Team building games are a way to develop strong bonds and cohesiveness in a team. They help the team in many ways like motivating the members, building trust, and improving communication.
The team games can be used during seminars, training sessions, parties, etc. They are a good way to connect people, be it at workplace or party. Following are some games focusing on the importance of team building.
Team Party Games
Ask one of the participants to stand inside the circle, which will leave a vacant chair outside. The player inside the circle has to rush to the vacant chair, but the other players have to keep occupying the vacant chair and hence creating a vacant chair in the process as they move.
A team has to give a word that can be anything like a name of a movie, place, person, etc. to the person of other team. The Team member has to enact the word or a phrase so that it is understood by the team within the stipulated time.
Team Building Outdoor Games
Many teams play together by pulling the rope that are tied together at the center. The best trick to excel this game is proper communication and skillful application of strategies.
The team that takes the minimum time to complete the game would be the winner. The aim behind such games is to bring in the spirit of teamwork and make them understand that a task is successful only if it is done collectively.
Fun Team Games
Mark an area of five square feet, and name it 'toxic river.' Ask all the participants of a team to stand on one side. The task for the team to cross the river in minimum time.
There are certain rules to be followed. The river can be crossed by wearing a special pair of shoes. These shoes can be worn once throughout the game by each player.
Unfortunately, there is only one pair of shoes available for the team and the players are not allowed to toss the shoes over the river. The team has to strategically plan their moves to cross the river. The clue for this game is, players can carry another player to cross.
The team is given an imaginary product for which they need to come up with promotional strategies and advertise the product with a punchline and slogans. Each member of the team should contribute something. The team presenting their product in the best way would be the winner.
So, these were few team games for adults that involve fun as well as learning. These games are a great source to make them realize the importance of team building and to work as a team.