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Paper houses - an activity

Purpose. To get people to work together, encourage co-operation, discussion and imaginative thinking, and to break down barriers.

Procedure

Divide people into small groups

Give each group the same amount of newspapers and a roll of parcel tape

born and bred homeChallenge them to build a house large enough for one person to sit inside using the material given.

Explain the house must be freestanding and should stand even when there is no one inside.

Materials needed:

Newspapers.

Rolls of Tape.

Name of agency/originator: Southern Educational Library Board Community Relations Resource Pack.