4 Creative Team-Building Activities

4 Creative Team-Building Activities

Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea. – Jim Rohn.

There are plenty of articles about employee engagement and on how to get employees enjoy their work. However, sometimes, fun is all you need to foster teamspirit.

Here are four unique and creative team-building activities for your employees that are fun guaranteed.

1. 2 Truths And A Lie

Recommended number of People: 10 to 15

Material required: None

Goal: To guess the true statement from other players’ set of statements and to make other players believe your false statements to be true.

How to play:

Step 1: Every player writes down three statements about himself (2 truths and one lie)

Step 2: Each player is asked to read those statements aloud to the group.

Step 3: Take a vote on which statement is a lie.

Step 4: The players who guess the false statement correctly get one point each. If no one is able to guess it correctly, then the player who wrote the statements wins the points.

Step 5: Continue steps (1 – 4) and the player with most points wins the game.

2. Back-to-back Drawing

Recommended number of players: Multiple teams of 2 people

Material required: Paper, pen and picture cards

Goal: To instruct your teammate verbally and help them draw the shape.

How to play:

Step 1: Divide your group into pairs, and have each pair sit on the floor back to back.

Step 2: Give one player from the pair a picture and the other, a pen and paper.

Step 3: The player who receives the picture, verbally explains the picture to his teammate and the teammate tries to draw the picture on the paper.

Step 4: On finishing, each pair compares their original shape to the drawing, and consider how they worked together, and where they could improve their communication.

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3. Acted Charades (Dumb Charades)

Note – The Engagedly team tried this out. It was a roaring success. 😉

Recommended number of players: 10 – 15 (two teams)

Material required: None

Goal: Convey the movie name given by the opposite team to your teammates by enacting and guessing the movie name correct when your teammate enacts.

How to play:

Step 1: A player from one team is chosen by the other team and given a movie name.

Step 2: The player enacts the movie name and tries to convey it to his teammates without talking or pointing out to any objects.

Step 3: If the team succeeds to find the movie name they win a point, if not the opposite team wins a point.

Step 4: Continue steps ( 1-3) The team with most points wins the game.

4. Winner/ Loser

Recommended number of players: Multiple teams of 2 players each

Material required: None

Goal: To change the negative perspective of your teammate to positive perspective

How to play:

Step 1: Both teammates write their bad experiences and share it with each other.

Step 2: Both partners then tell the same story of their teammates but relate the good things that came from the experience.

Just give these activities a try. The goal is not to win, but rather to have fun and build team spirit!


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