For the entire group to travel from one side of the web to the other. Teamwork and communication is essential for overall success. Once you begin to go through the web, you ‘lose all perspective’ and must be coached and helped to get through.
The BoardWalking Kit is awesome fun. The four activities included cover teamwork, leadership, trust, problem solving – all the great elements to create a high-performing team.
Walk the Plank is a fantastic kit that has 7 different activities that can be run with the materials. The activities cover every aspect of creating a team you could want – leadership, communication, trust, teamwork, problem solving and more!
This event demonstrates the effects of competition within groups and the power of collaboration. Unless the groups identify a common goal, they will compete against each other and ultimately fail as a group.
As a group, pick the one rope that connects all others. This is a very simplistic exercise designed help groups practice consensus building and decision-making. It will encourage group members to participate and is a great precursor to more complex problem solving exercises or workshop (60-Minute Version).
Participants must move a plane from one landing pad to another. The art of cooperation is something we are taught as children but sometimes have a hard time accomplishing as adults. The goal here is to have the entire team involved, demonstrate the power of teamwork and show the interdependence teams experience.
This is a complex activity that has many different purposes and reveals many behavior patterns. It develops support (emotional, content and physical) within the group. It helps clarify communication and decision making skills. It helps groups to examine how and why leadership shifts during planning and completion of task It shows how balancing planning activities […]
Create a perfect square from a rope while the entire group is blindfolded. The focus is on leadership skills and the degree of group participation and the exercise will always reveal interesting dynamics and insights that allow participants to learn from one another. This activity clearly demonstrates interdependence among team members while highlighting how difficult, […]
Lower a pole the the floor using gravity and maintaining contact with the pole. The power that each person has to influence success is made perfectly clear in this activity. Participants must overcome frustration and resist the temptation to blame each other in order to accomplish the task. They learn that in the face of […]
The application of the Learning Maze is in every area of our lives. The learning each group comes up with is always different. The basic purpose of the maze comes down to identifying how the team is treating its ‘mistakes’ (beeps) and the people who are discovering them. Stepping into the unknown is necessary for […]