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Maybes Aye, Maybes Naw!

An interactive game to explore the truth about knife crime.

Start by...

Ask everyone to go the middle of the room. Explain that you are about to read a number of statements and the answer is Aye (Yes/Agree) or Naw (No/Disagree). Designate one side of the room for Aye and the opposite side for Nae Danger.

Middle bit...

Men are more likely to carry knives than women (Aye)
It is more likely that you will be stabbed by a stranger than someone you know (Nae Danger)
Police can stop and search you if they think you are carrying a knife. (Aye)
Most people who carry knives are under 25 (Nae Danger)

End by...

Come back together as a group and discuss what we think we know about knife crime and how this compares with the truth.

You will need...

Open the link on facts about knife crime.

Timing...

15 mins

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