There are masses of free teambuilding resources for trainers on the net. Here is our pick of the best.
A solid favourite, this site provides a host of original and fun teambuilding and icebreaker exercises.
A bit of a one-stop shop for brainstorming activities available to download free of charge for 30 days. Includes the manual, how to brainstorm, the rules, benefits and risks. Offers free training in creative thinking techniques and how to extra new ideas.
Great for adult team building activities, exercises and ideas.
General teambuilding activities for free download.
A host of ice breakers, action-orientated activities and teambuilding games at your fingertips.
Does what it says on the tin: plenty of icebreakers, games and group activities to be found here.
Improvisation based training offers many such resources. You can browse a large collection of games, some with video.
If you're willing to get a bit silly and physically active, look into improvisation exercises. A huge collection can be found at Improvencyclopedia.
Icebreaker activities available to be used in conjunction with teambuilding games.
Aside from the articles and top tips, there are a number of free teambuilding activities and suggestions on this site.
Icebreakers & introductions to get the team games started.
One of the largest collections of free training materials easily accessible through categorisation - you can even design your own course. A huge collection of team building exercises, energisers, icebreakers and communication exercises are on offer, which can be used in different soft skills training courses.
Susan Boyd’s 10 ways to break the ice
Great teambuilding ideas and free games covering all aspects of group training.
A host of team building games free to share. From quizzes, icebreakers and negotiation games to motivation and leadership games.
This enormously useful site provides an encyclopaedia of team building activities, icebreakers, riddles, party games, teamwork resources and tools for teams that anyone can use. Designed for a wide audience, including team leaders, trainers, teachers, managers, camp directors, counsellors and youth groups, it provides masses of free handouts.
More training games than you can shake a stick at! Over 200 free resources but not all applicable to teambuilding, but certainly worth sifting through.
Visit the sownloads section and you'll find 27 resources from a range of trainers, including team building acivities, business management and training theories, business planning material, facilitation resources, IT course material, team games, some great icebreakers, warm-ups and warm-downs.
Team Performance Benchmark Survey
Ideal for evaluating team performance and assisting with your training needs analysis. This free Benchmark Survey which addresses the four key organisation factors of high performance together with the four key people factors, the analysis generated will illuminate the root causes of any current under-performance, to ensure any proposed training intervention can deliver the higher possible measurable impact.
The trainers' favourite - take your pick from an array of virtual training materials, management documents, models and tools for all your business development needs. Great training games, team building activities, icebreakers, energisers and PowerPoint games, quotes, puzzles and quizzes all free.
Oodles of great teambuilding games and challenges that focus more on planning, problem solving, and creative thinking, than on physical ability.
This site is literally packed with group activities, teambuilding games and exercises, icebreakers, warm-ups and energizers. There are group games for fun and ideas for camp activities and games, trust-building activities, psychological self-awareness exercises, environmental education games, physical activities for groups, rope challenge courses and team building activities like Raptor, Executive Marbles and Feeding the Zircon.
Excellent site for all kinds of teambuilding activities, games, ice-breakers and more. It includes assessment and evaluation templates too.
There you have it. This is of course not an exhaustive list so if you know of any more we could add, email [email protected] or comment below.
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This is a good list of resources, and I think riddles and jokes are an underappreciated form of team building exercises. Laughter really helps to break down barriers between people. I see you have one resource that has a few riddles, but not that great. A resource for riddles and jokes that I really love is https://www.getriddles.com/