Copyright
Social Science Courses / Course / Chapter

Teamwork: Lesson for Kids

Lesson Transcript
Instructor: Rayna Cummings

Rayna has taught Elementary Education for 12 years (in both 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades) and holds a M.Ed in Early Childhood Education from The Ohio State University

In this lesson, you will learn what teamwork is. We'll discuss how working and getting along with others is used during teamwork and look at some activities to practice building teamwork skills. Updated: 09/12/2022

What Is Teamwork?

Have you ever played on a team before, such as in baseball or cheerleading? On these teams, it's important that you work together and get along with other players or members. This is called teamwork. Teamwork involves working together with other people to get to an end goal.

If you've ever seen the television show PAW Patrol, then you've seen teamwork in action. A 10-year-old boy named Ryder has a group of puppies (Rubble, Sky, Chase, Zuma, Rocky, and Marshall) who use teamwork to help the people of their community, Adventure Bay. These pups share, cooperate (which means to work together), trust one another, and follow Ryder's directions as a team. These characters are using teamwork!

Superheros use teamwork all the time, too. In The Avengers, heroes like Thor and Ironman work together to save the world from supervillains. Sometimes it's hard, but they learn to cooperate with each other and bring their talents together to reach a goal.

An error occurred trying to load this video.

Try refreshing the page, or contact customer support.

Coming up next: 5 Minute Team Building Activities

You're on a roll. Keep up the good work!

Take Quiz Watch Next Lesson
 Replay
Your next lesson will play in 10 seconds
  • 0:04 What Is Teamwork?
  • 1:08 Teamwork Activities
  • 2:36 Lesson Summary
Save Save Save

Want to watch this again later?

Log in or sign up to add this lesson to a Custom Course.

Log in or Sign up

Timeline
Autoplay
Autoplay
Speed Speed

Teamwork Activities

Let's have some fun and engage in some activities that can help you learn to work as part of a team.

Partner Drawing

You'll need a pad of paper and a pencil for this activity. You and your partner stand with your backs against each other. One person gives directions on what to draw, while the other person draws according to the directions. For example, one partner may describe two short vertical lines and two long horizontal lines, all connected by four corners. Can you guess what shape is being described? A rectangle!

To unlock this lesson you must be a Study.com Member.
Create your account

Register to view this lesson

Are you a student or a teacher?

Unlock Your Education

See for yourself why 30 million people use Study.com

Become a Study.com member and start learning now.
Become a Member  Back

Resources created by teachers for teachers

Over 30,000 video lessons & teaching resources‐all in one place.
Video lessons
Quizzes & Worksheets
Classroom Integration
Lesson Plans

I would definitely recommend Study.com to my colleagues. It’s like a teacher waved a magic wand and did the work for me. I feel like it’s a lifeline.

Jennifer B.
Teacher
Jennifer B.
Create an account to start this course today
Used by over 30 million students worldwide
Create an account