This free training game is intended as a team activity, so 6 or more participants is advised.
Training course contents:
A team building exercise that explores teambuilding, communication and problem-solving in a fun way can be downloaded for free from the link at the bottom of this page, or you can follow the notes below.
Numbers – should be carried out as a small team activity, so numbers of 6 upwards are preferable.
Equipment – a selection of straws, a balloon for each team (one or two spare for trainer), masking tape, an egg for each team, any other interesting things the trainer wishes to add in. A ladder or balcony from which to drop the egg (ensuring that participants and anyone else is safe and protected at all times).
Advise each team that they are going to be dropping an egg from a very large height. Their task is to create a package that ensures that they egg is safe when it lands. They may create any structure they like, but they can only use the items provided. The winner is the team that creates the structure in the shortest amount of time that ensures the egg does not break.
- Discuss team dynamics.
- How decisions were made.
- Who, if anyone, led?
- What helped?
- What hindered?
This team building game provides an opportunity to discuss team dynamics and the benefits of working together.