This is an activity that Brinda Green, CTRS found but was originally posted by Shari Burshytn, CTRS of the Children's Village.
Group Size: 2-20
Equipment: Construction paper, pens, markers, colored pencils, glue, paint, etc.
Objective: Leisure education, teamwork, leisure skill development, increasing repertoire of leisure skills
1. Have patients brainstorm together about the benefits of recreation and leisure, and who can benefit from it
2. Break the group into smaller groups of 2-3 depending on the size of the group.
3. Have each group create a public service announcement exploring the benefits of recreation and leisure for THEM PERSONALLY It can be a print ad or a commercial.
4. Have the patients share their finished products with the entire group and have staff vote on the best public service announcement. If possible, give the winning team a prize (i.e. candy).