This activity highlights the role of clear communications in any successful collaboration. Each team must build an exact replica of a model, but the builder isn’t allowed to see the original. Learning and laughter guaranteed.

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Why this event?

ibuild is a fun, unifying experience. This team building activity offers strong outcomes focusing on language, feedback and the importance of creating a step-by-step project strategy. It’s also a great for emphasizing the idea that every member plays a vital role in a team’s overall success. 

Participants are split into small groups. Their goal: replicate a model using simple elements, and do it within a limited time frame. Teams start by allocating specific roles, then develop their own communications strategies. These strategies hold the keys to victory, because each team’s designated builder never gets to see the original model. All necessary information must be communicated down a chain of team members. Half way through the event, team members switch up their roles.

The rules of this game have been optimized to highlight the essential principles for accurately conveying information. These same principles can improve communications with your customers, or between different teams or departments within a company. We wrap it all up with a short debrief session, where participants are encouraged to share their experiences and conclusions.

Team size
  • 10 - Unlimited
Time needed
  • 2 - 3 hours
Space requirement

This event works well indoors or out. Each team will need its own table and chairs. We’ll also need one additional long table to hold event materials.

Ideal for
  • Improving communication 
  • Practicing strategic thinking
  • Time management
  • Collaborative Problem Solving

TeamBonding is all about customization. Would you like specific elements of company branding, culture and/or mission statement woven into your introduction and debrief? Just let us know what you have in mind.

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For more than 25 years, we’ve been helping teams like yours enhance open communication and build team camaraderie. If you want to rekindle the bonds your team once shared, or you’re assembling a new virtual team for the post-pandemic world, we are here to help.

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