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Make It Out Of A Chair

Team building games Icebreaker games Artistic games Large group games

How To Play Make It Out Of A Chair

First, you split up into groups of 3-5. You should have at least three teams to play.

Each team gets a chair and the caller chooses any random tangible-object noun. Each team is given 5 minutes to create that thing/person from the chair and the items given to them. As a bonus, each team gets one random object. It needs to be something that could be wrapped/tied/stuck to the chair, and be able to get un-stuck. (Toilet paper, multi-colored duct tape, yarn, ribbons, a bag of safety pins with cotton balls, magnets, etc.)

As more rounds are played, the game gets sillier and crazier every time--due to the fact that the paper has already been drawn and cut out and used, as well as things that have been pinned together, and other objects that might look "used up". It's a blast, and everyone brainstorms and then builds a wacky-looking creation out of a chair! The prep work is definitely worth it.

Materials Needed

Chairs, fabric items (bedsheets, towels, washcloths, pillowcases, etc.), paper, markers, scissors, tape


using your gifts, creativity, purpose, team building

Submitted by Boots on 15 Dec 2012 12:00:00

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This went pretty good with a group of 150 .

Posted by on 8 Mar 2013 at 4:04:21

How do you start it out though? Do you give them a couple things or what?

Posted by Brownie on 24 Mar 2017 at 2:40:57

What kind of examples please ?

Posted by slim on 4 Jan 2018 at 5:08:05

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