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<center> '''Teampedia is a collaborative encyclopedia of free team building activities, free icebreakers, teamwork resources, and tools for teams that anyone can edit!''' <br> This site is designed for a wide audience including: team leaders, trainers, teachers, managers, camp directors, counselors, and youth groups.
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<center> '''Teampedia is a collaborative encyclopedia of free team building activities, free icebreakers, teamwork resources, and tools for teams.''' <br> This site is designed for group leaders, trainers, teachers, managers, directors, counselors, youth groups, camps, task forces ... anyone wanting to enhance collaboration and creativity.
  
[[Image:Gracepoint_youth_group_jumping.JPG|center|Gracepoint Youth Group Jumping]]
 
Begin by browsing for games and activities below or read more about the mission, goals, and history on the [[Teampedia:About| About Teampedia]] page. </center>
 
  
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[[Image:Gracepoint_youth_group_jumping.JPG|center|Gracepoint Youth Group Jumping]]
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Browse for games and activities below or read more [[Teampedia:About| about Teampedia]]</center>
  
 
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[[:Category:Icebreakers/Warmups | Icebreakers/Warmups]] | [[:Category:Name Games | Name Games]] | [[:Category:Party Games | Party Games]] | [[:Category:Collaboration | Collaboration]] | [[:Category:Communication | Communication]] | [[:Category:Breaking Down Stereotypes | Breaking Down Stereotypes]] | [[:Category:Circle Games | Circle Games]] | [[:Category:Riddles | Riddles]] | [[:Category:Rhythm Games | Rhythm Games]] | [[:Category:Table Games | Table Games]] | [[:Category:Tag Games | Tag Games]] | [[:Category:Team Strategy| Team Strategy]] | [[:Category:Diversity| Diversity]] | [[:Category:New_Activities| New Activities]]... '''[[Special:Categories | (see the Full List of Categories)]]'''
 
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==[[:Category:Icebreakers/Warmups|Icebreakers and Warmups]]==
  
==[[The Tallest Tower]]==
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[[File:Fire.jpg|thumbnail|Gather 'round the fire]]
  
[[Image:Teampedia_-_Tower_Building_Success.JPG|thumb|200px|right|One group finishes the building phase in the [[The Tallest Tower]] Team Building Activity]]
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Help people feel comfortable and energized while getting to know each other in ways that can enhance all future collaboration.
  
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Icebreakers and warmups are commonly used during the first stages of team development (e.g., at the introductory meeting or class) or preceding a group gathering).  Also try them whenever people need re-charging, or when bringing in new members.
  
In this team building activity, participants work to build the tallest free-standing tower they can with the supplies given.
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Isn't this winter a prime time [[:Category:Icebreakers/Warmups|to break the ice and warm up together]]?
  
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You might also be interested in [[Icebreakers for Online Team Building]].
  
[[The Tallest Tower]] helps illustrate the importance of collaboration and communication and often ends with an ''aha!'' moment when teams realize they are not collaborating as well as they could be.
 
  
  
You will need some low-cost building supplies such as: paper cups, plates, popsicle sticks or coffee stirrers, and tape, and there is some setup required before you begin.
 
 
 
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[[Ah Soh Koh]] | [[Amoeba]] | [[Ancient Number]] | [[Assassin / Spy]] |  
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[[Ah Soh Koh]] | [[Amoeba]] | [[Ancient Number]] | [[Assassin / Spy]] |
[[Battle Scars]] | [[Best Friend Introductions]] | [[Big Buddy]] | [[Birthday Lineup]] | [[Black Magic]] | [[Blind Polygon]] | [[Building the Tower]] | [[Bumpity Bump Bump]] |  
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[[Battle Scars]] | [[Best Friend Introductions]] | [[Big Buddy]] | [[Birthday Lineup]] | [[Black Magic]] | [[Blind Polygon]] | [[Building the Tower]] | [[Bumpity Bump Bump]] |
[[Call of the Wild]] | [[Captain's Coming!]] | [[Celebrity/Stereotype Party]] | [[Common Threads]] | [[Common Bonds]] | [[Conversation Activity]] | [[Crazy Handshakes]] |  
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[[Call of the Wild]] | [[Captain's Coming!]] | [[Celebrity/Stereotype Party]] | [[Common Threads]] | [[Common Bonds]] | [[Conversation Activity]] | [[Crazy Handshakes]] |
[[Egg Drop]] | [[Elbow Tag]] |  
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[[Five Pointed Star]] |  
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[[Giants, Wizards, Elves ]] | [[Group Scavenger Hunt]] | [[Group Spot]] | [[Green Glass Door]] |
 
[[Giants, Wizards, Elves ]] | [[Group Scavenger Hunt]] | [[Group Spot]] | [[Green Glass Door]] |
 
[[Helium Stick]] | [[Hot Surprise Pillow]] | [[Human Knot]] | [[Human Spring]]
 
[[Helium Stick]] | [[Hot Surprise Pillow]] | [[Human Knot]] | [[Human Spring]]
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[[Jedi Mind Trick]] |
 
