Cooperative learning games

To cooperate is to work as a team to reach a common goal. In cooperation it is important to involve everyone, where everyone has a responsibility or task to fulfil. Therefore the importance of so-called cooperative learning.

In order to get children to cooperate with each other, it is important to work in class and at home on social skills, respect, learning to share, rules of the game, overview and teamwork. What do you mean? Through activities and games that require the collaboration of several participants.

The following selection of games allows us to develop collaborative attitudes in the little ones with puzzles, board games, stories and association games.

Cooperative Learning Games | Akros Educational
Spin the wheels, look at the pictures and let your imagination run wild! Includes 8 themed wheels with real-world images, 2 rewritable wheels, an erasable marker and cards with icons for assigning the wheels and saying whose turn it is. Work in a group to create amazing stories together!
Game of observation and cooperation for learning to count. Look at the fun pictures in the puzzles, find the number of birds shown on the cards and mark them with the hoop. Count them and complete the task as you play in a team with your friends. This game develops attention and concentration!
Sustainability and environment

Enjoy the seasons of the year!

An original association game to discover activities that are carried out in spring, summer, autumn and winter. The real images invite you to explore the seasons of the year again and again. Each season has a different coloured frame which enables you to associate it with its cards easily. Throw the dice and start playing! Enjoy your favourite season!
Diversity and culture

Discover de continents of the world!

Simple association game to travel through the continents and get familiar with their geographical location and discover the great diversity of landscapes, traditions and cultures that exist in today’s world using real images. Each continent has a different coloured frame which easily enables you to associate it with its cards. Throw the dice and start...
Skills Development Games

Robocoding: coordinates and early coding

Coding without a computer? It’s the best way to start! Spin the roulette wheels and put the robots on the board. Learn about coordinates and first concepts of early coding. Discover how any challenge can be divided into a sequence of smaller steps. Create these sequences of movements with your friends in a cooperative way, and you will find out that there...
Skills Development Games

The challenge of multiple intelligences

Some fun challenges to develop different kinds of intelligences and understand the strengths of each individual. The game is inspired by Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences and allows the eight intelligences proposed by his model to be exercised, as well as identifying which intelligence predominates in each person. 8 intelligences:...
Skills Development Games

Learning about food allergies and intolerances

Do we know what we’re eating? This game lets you discover the most common food, allergies and intolerances, which foods cause them, and what symptoms they can cause. Developed in collaboration with CGD-NE (General Council of Dieticians-Nutritionists of Spain). It helps to generate empathy towards fellow students with food intolerances and encourages their...
Skills Development Games

Learning to prevent bullying

Set of five sequences for teaching children how to prevent situations of bullying before they even happen and equipping them with the strategies to tackle it.
Fine motor skills

Multi-sensory pre-writing tray - xl

Large multisensory tray for developing pre-writing skills and hand-eye coordination by creating figures through touch.  Allows children to create and experiment as a group. Inspired by the Montessori methodology.
Skills Development Games

Resolving conflicts: at home

This series of games consists of seven short stories which relate two different ways of resolving conflicts, showing the consequences of making a good or a bad decision.
Skills Development Games

Resolving conflicts: at school

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This series of games consists of seven short stories which relate two different ways of resolving conflicts, showing the consequences of making a good or a bad decision.
Skills Development Games

Resolving conflicts: lies

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This series of games consists of seven short stories which relate two different ways of resolving conflicts, showing the consequences of making a good or a bad decision.

Children who know how to cooperate develop healthy, positive social relationships and are more likely to make and maintain friendships. Parents and teachers should offer examples of this behavior from a very early age to encourage this attitude in their child.

Benefits of Cooperative Learning Games

Through play, children are able to learn the meaning of values such as cooperation, understanding this concept as collaboration with others to achieve the same objective or purpose.

The ability to cooperate with others is a skill whose usefulness will accompany the child throughout adulthood. It will be easier for them in adulthood to be empathetic, collaborative people and their relationships will be long-lasting and friendly.

How can we get children to cooperate with each other?

Adults should offer the first inspiration to their children within the family. Children imitate the example of adults, and they will come to understand the meaning of the concept of cooperation if they live it in the home.

Depending on the age and maturity level of the child, he or she may be taught to help with certain household chores. The child can help with tasks such as removing dishes from the table, tidying up toys or keeping the room clean as much as possible.

In the classroom, they can learn how to help other children who need help with homework, or participate in the collection of material at the end of the class, among other tasks. They can also run simple errands for their teachers.

Children are more likely to appreciate the value of collaboration if they are consulted in decision-making that concerns them. They are more involved when asked to give their opinion on the execution plan of pending tasks, such as the organisation of a party.

Children need simple instructions to know unequivocally what is expected of them. If the children are very young, they will not yet have developed a sense of retention and understanding of time frames, and they will also find phrases with ulterior motives or ironic ones alien to them. Similarly, they also need to receive praise or recognition if they are to carry out their duties.

Group activities greatly enhance cooperation among children. This includes everything from team sports to crafts, as well as games and activities where children play different roles in plays that are easy for children to understand.

During the mechanics of the game or activity, they get used to situations such as taking turns doing a task, doing a common task or sharing game elements, which they can then extrapolate to their daily lives.

This is not the only skill we can help children develop through play: at the Akros online shop you have specific toys to increase their memory and ability to concentrate, to stimulate them in learning to read or to help them improve their speech and pronunciation, among others.

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