Raccoon Circles are an innovative, simple and easy technique for building teamwork for any group, building confidence and social skills, reconnecting them in the process.
The techniques were originally developed by Tom Smith and Jim Cain in 'The Revised and Expanded Book of Raccoon Circles', using the key skills of communication, social skills and teamwork.
Participants will be shown and experience innovative, simple and effective techniques to reconnect your group using team work and problem solving, with clear links to 'assessment for learning' opportunities. The activities promote speaking and listening skills through collaborative learning. Curriculum links are highlighted throughout, promoting maths and English fluency.
The training includes a length of tubular webbing so you can start right away!
Cost: full day: £825 per setting
Cost: twilight / half day* : from £425 per setting
Devon and Cornwall schools training includes a set of the Taking Maths Outdoors webbing pack and booklets
Please note for schools beyond Devon, twilight and half days will be charged at whole day rate.
Travel beyond Cornwall is charged at 45p / mile with additional overnight accommodation where needed.
Contact us to see how you can reconnect your class with Raccoon Circles.
The activities make use of a length or lengths of tubular webbing which support the development of team work and problem solving skills.
It draws on the power of connection through forming a circle, as used in Circle Time and parachute games, providing a sense of unity and connection.
Contact us to see how you can reconnect your group with Raccoon Circles!
Training provided by Deborah Lambert, co-author of Bloomsbury's award winning National Curriculum Outdoors series.
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