Category

Problem-Solving

Helium Pole

Type of Activity: Problem Solving Props Needed: One Tent Pole Set Up: Have the team line up in two lines, facing each other, with their

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Mono-Pod

Type of Activity: Problem Solving Props Needed: None Set Up: (shared with us by Karl Rohnke, right after he tried it for the first time

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Letter-Add-It

Type of Activity: Problem Solving/ Time Filler Props Needed: None Set Up: Don’t need much open room for this one since there’s no running –

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Virtual Juggle

Type of Activity: Problem Solving Props Needed: None Set Up: Need a nice open space for your group to form a circle. Plays well with

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Shoe Find

Type of Activity: Problem Solving Props Needed: None Set Up: Need a nice open area. Plays well with 12 to 25 or more for 20

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Human Knot

Type of Activity: Problem Solving Props Needed: None (Variations require ropes or bandannas) Set Up: Need enough room for your group(s) to end up standing

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The Clapper

Type of Activity: Problem Solving Props Needed: None Set Up: Need minimal space for this one because there is very little movement required. Plays well

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Human Warp

Type of Activity: Problem Solving Props Needed: None Set Up: Need enough room for your group to create a comfortable circle. Plays well with 10

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The Folds

Type of Activity: Problem Solving, Communication Props Needed: None Set Up: (discovered in a 1950s game book) No special space needs. Plays well with 2

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Switch, Change, Rotate

Type of Activity: Problem Solving, Communication Props Needed: None Set Up: Need a nice big open area for this one. Ask your participants to get

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Large Group Lily Pads

Type of Activity: Problem Solving/Cooperation Props Needed: boundary rope (could use webbing from Raccoon Circles), plastic squares-1 for each participant, and 1 for each corner.

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Body Language

Type of Activity: Problem Solving Props Needed: None Set Up: This can be done with limited space or an open area. Plays well with 10 to

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Lilly Pads

Type of Activity: Problem-Solving Props Needed: One Plastic Square for each participant Set Up: Provide a start and a finish line for the group. Designate

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Invisible Maze

Type of Activity: Problem-Solving Set-Up: Layout the tarp on the ground, and decide which end you would like to have as a “start” and “finish.”

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Hands Down

Type of Activity:  Problem Solving Props Needed:  Pick-Up Sticks/pencils Set Up:  People generally see what they want to see or only what is being shown

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Keypunch

Type of Activity: Problem-Solving Props Needed: 25 Numbered Rubber Discs, 15 foot parachute chord Set Up: Tie the two ends of the parachute cord (or

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Blind Line Up

Type of Activity: Problem-Solving Props Needed: 25 Numbered Rubber Discs & Blindfolds Set Up: Each participant is asked to take a numbered rubber disc, look

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Group Juggle

Type of Activity: Name Game/Problem-Solving Props Needed: Various sizes and shapes of throwable objects Set Up: (See Get to Know You Section for Name Game

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