Like a Fish in Water

Like a Fish in Water

Dive into the water and accumulate the waste to make your team win!

Target: Counselors
Members: Everyone
Type of tool: Activities
Ages: 5-6 years, 7-8 years, 9-12 years, 13 and Over
Group size: One group
Value: $3   Free
Healthy eating Physical activity


In this active game, players will work as a team to clear all the trash out of the water. The team that collects the most trash wins.


  • Healthy eating knowledge
  • Environmental knowledge
  • Motor skills

Suggested variant(s)

  • Change the team members to make it more dynamic.
  • Set a time limit.
  • Carry out this activity in a paddling pool or in splash pads.
  • Instead of working in teams, ask the players to collect the objects in the pool in large group, trying to be as fast as possible.


Make young people aware of the importance of not throwing garbage into bodies of water.

Required material(s)

  • Variety of floating and sinking objects (e.g. balls, dive rings, pool noodles)