carnival, or more simply be a fun way to finish off a school year, celebrate impending graduation and have some proper fun!
THE TEAMWORK SIDE TO THE GAMES
Our awesome school events offer teachers and students the ability to jump out of the classroom and into a range of challenges and puzzles designed to emphasise teamwork and problem solving through physical and mental games.
Our school excursion and school incursion events are inclusive, supportive, encouraging, value-driven and goal-oriented. This ensures everyone has a great time by enabling them to excel in areas of interest and skill set.
Teamwork, time management, risk management, leadership, planning and strategy are not only beneficial skills for adults already in the workplace, they are essential lessons for young people entering and developing in high-school and university. We put all these things into practice in a fun yet challenging way. It’s important to note that no one fails in a school event, but teams do learn first-hand that we’re stronger together than we are alone. Students see very quickly through a multitude of challenges that their differences and unique traits are in fact strengths that work best in combination, thus creating a high performance team.
We actually talk teams through the fact that there are different personalities in every group but all of those are legitimate and necessary. There are quiet and reserved people, loud and boisterous people and everyone in between. Learning to negotiate with these people in a semi-stressful challenge (that is still a game) is an important lesson to learn. All personalities are essential to making up a successful team and how you deal with different personalities is a key ingredient to success in life and work.
Having said all of that – please rest assured school event planners, we don’t beat you over the head with the theory, these games are designed for 100% fun. However afterwards, you’ll notice that ‘lightbulb’ moment as you, and the students, realise how much they’ve learned 😉
SUITABLE FOR EVERY KID
We run school events for all ages with specifically designed games suited to the age and outcome goals of the group. All of our school events are hosted by professional, blue card accredited actors who are excellent at engaging young people. One very important goal or ours is that the various fun, engaging, unique and challenging school excursions and school incursions we offer will be something that students remember, learn from and look back on fondly for years to come.
WHERE WE PLAY
We have literally been all over this wonderful country of ours running these school events and can either come to your school, find a place just away from school or have you come into your nearest CBD to make a game happen. We’ve never been somewhere we couldn’t make work for one of our games so even if you don’t yet know where you want to go, we’ll figure it out!
So if you are a school activity planner and are looking for a fun, creative, engaging and rewarding school event, we’ve got you covered. Call or email us now to discuss any or all of the following: School Excursions, School Incursions, School Events, School Carnivals, School Activities.