When it’s summer time, head outside to enjoy the rays and blue skies. DYI (Do it yourself) outdoor team building is a great way to learn new activities while surrounded by fun company and building strong bonds.
Beach activities such as building a sand castle or kite building can create a great team effort and build long lasting relationships. As far team building among employees is concerned, these activities are very beneficial. Everyone from your team is all together in a more relaxed environment. Building a kite with designs relevant to your company’s image connects everyone in terms of how they identify as a team, but the strategies each member uses highlights individual strengths during a fun day of interactive bonding.
5 Benefits Of DIY Outdoor Team Building:
- Deeper connection to the things that keep us alive and well
- Appreciation for the simple things
- Opportunity to use your hands and brain
- Connection to other people
- Path to freedom
We’ve even got some tools available to help you do it yourself! A DIY sand sculpting kit will give you all the tools you need to make the mind-blowing sand castles of your very own. It also includes an instruction guide on how to get the perfect sand castle out of your beach trip.
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Looking for something with a bit more substance? We facilitate events customized to fit your needs, like building chemistry among employees. The sand castle build is always a fun outdoor team building activity. There are only two pieces to this event: demonstration and building.
Your team will have the opportunity to view one or two pre-made sand sculptors, which will feature your company’s themes or brand. The fun all starts when the employees are divided into teams to start replicating the original masterpieces. Our excellent staff will make sure everyone is on track. Who knows, your creation could end up in company ads!
What outdoor team building activities do you have planned for the summer? Need some inspiration?
Spring is right around the corner, and with it comes chocolate bunnies and egg hunts. But why should the kids have all the fun? A corporate scavenger hunt is easy to set up and can range from a simple list of things you have around the office, to very elaborate and creative endeavors. The person or team with the most points wins! Here are seven simple tips for making your own DIY office scavenger hunt!
Communication affects teamwork in positive and negative ways. The quantity and quality of communication within a team and from leadership affects teamwork. The more collaboration your projects require the more assertive and intentional your communication should be. Every member of the team needs to take the initiative to communicate. When a team is not actively communicating, their work is at stake. It’s important for everyone to learn how to communicate effectively in order to work effectively. (more…)
Team building brings people together by encouraging collaboration and teamwork. Fun activities that help people see each other in a different light allow them to connect in a different setting. People on your team are asked to think about the implications of these activities at their workplace.
Don’t have the big budget for a team building extravaganza? No worries! We’ve got you covered with plenty of DIY activities you can choose from in our DIY Store. You don’t always need tons of time or money for a big team retreat. Take a look at some of our most popular DIY activities down below.
Company culture is becoming a more important aspect of the workplace. Now more than ever, companies are going all out to provide a wonderful experience for their employees. The focus has shifted to making sure they’re happy, engaged and having fun at work. After all, it’s a big factor when choosing where to work. Having fun is key to effectively managing and improving employees’ productivity as it contributes directly to your company culture. It also improves teamwork, builds better trusting relationships and can help increase retention rates.
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