Category: Team-building

Back-To-Back

Grade level: 2-6
Equipment: None
Game Description: Back-to-Back is a relationship building trust game. Partners stand back-to-back and work together to try to get into a seated position without using their hands. Once seated, they try to get back up. Then move onto bigger groups and really watch the fun begin! Groups of 4, 6, or even more! Read More →

Pass It On

Grade level: 2-8
Equipment: Hula hoops, various items
Game Description: This team-building game is great for any physical education class. Players will work together to pass objects to each other to be the first team to successfully move all objects from one end to the other. There’s a catch though…players are must all lay down on their backs and pass only with their feet. Read More →

Find A Way!

Grade level: 2-8
Equipment: Objects of varying sizes (large to small)
Game Description: Here’s another team-building and communication game called ‘Find A Way’. In this game, players will work together as a group to find a way (ie, figure out a way) to all touch an object at the same time. Start with a large object, something like an exercise ball, and once the group has accomplished that, then move to smaller and smaller objects Read More →

Team Memory

Grade level: K-8
Equipment: Beanbags, frisbees or bowls
Game Description: This game is a must play! Players work together both physically and mentally to collect their teams beanbags that are hidden beneath cover. It’s a memory game, so some sharp thinking is needed to be successful. It’s also a movement game, where speed can be advantageous. Read More →

Vikings

Grade level: 4-8
Equipment: Exercise mats
Game Description: Vikings is a team-building teamwork game where vikings move their ship across the ocean. There are no paddles in this game; players must work together to move their ship (exercise mat), but they can’t touch any part of the ocean (floor). Read More →

Hoop Pass

Grade level: K-8
Equipment: Hula Hoop
Game Description: Team-building game. A group holds hands in a circle or line and passes a hula hoop from player to player without breaking the chain-link. Not as easy as it sounds! Time trials, team vs. team, or large group are all fun ways to play this game.