Team Building Activities can be a fantastic way of addressing tough business challenges and boosting team effectiveness and employee engagement.
Team Building Activities are a great tool to bring a new team together. The team building activities are an ideal platform to test teams working skills as part of an assessment as well as an environment to educate management on the best practise for team management practices.
Other benefits that can be derived from a team building session is to improve communication between teams which can be taken back to the workplace and improve communications with customers.
An experimental learning event can prepare a team for a challenging workplace project. It can further boost emotional intelligence and employee engagement, while also address issues relating to poor quality, efficiency and productivity.
Another potential benefit of a team building event can be to re-energise teams during or after a tough period and to remove ‘Silo’ working and develop cross department collaboration. It is a great way to reward teams for a great effort.
Team building events are best when they include a large dose of fun. There are few more powerful enablers of teamwork than laughter. But the laughter needs to be partnered with a sharp focus on encouraging and enabling team members – individually and collectively to raise their standards. And that is achieved by creating and nurturing a safe learning environment where real business problems can be discussed and solved, where personal weaknesses can be strengthened rather than simply accepted or exploited and where group emotional intelligence can be boosted.
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The Benefits of Team Building Activities
It is a well-known fact that we all remember and learn by doing – far more so than by reading or listening. The hands-on approach of our team challenges is designed to make people work together and EXPERIENCE the power of teambuilding in problem solving. Team-building ranges from pure fun to specific in-depth training programs. A company will benefit from using a good quality team-building day in several ways. It is people getting to know each other, it is people spending quality time with each other, people getting a chance to learn about each other. It is people using all their resources wisely… read more about the benefits of team building activities
Team Building Themes
Team building companies usually group their team building activities into various themes. These themes can either relate to the desired outcome of the activities, describe the type of activities or relate to popular television or game shows… read more about team building themes
The Following Activities Are Ideal for Team Building
Divide the group into teams and blindfold them. Teams must then follow a route holding onto a rope. They will be passing around a number of obstructions in the way. Confidence, encouragement, teambuilding and clear communication are the keys to successful completion of this exercise.
Participants of Blindfold Maze are required to pair off, the sighted member of the pair then directs their partner through the course. That blindfolded partner is then given the task of going back over the course, trying to come out as close as possible to the original starting point. To make it challenging, the blindfolded member is not allowed to receive any coaching from their partner.
Art painting offers a fun, creative and memorable team building session for all size with a variety of options based upon a specified time period. We offer detailed criteria of the required equipment together with templates and methodologies.
In the Leaning Tower Indoor Team Building Activity the team need to transport the Leaning Tower from point A to point B within a specified time and with limited resources.
Clap Clap is an interesting group activity that highlights and illustrates the benefits of collaboration and synergy. You will be amazed by what outcomes can be achieved from this simple group ice-breaker.
Charades on Steroids is as the name suggests a beefed version of Charades with a bit of a twist. This entertaining game is sure to get full participation of everyone and great take-away memories. READ FULL ACTIVITYhttps://workrfun.
Sorting It Out is a fast paced fun yet challenging group initiative which addresses problem-solving skills and the benefits of collaboration and effective communication.
Blind Retriever Team Building
Blind Retriever GameBlind Retriever is an entertaining but interesting blindfold game. Groups are divided into smaller teams and will be competing against each other. The object of the activity is to retrieve colour balls that represent their teams, the first team to do so wins.
Spiders Web Team Building
Spiders Web ActivityThe aim of this exercise is for all the members of the group to move across the entire spiders web, by not going through the same opening more than once. Also, nobody is allowed to touch the web in any way.Required Resources:1 x webbing (tracer rope or other rope)4 x secure poles or 2 trees1 x helmet6 x blindfoldsMarking tapeSpace Required: Small space.
Traffic Jam Team Building
Traffic Jam Team BuildingYou will find that Traffic Jam is a game that requires some careful thinking as well as communication skills. The game could be compared to playing a game of chess. Basically, you have a group of people divided up into two sides or teams. Both of these sides must cooperate with each other to successfully complete the activity.
The Body Comm Game is a basic but, on some levels, profound communication activity and exercise which encourages creativity and out of the box thinking.
Place a ping pong ball into a pipe, which is drilled full of holes. The group now needs to recover the ball using water, before the allotted time runs out. In order to get this right the groups are supplied with a bucket full of water and a number of cups. The groups are expected to finish the exercise by working together and overcoming any difficulties.