Team Building Activities

The following are some generic team building exercises tackling specific team development skills, team dynamics and knowing how teams work that you can use right away in any team building training or tailor them further to suit your specific learning objectives.

 

Sabotage
This is an excellent team building activity that highlights the importance of trust between team members (without having them do the famous trust fall). Read more about this training activity

 

 

In the Circle
This activity is a lot of fun and is suitable for large groups. It requires a lot of co-ordination and teamwork between the group in a fun way. Read more about this training activity

 

Stereotypes
A fun activity that can help build empathy for others. The activity is around stereotyping and how we tend to put people in boxes and how often we are wrong. Read more about this training activity

 

Human Mannequins
A quick and fun activity for a team or a group to break the ice and start to know each other where they get to pose as mannequins in a department store and take pictures of themselves if they wish. Read more about this training activity

 

Who said that?
A fun quick warming up activity using inspirational quotes that are appropriate for leadership and the workplace. Read more about this training activity

 

No Means No
A fun quick activity for people to get to know each other better. Read more about this training activity

 

Blind puzzler
Another fun activity using blind folds and puzzles to promote teamwork, trust and collaboration. Read more about this training activity

 

Flippy Flip
A fun team building activity to promote communication, collaboration and teamwork. The activity requires good communication between the team and good planning skills as well. Read more about this training activity

 

Paper Ball Fight
This can be a good activity for a group or a team that was experiencing some tension between the team members. Read more about this training activity

 

Mannequin
A fun game that works well if the group or team know each other well. Read more about this training activity

 

Memory Race
This is a great team building activity that highlights the importance of coordination and collaboration. It’s also a lot of fun. Read more about this training activity

 

Blow On The Target
A fun, easy competitive game for competitive groupsRead more about this training activity

 

Cotton ball race
Another fun competitive game that can add a lot of fun to any class and encourages teamwork and collaboration.Read more about this training activity

 

Chopstick relay race
A fun game that encourages team communication, collaboration and support.Read more about this training activity

 

Turn The Tablecloth
This is a challenging team building activity that will require a team to work together, use creative thinking and communicate clearly and also have loads of fun.Read more about this training activity

 

Balloon Match
This is a high energy game for the group to have some fun in an active way and also help develop planning and strategizing skills. Read more about this training activity

 

Balloons and Pins
This is an excellent quick, fun simple activity that shows the value of team work, it will get everybody energized and moving around the room and excited about the training ,  It can be a great opener for your team building class. Read more about this training activity

 

The Bridge contract 
Congratulations! Your team has the opportunity to win a 1 million dollar contract in bidding for a major construction project.  The customer has designed a challenging project to help them choose the most effective team amongst a number of rival companies. This fun activity where teams will compete to construct a free standing bridge that allows all team members to pass under it (One at a time) Read more about this training activity

 

The Flying Carpet
The team are flying over the desert on their flying carpet and suddenly they spot a stand storm heading towards them in the opposite direction.  The team will have to turn the carpet around to escape crashing and a slow and agonising death but there are some problems.  Read more about this training activity

 

Each shepherd  needs to guide his/her  group of blind sheep into the pen using  only a whistle. This is a challenging team building activity where each team needs to come up with a very good plan to be able to  communicate non-verbally. Read more about this training activity

 

Pass the Cards - Team Building Version
Participants of each team are tasked with  passing  cards as quickly as possible in relay style  to move the whole deck of cards from one location to the other  faster than the other team. Read more about this training activity

 

The numbers field
A challenging competition between teams where you can debrief and highlight several key points about high performing teams. Read more about this training activity

 

Team wrap
Split your class into teams and wrap each team up with plastic wrap. It's hillarious! Read more about this training activity

 

Balloons in the air
This is a quick fun activity you can use with almost any group to demonstrate that everyon's role is important in any team. Read more about this training activity

 

Balance It Out
1- Divide the group into two or three teams of three or more.
2- Use masking tape to mark a start and a finish line on the floor with a distance of about 7 - 8 meters between them.  Read more about this training activity

 

Did you know that we just added a FREE review game to each of our full course training packages?

It adds loads of fun and ends your training class on a high note!

The game is all done in Power Point and comes packed with questions and answers around your training package so you can easily review the content of the training, enhance retention and ensure your training participants are engaged till the very end. Just split your class into teams that compete to win a final competition by answering questions and getting points in a series of fun rounds.

That’s not all! 

Just like our training material packages, the game is completely customizable so you can easily use it with other training topics you teach. Just change the questions/answers, images…etc, Save as a new file & create any number of other review games and always end each class you teach on a high note. Watch this short video: