Team building activities and games

Need some new ideas to help build a better team environment? Try out some of these effective team building activities and ideas. Perfect for your youth program, corporate event or social group - allow everyone an opportunity to develop stronger relationships with those around them with a good team building activity. These effective team building ice breakers, team building ideas and team building exercises provide helpful avenues to maximise the bonding opportunity whatever the situation!

Have you used a team building activity that's not listed here? Share your team building resource with others.

30 games found

Psychiatrist

Have the entire group sit in a circle; a room with couches and chairs are fine, as long as...

team-building small-groups simulation icebreakers relaxed circle no-prep video-call non-contact play-anywhere cooperative standard no-mess no-cost

Speed Dating With a Twist

Set up the chairs in two circles, a small circle and a larger circle outside of that. Make sure...

large-groups icebreakers circle relaxed team-building no-prep video-call indoors cooperative quick no-mess no-cost

Mute Organisation

Simply announce that you want everyone lined up across the room by birth-date. Only catch: no talking. Once they...

team-building icebreakers relaxed no-prep play-anywhere cooperative quick no-mess no-cost

Shoe Shuffle

Get the group to take off their right shoe. Then throw all the shoes in a big pile in...

team-building icebreakers relaxed large-groups no-prep indoors cooperative quick some-mess no-cost

The Tangled Chain

Get everyone to huddle in a group in the middle of the room and join each hand with someone...

team-building small-groups junior icebreakers relaxed large-groups no-prep play-anywhere cooperative quick no-mess no-cost hot-topic

Lost on a Deserted Island

"The situation is dire - following a shipwreck, everyone has been stranded on a deserted island! Each person is...

team-building icebreakers relaxed circle no-prep video-call play-anywhere cooperative quick no-mess no-cost

Blind Man's Journey

Sometimes i just can't work out why kids like some games, but my younger group LOVES this game. Blindfold...

team-building junior relaxed large-groups play-anywhere cooperative standard no-mess no-cost

Circle Untangle

This is an all time classic icebreaker game! Everyone stands in a big circle and then grabs onto two...

team-building junior icebreakers active large-groups no-prep play-anywhere cooperative standard no-mess no-cost

Mastermind

The classic game of Mastermind works well when solved as a whole group. The whole group must work together...

team-building icebreakers duel relaxed large-groups play-anywhere cooperative standard no-mess no-cost

Rock Paper Dragon

This game is great as an icebreaker and our group did it the first night of a youth confrence....

team-building duel no-prep large-groups junior active icebreakers play-anywhere cooperative quick no-mess no-cost

A Light In Darkness

This is a great, fun game for leading into topics like spiritual warfare, reaching the lost, etc. This is...

team-building active large-groups night play-anywhere cooperative standard some-mess under-20-dollars

Speed Cricket

This game has proven to be a real hit. We play it inside after our bible study has finished....

team-building junior active play-anywhere cooperative quick no-mess no-cost

Simple Word Games

There are many simple word games you can find at the website listed. Some of them can be played...

team-building junior icebreakers duel relaxed large-groups play-anywhere cooperative quick no-mess no-cost

Chinese Kickball

This is kind of like a normal game of kickball except there is only one pitcher--no outfielders, and everyone...

wide team-building sports active play-anywhere cooperative quick no-mess no-cost

Zip Zap Boing

Rules are simple. Everyone stands in a circle and one person starts the throwing. If you throw the ball...

team-building relaxed no-prep play-anywhere cooperative quick no-mess no-cost

The Human Slingshot

It's an exhilarating, fast-paced game that involves four people slinging each other back and forth within a human sized...

team-building small-groups icebreakers active indoors cooperative long no-mess over-20-dollars

Gargon

This game is to be played in the dark and it an awesome choice to play as a night...

wide team-building junior active large-groups indoors cooperative long no-mess no-cost

Aardvark Race

Set the game up by having two lots of two bowls facing each other. One on one side of...

team-building small-groups mini-olympics active play-anywhere cooperative standard some-mess under-20-dollars

Benchball

Start with half the benches at on end of the hall and the other half at the other. Split...

team-building sports active indoors cooperative standard no-mess no-cost

Dinosaurs

1. Choose one person to be the "Danger Alert" or choose an adult or a group leader or something. Give...

wide team-building junior icebreakers camp active large-groups no-prep play-anywhere cooperative quick no-mess under-20-dollars

Creeping Closer

Select one person from your group to be the captain. They must stand on one side of the playing...

team-building active large-groups play-anywhere cooperative quick no-mess no-cost

Packing Peanut Tower

Don’t throw away those packing peanuts from all those online packages you’ve had delivered recently – they’ll...

team-building large-groups small-groups artistic play-anywhere cooperative quick some-mess under-20-dollars

Sitting Soccer

Objective/Rules: Score the soccer ball on one end of the line WITHOUT letting one's back-side leave the chair....

team-building sports icebreakers relaxed play-anywhere cooperative quick no-mess under-20-dollars

Amoeba Tag

If you don't know anything about science, an Amoeba is a type of cell that eats other cells by...

wide team-building large-groups junior icebreakers active no-prep play-anywhere cooperative standard no-mess no-cost

Wave- Hide and seek

There is one person who is the seeker, the rest of the people are hiders. The seeker puts the...

active camp large-groups team-building wide play-anywhere cooperative long no-mess no-cost

Return of the Jedi (Hide and Seek Freeze Tag in the Dark)

The goal of the game is to defeat Darth Vader(preferably a youth leader) before he finds and freezes...

active team-building night indoors cooperative standard some-mess no-cost

Chalk Street Art Challenge

Divide kids into teams and hand out plenty of good quality sidewalk chalk. Explain their challenge is to come...

team-building small-groups relaxed artistic non-contact outdoors cooperative standard some-mess under-20-dollars

Christmas Gift Giving

Live out the focus of Christmas by working together to give gifts to others in need

team-building food small-groups relaxed artistic indoors cooperative long some-mess over-20-dollars

Pin it