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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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Cowboy Up – A Free Icebreaker

September 18th, 2013

The majority of the Paradigm Shift team is from Oklahoma, so we like a good cowboy activity from time-to-time. This activity gives your participants options on how they want to proceed as a cowboy. Cowboy Up Number of Participants: 5-15 Time: 5-10 minutes Activity Level: Moderate Props: None Description: This activity is a last participant stand…

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Pipeline – A Classic Team Building Activity

January 16th, 2013

Pipeline Project Adventure’s Pipeline is a classic activity that will encourage your group to work together to achieve a common goal. Pipeline teaches your group that each participant has a part to play and is important to the overall success of the team. Number of Participants: 5-25 with the traditional Pipeline set. Time:  20-25 minutes…

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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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Follow My YouTube Channel

January 14th, 2012

I love YouTube. It is an excellent mix of powerful informative videos and clips of hilarious cats. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Bmhjf0rKe8]   I love watching cats and instructions to facilitate the activities. Here is one of my favorite icebreaker videos, Human Javelin, by the fine folks at Ultimate Camp Resource. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwpKzm8Ksqk]   Take some time, check…

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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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Traffic Jam

January 6th, 2012

Happy First Friday of 2012! I hope you all had an excellent break and I have loved facilitating it ever since. Traffic Jam Number of Participants: 6-16 (It sure helps to have an even number) Time: 15-30 min. Energy Level: Low [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KizRWfuT5uQ] Traffic Jam is a puzzling activity. I use this activity as a…

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ETS Learning & Leadership Summit

June 16th, 2011

The Learning & Leadership Summit hosted by NSU Educational Talent Search is always one of the highlights of my year, and experienced presenters. We started the day with fun icebreakers, name games and out of their shell . After getting to know each other a little better, we discussed our personal leadership traits and words…

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ODSA Workshop 3/31/2011

April 5th, 2011

At the end of last month, I was fortunate enough to attend the Oklahoma Division of Student Assistance Programs‘ Annual Conference in Tulsa, and informative way. This year, I decided to use a new initiative, Teamplay Tubes, which we bought from the fine folks at Training Wheels. According to Training Wheels, Teamplay Tubes are a…

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Creative Ways to Line-Up a Group

March 29th, 2011

A group line up is a must-have in a facilitator’s “bag of activities.” When used properly it is an effective and in what order! This can be done propless or with props, it just depends on your time, room size and are decks of cards, pieces of paper with numbers on them, or Project Adventure Keypunch…

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