Whether it’s rainy or sunny, there are plenty of wonderful indoor and outdoor games for families and job colleagues that can transform a boring weekend into one filled with fun and laughter.
From clever ways to get the kids to appreciate the nature that’s all around them to indoor activities that will keep the little ones entertained when the weather isn’t great, we have some fantastic ideas to get you started.
Outdoor team building activities have a decidedly different flavor than their indoor counterparts. For one, you usually do these activities at team retreats. The mood at these retreats is more casual and released than that in an indoor weekend workshop.
Since everyone is in a relaxed mood, the activities you choose must utilize and amplify this energy.
Consequently, outdoor team building activities generally tend to be more fun and active. The business fades into the background as you focus more on helping the team come together and having a good time.
Indoor activities, because of where they’re conducted, typically have a very different character than outdoor activities. You’ll usually conduct these activities during regular office hours or at most, a weekend. If you’re at a team retreat, your activities will largely be outdoors, not within the confines of some conference room.
Because of this, indoor activities tend to be more serious. The aim is the same - to improve communication, trust and collaboration skills - but they have a decidedly formal tilt.
Let’s look at a few indoor team building activities you can use in your next team meeting: