Use these fun team building games to increase your team's motivation and cooperation.
They are perfect to get people engaged at the beginning of a team meeting or to get them energized during a longer session.
Here are three team building ideas to get you started...
If you're looking for fun team building activities to energize people during or after a long meeting, then try Pass the Card. This fun team building game promotes teamwork and friendly competition.
To setup this team building exercise, divide your group into teams of four to eight people. Each team sits on chairs that are lined up side by side. Place a deck of cards on the floor next to the chair at the far right end of each team's line.
Once the teams are setup, read the following instructions to the teams and then give them 5 minutes to plan their strategy...
Source: Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers: 50 Exercises that Get Results in Just 15 Minutes
Another game you can use for team building in the workplace is the Water Carry. The objective of this fun team building game is to problem-solve as a group and deal with frustration if the task is not easily accomplished.
This game can be played with a single team of four to twelve people. If you have a larger group or want to include some competition, you can divide your group into two or more teams of four to twelve people each.
Fill ten paper cups about three-fourths full with water. Place five on the ground at one end of the room and five at the other end. The cups should be at least twenty feet apart from each other if possible.
Have each team gather together lined up and centered between their set up cups. Place the cafeteria-type tray on the ground next to the team.
Read the following instructions to the teams...
Most groups will try to hop with the tray at first, but this spills water. The best way to accomplish the task is to pass the tray down a line and for the person at the end to hop to the front of the line so that the chain can continue all the way to the end of the line.
If you are looking for fun team building games that promote teamwork, problem-solving and creativity,then try A Bridge of Strength.
Gather the materials. Prepare the cardboard box for the task by removing any flaps and making certain that the top of the box is entirely open. Place all the materials on a tabletop along with the box.
Read the following instructions to the team...
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