We are Gamers

Learning Objectives

  • Lesson objectives
    • Appreciate similarities to other campers
    • Express one’s unique talents
  • Socioemotional learning objectives
    • Cooperative
    • Welcoming
    • Creative


  • Worksheet
  • Paper rolls
  • Scrap paper
  • Stickers


  • Gather campers together and note that playful gamers are cooperative: a good team is valuable in many circumstances
  • Team members need to have some similarities and some differences. We are welcoming of those differences and we appreciate our similarities
  • Present them with a challenge: they need to find a way that they are similar to another camper
  • When they find a similarity, write the similarity on the inside of two paper roll
  • Give one roll to one person and the other to another
  • Playful gamers are creative: have campers use the craft supplies to make armbands out of each roll. Use the outside to showcase your unique gaming skills
  • Challenge campers to find more similarities with other campers and list them inside their armbands

Notes and Discussion


  • Find ways to remind campers of what they have in common throughout the rest of the week.