Electric Fence

An activity that never fails to improve group participation and cooperation. Materials A rope How to Play Firstly, tie the rope between two trees/poles at a height that is approximately hip height of your tallest participants (approx 1m for most groups) Have your group stand together on one side of the ‘electric fence’ (the rope) […]

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Helium Stick

An activity that is bound to get participants laughing and working together to achieve a simple goal! Materials A long stick (tent poles are perfect for this) How to Play Have participants stand in two lines facing each other about 1m apart Ask them to place their hands in front of themselves at stomach height

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Count Off

A simple activity that can be used anywhere to trigger teamwork. Materials None How to Play Count how many people are in your group (eg. 10 participants) Instruct the group to count off outloud to the number (10) without talking to each other – all other forms of communication are allowed A person cannot count

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Magic Hat

A game that gets participants thinking and working together whilst having a laugh! Materials A hat (could be a cone, towel, or anything you have handy), a rope to mark the playing area (rope not essential, could use sticks, marks in the ground) How to Play Section out a playing area approximately 10m x 10m

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Traffic Jam

A challenging game that will test your participants team work and patience. Materials 9 markers (round coloured discs, sit mats, cones etc) How to Play Arrange the 9 markers into the shape of a perfect right angle so that there are four markers either side Have 8 people stand on the markers, leaving the middle

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Blindfolded Shapes

A simple activity that promotes teamwork and cooperation. Materials Blindfolds (1 per person), large rope (10-20m long) How to Play Position the group in a large, open space Instruct your group to stand in a line and place their blindfolds over their eyes Explain to the players that a large rope has been placed on

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