August 31, 2023
Let’s bring Friendsgiving to the office and call it Teamsgiving
Teamsgiving is a great way to show thanks to your hard-working team. The holiday season can get hectic for many companies, so it’s important to take a step back and appreciate the dedication and time your employees are putting into their work. Adding a fun element like Teamsgiving can make work more fun and increase morale to get through the rest of the year on a high note. The best part about hosting a Teamsgiving event is getting the chance to step away from the chaos and get to know your coworkers. This is especially important for remote employees who don’t get the same experience as those who work in the office.
There are a TON of ways you can put together a Teamsgiving; it doesn’t have to be a traditional Friendsgiving or Thanksgiving style. Rather, it can be an activity during the day to give people a break, or something fun after work that everyone can look forward to. There’s no need to order 10 turkeys and make 10 pounds of stuffing. I mean, unless you want to.
TeamBonding is here to make sure your Teamsgiving isn’t dry. Here are 5 Teamsgiving ideas to send positive Thanksgiving wishes to your employees:
What’s a Thanksgiving, or Teamsgiving, celebration without delicious food? Host a potluck and have everyone bring their favorite Thanksgiving dish. Or make it easy and order something in. By the end, you’ll be as stuffed as the turkey and stuck in conversation!
Raise a glass to unity and bonding with your team, and create lasting memories together. Our mixology lesson is the perfect opportunity to do just that. Get ready to shake things up as we guide you through the art of crafting two exquisite autumnal cocktails: The Perfect Pear, a tantalizing spiced vodka sour that captures the essence of the season, and Autumn Leaves, a delightful twist on the modern classic Paper Plane. Whether you’re a mixology novice or a seasoned pro, this class is designed to be fun and easy to follow, ensuring that everyone can participate and savor the flavors of Fall together. So, let’s raise our glasses, toast to the spirit of gratitude, and mix up some unforgettable moments this Thanksgiving!
Celebrate the essence of teamwork and camaraderie with Ice Sculpting. The ice sculptures crafted during this event are not only visually striking but also a testament to your team’s ingenuity and collaboration. From ambitious recreations of company logos to other imaginative branding elements, the creative possibilities are boundless, limited only by your team’s collective imagination. So, set aside some time to create enduring memories with your colleagues, and witness your team’s spirits thaw and unite in a way that’s as charming as it is unexpected.
4. Team Cuisine
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, culinary team building events are hotter than a freshly baked pumpkin pie, and the reasons are as enticing as a holiday feast. Gathering together to cook provides the perfect setting for relaxation and fun, all while deepening connections with your colleagues.
5. Give Back
The best is always saved for last. As we look back at this past year it is important to think about what you are grateful for and remember there is a lot to be thankful for. Giving back to those in need allows your team to feel good about themselves while helping others. Thanksgiving isn’t about the food coma (even though it happens), it’s about being thankful for everyone around you. The best Teamsgiving idea is to find a cause that is important to your organization and give back. Here are a few of our favorites:
- Play It Forward
- The Donation Station
- Little Team Library
- The Big Give
- Operation Cancer Care
- Paws for a Cause
- Bike Build
- Sketch it Forward
Start Planning Your Thanksgiving Team Building Activity
Teamsgiving is not just a chance to indulge in delicious food and fun activities; it’s a moment to express gratitude and strengthen the bonds that make your team a family. As we approach this holiday season, remember that the spirit of Thanksgiving extends beyond the dining table. It’s about appreciating the hard work and dedication of your colleagues, whether they work beside you in the office or from afar. TeamBonding offers a variety of exciting ideas to make your Teamsgiving special, from culinary adventures to creative ice sculpting and giving back to those in need. So, as you start planning your Thanksgiving team building activities, let’s embrace the opportunity to connect, create memories, and show our thanks in memorable ways. Happy Teamsgiving and Thanksgiving from your friends at TeamBonding! Don’t forget to share your team’s adventures with us on social media as we all get into the holiday spirit together. Learn more about our holiday program offerings for this upcoming busy season, and let’s make this Teamsgiving one to remember.