Team Building Activity: Claim your country
You just found out that you inherited a large piece of land near Alaska. According to the recent maps, this piece of land does not lie in or belong to any country and , therefore, is a country unto itself. Split the whole group into teams, each team is tasked to come up with the following for the newly inherited country.
- Country name
- Language of inhabitants
- Monetary system
- System of government
- Main commodities
- Country bird or flower
Give the teams 30 minutes to prepare their presentations of their new country.
Once each team had a chance to present their country, start off a discussion about diversity and acceptance. Focus on how did team members work together and put aside personal beliefs for this exercise? Were there any arguments?