Teachers, facilitators, team leaders or parents - this practical book will provide you with range of games to keep your group engaged and energized! 50 Ways to Use Your Noodle is a great addition to your tool kit because:
So don't put your noodles away after summer, they can be used all year round with the help of the ideas in this book.
Chris Cavert is the director of an adventure based training program in Texas and Colorado. Chris' many years of training, study and work in physical education, group counselling and experiential exercises offer him a unique and respected ability to train others, and to develop programs that allow people to challenge themselves. Chris is known as a respected counsellor, a skilled and informative trainer, and a playful presenter.
Sam Sikes is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist and is co-founder of Learning Unlimited Corporation in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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