If you are looking for an activity that will help your group with communication and team building, then you need to get your participants “Island Hopping:” Break your group up into two or more teams Place each team on a tarp on the floor that is an ISLAND. Have the ISLANDS about 2 feet from each other Tell theContinue reading “ISLAND HOPPING TARP ACTIVITY”


For this activity you will simply need an old tablecloth, challenge tarp or large pieces of paper and some sharpie markers. Lay the challenge tarp in the middle of the floor and spread the sharpies around the edges. Tell the students that you are going to play soft music in the background and give them fiveContinue reading “POWER WRITE”


If you’re in for a crazy night of team building, try the human burrito relay. Divide your group into even teams. Each team will be given a challenge tarp. The objective is for them to lay down on their challenge tarp, roll up in it (like a burrito) and roll from the starting line to theContinue reading “HUMAN BURRITO RELAY”


  Students will have to work through difficult circumstances to complete this activity. INSTRUCTIONS: Break your students into teams Give each team a tarp Tell them that the tarp is an ISLAND and the grass is the OCEAN Then instruct the teams to fold their tarp once without stepping in the ocean Keep giving themContinue reading “SHRINK O’MATIC”


Students love relays. This is one that always pleases every crowd. You will need a flat surface, tarps and lots of cheering. This is a great activity if you want students to run out a lot of their energy. Students will need to use communication and team building skills to complete this task. INSTRUCTIONS: Break yourContinue reading “CHARIOT RACES”


Flip the tarp is an exciting team building activity that requires all participants to work together. INSTRUCTIONS: Have your students stand on the tarp (15 to 20) If I am working with large numbers I will use more than one tarp and have students compete against each other. Explain to the students that they areContinue reading “FLIP THE TARP”