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Binomial Nomenclature Race – A STEM Team-Building Activity

September 8th, 2015

How many times have you heard that math is hard, no fun, or lame? STEM problems and excites students at any age? Combining my love for both STEM and work together as a team. The problem is that the internet is overcrowded with soft drink bottle rockets and exciting in their own rights, these kinds…

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Stepping Stones – A Classic Group Collaboration Activity

April 22nd, 2014

Number of Participants: 5-25 Time:  30-45 minutes Activity Level:  Moderate Props:  Stepping Stones (paper plates, carpet squares, pieces of cardboard) 2 ropes or masking tape as a boundary, and throwables Objective:  As a group, the entire team must cross from one side of the room to the other without stepping foot in the “hot lava.”…

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Eureka Games Spider Web – A Prop to Engage Groups of all Ages

December 4th, 2013

I recently attended a conference in Nashville and his Spider Web Kit. The Eureka Games is based out of Columbus, Ohio and has over 25 activities that can be facilitated with groups ranging from 5-25 people. When I saw Rob facilitating in the lobby of the conference in Nashville, he had four gentlemen blindfolded as…

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Which Foot Do You Hop On? 3 Fun Ways to Split Your Group

August 30th, 2013

Several times throughout a sequence of activities you will come across a need to split your group in half. I have learned three fun ways to split the group without having to count-off or count people. Each of the following activities somehow will divide the group of participants pretty close to equal. Try them out…

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Quadrants – A Powerful Time Management Activity

February 27th, 2013

I have used Quadrants many times to really help my clients and created by Dwight D. Eisenhower. Number of Participants: Unlimited Time:  15-30 minutes Activity Level:  Low Props:  Quadrants Worksheet Objective: To determine what is important, not important, urgent and not urgent. Description: For those who are not familiar with quadrants, here is a picture…

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SMART Goals Paper Fold

February 12th, 2013

Almost everyone has a goal or a dream, but many do not know how to make their goals SMART Goals. This activity will help participants make their goals more specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound. Number of Participants: 1-Unlimited Time:  15-25 minutes Activity Level:  Low Props: A piece of paper per participant (any size will…

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101 Ways to Line Up a Group

December 26th, 2012

Every once in a while, I like to reach way back into my game bag ands of groups over the past few decades. Nothing describes “classic” as much as Group Line Up. I’m sure you have done this one before, either as a participant or a facilitator, and have loads of fun playing. Below you will find…

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Don't Break the Ice – Team Building Activity

January 12th, 2012

Ever been influenced? Someone ever pushed you to doing something you didn’t want to do? What about something you did want to do? I don’t know who influenced this awesomeness, but thank you.  Influences, you got to love them. Sometimes influences are positive, they can push you to achieve new heights and I am glad…

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