Gather the participants into a circle at the end of the activity or at the end of the day. Tell the participants that they should come up with an ÌøåÀå_onionÌøåÀå_ and an ÌøåÀå_appleÌøåÀå_ for the day or the activity they just completed. An Onion is a part of the day or activity that they did not enjoy, something they disapproved, …Read More
Teambuilding Debriefing Activities
The value of a team building exercise is unveiled during the discussion, or "debriefing" that takes place afterwards.
During the debriefing process, participants share opinions, discuss ideas, create action plans, and begin the process of personal growth.
Although debriefing is a common teambuilding term and practice, debriefing is a great way to teach valuable lessons about sportsmanship, sharing, compassion, and many other "teachable moments."
Debriefing Grab Bag
cloth bag random objects to foster open discussion after team buidling initiatves Get a cloth bag and fill with seemingly random articles. Ours includes a small telescope, small watergun, foamy parts of the body (hands, feet, a heart, a brain), a large nut and bolt. Other items you might include could be: puzzle pieces, a key, a silly pair of …Read More
campers with shoes. Have the campers sit in a circle and tell them to take off one shoe. Have them throw their shoes in a pile in the middle. There will be lots of jokes about the smell, so best to do this activity outside. Tell them on the count of three, to go in the middle and grab a …Read More
The Bravest Knight
Camp fire To teach the cubs that telling tall stories and exageration does not make you a better person, and that to tell truth is always more rewarding, no matter how boring it might seem at the time. In the Kingdom of Britain, King Edward sent out a decree, calling for all the knights of the land to gather in …Read More
Thumbs Up, Down, Middle
This activity is a very valuable way to encourage participation in the debriefing part of your team building activity for a couple of reasons: It allows participants to see how opinions of a particular experience vary greatly in the group. It provides the facilitator with an opportunity to focus the group discussion on a particular topic. 1) Have the group …Read More