Downloadable Activity: Don't Flip Out! (If Winning Isn't Everything, Why Do I Hate to Lose?)

Classroom Activity for Students to Practice their Sportsmanship Skills

Bryan Smith


Join in on the fun with an activity from Bryan Smith’s If Winning Isn’t Everything Why Do I Hate to Lose? Students will practice their sportsmanship skills during a coin flip game called “Don’t Flip Out.” Extend the learning with If Winning Isn’t Everything Why Do I Hate to Lose? Activity Guide with more to choose from!

This exercise is recommended for grades 2–5 and can also blend with a math lesson for money counting or probability exercises.

Materials needed:

    • "Don't Flip Out!" scoring sheet (provided as a PDF)
    • One quarter for each group
    • Two crayons for each group

An email address must be provided to obtain the activity.

Produced by Boys Town Press

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