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Below are a few of our team building icebreakers and team building games that can be helpful in building teamwork with your organization. The list below is just a sample of the free activities and games that can he used to add energy or fun to your next meeting.
Keep in mind that with smaller groups of people (25 people and below), just about any team bonding game or activity can be used as way to break up or add fun to a meeting or retreat, but as the group gets larger, the alternatives diminish significantly.
If you have questions about whether one of these (or any other) activities will work for your sized group, call one of our specialists at (800) 872-7830, and we’ll be glad to help.
Team Building Icebreakers
- Paper Plate Team Building Exercise
Paper Plate Team Building Exercise: The following is a fun team building icebreaker or team exercise to get a group of people to problem solve and work together. Set up 64 numbered paper plates in the following pattern on the floor. (You can use more or fewer numbered plates, but 64 seems optimal.) The rules of ...
- Ice Breaker Activities
One of the most often request that we get from callers into our office is for ice breaker activities and team building games, so here are a few very simple team building ideas that you can do as an introduction to your meetings or as a way to breakup a larger meeting and add some ...
- Using Memory Stacks as Fun Icebreakers
Our minds think in pictures. I’ll prove it. Think about the BEST moment of your life thus far. Maybe it’s the day you were hired into your current job. Maybe it’s the day you graduated from college. Maybe it’s the first time you held a newborn child. Maybe it was the day you got married. ...
- How to Choose a Great Icebreaker Activity
By Ellen Patnaude Looking for some fun and interactive team building icebreaker activities? Here are a few tips to keep in mind when designing or choosing a team building icebreaker. When a group first gathers for a meeting, conference, or new activity, it is often a good idea to begin with an icebreaker exercise. The main ...
- Have You Ever Ice breaker
Free Team Building Ice Breaker from The Leader’s Institute. A quick warm up exercise to insert energy into your next meeting.
Team Building Games
- Review of a Few Team Building Tips
Below are a few team building articles and team building tips that we published on the blog in past months. (Sometimes, real good ideas get buried, so here is a review of a few.) team building tips One of my favorite team building games or team icebreaker activities is sometimes called The Helium Stick or even Lighter ...
- Team Building Game: Helium Stick
One of my favorite team building games or team icebreaker activities is sometimes called The Helium Stick or even Lighter than Air. The rules are pretty simple. Organize your group into small groups of eight to ten people (you’ll need at least six people per team to make it work, but more than eight or ...
- Resources: Tennis Ball Game
Tennis Balls: Divide the participants up into small groups of about eight to ten people and have them arrange themselves in a circle. Give a tennis ball to one person and explain the rules of the game: Each group is in competition with the other groups in the room. The group ...
Need Some Help or Advice?
Remember that just adding fun team building icebreakers to a boring meeting will not make the meeting fun. (It will help, though.) If you need help planning or organizing a meeting for your group, call one of our consultants, and we will help you! It’s always best to organize activities that have a track record of success for your specific group size and for your group’s culture and temperaments. Our consultants have worked with thousands of different groups, so let us be your safety net! Call us toll-free at (800) 872-7830 or click here to contact us via webform.