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[[Lap Sit]] |  
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[[Lifelines]] | [[Life Map]] |  
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[[The Maze]] | [[Minefield]] | [[Mnemonic Name Game]] |  
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[[Name Juggling]] |  
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[[Pass it Around]] | [[Peek A Who]] | [[Pipeline]] |  
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[[Question Cup]] |  
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[[Reunited]] | [[River Crossing]] | [[Robot]] |  
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[[Reunited]] | [[River Crossing]] | [[Robot]] |
[[Shoe Tie]] | [[Silent Opera]] | [[Slappin’ Hand Circle]] | [[Song Battle]] | [[Speed Rabbit]] | [[Spider web]] | [[Stand Up Sit Down]] |  
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[[Shoe Tie]] | [[Silent Opera]] | [[Slappin’ Hand Circle]] | [[Song Battle]] | [[Speed Rabbit]] | [[Spider web]] | [[Stand Up Sit Down]] |
[[Take as much as you need]] | [[Tarp Flip]] | [[Thumper]] | [[Tiger Tails]] | [[Toe to Toe]] | [[Toxic Waste Transport]] | [[Traffic Jam]] | [[Triangle Tag]] | [[Two Truths & A Lie]] |  
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[[Take as much as you need]] | [[Tarp Flip]] | [[Thumper]] | [[Tiger Tails]] | [[Toe to Toe]] | [[Toxic Waste Transport]] | [[Traffic Jam]] | [[Triangle Tag]] | [[Two Truths & A Lie]] |
[[Universal Number]] |  
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[[Warp Speed]] | [[The Wind Blows]] | [[What's in your wallet?]] | [[What's in a Name]] |
 
[[Warp Speed]] | [[The Wind Blows]] | [[What's in your wallet?]] | [[What's in a Name]] |
[[Zen Counting]] | [[Zip Zap Zop]]  
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[http://www.teampedia.net/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page Teampedia] currently hosts over '''50 free icebreakers''' and over 100 '''free team building activities'''.
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[http://www.teampedia.net/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page Teampedia] currently hosts over '''80 free icebreakers''' and over 200 '''free team building activities'''.

Revision as of 12:23, 19 January 2014

Teampedia is a collaborative encyclopedia of free team building activities, free icebreakers, teamwork resources, and tools for teams.
This site is designed for group leaders, trainers, teachers, managers, directors, counselors, youth groups, camps, task forces ... anyone wanting to enhance collaboration and creativity.


Gracepoint Youth Group Jumping
Browse for games and activities below or read more about Teampedia

Icebreakers & Team Building Activities - by Category

Icebreakers/Warmups | Name Games | Party Games | Collaboration | Communication | Breaking Down Stereotypes | Circle Games | Riddles | Rhythm Games | Table Games | Tag Games | Team Strategy | Diversity | New Activities... (see the Full List of Categories)

Icebreakers & Team Building Exercises - by Group Size

Small (3-10 people) | Medium (10-30 people) | Large (30+ people)


Add Your Own Activities


Enter the name of a new activity in the field above and press "Create Activity"

More!

Highlight

Icebreakers and Warmups

Gather 'round the fire

Help people feel comfortable and energized while getting to know each other in ways that can enhance all future collaboration.

Icebreakers and warmups are commonly used during the first stages of team development (e.g., at the introductory meeting or class) or preceding a group gathering). Also try them whenever people need re-charging, or when bringing in new members.

Isn't this winter a prime time to break the ice and warm up together?

You might also be interested in Icebreakers for Online Team Building.



Special Features

Selected Activities, Games, Exercises & Icebreakers

Ah Soh Koh | Amoeba | Ancient Number | Assassin / Spy | Battle Scars | Best Friend Introductions | Big Buddy | Birthday Lineup | Black Magic | Blind Polygon | Building the Tower | Bumpity Bump Bump | Call of the Wild | Captain's Coming! | Celebrity/Stereotype Party | Common Threads | Common Bonds | Conversation Activity | Crazy Handshakes | Egg Drop | Elbow Tag | Five Pointed Star | Giants, Wizards, Elves | Group Scavenger Hunt | Group Spot | Green Glass Door | Helium Stick | Hot Surprise Pillow | Human Knot | Human Spring Impulse | Jedi Mind Trick | Lap Sit | Lifelines | Life Map | The Maze | Minefield | Mnemonic Name Game | Name Juggling | Pass it Around | Peek A Who | Pipeline | Question Cup | Reunited | River Crossing | Robot | Shoe Tie | Silent Opera | Slappin’ Hand Circle | Song Battle | Speed Rabbit | Spider web | Stand Up Sit Down | Take as much as you need | Tarp Flip | Thumper | Tiger Tails | Toe to Toe | Toxic Waste Transport | Traffic Jam | Triangle Tag | Two Truths & A Lie | Universal Number | Warp Speed | The Wind Blows | What's in your wallet? | What's in a Name | Zen Counting | Zip Zap Zop ... or use the search box at the top of this page.

Teampedia currently hosts over 80 free icebreakers and over 200 free team building activities.




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