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Team Building Exercise: Word Tangle

Team Building Exercise: Word Tangle
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Article Rating:::: 110 Ratings :::: Monday, August 10, 2009
 

Purpose

This fun and creative exercise allows participants to work within a team and brainstorm different ideas to come up with the right answer.

Objective

Team members to work together in untangling words and win a prize.

What You Need

  • A copy of word sheet for each team (See an example of the word sheet at the bottom of this page)
  • A prize for the winning team such as a box of chocolate

Setup

  • Divide the participants into teams of 3 or 4 people.
  • Give each team a copy of the word sheet.
  • Explain that each team has 5 minutes to untangle as many words as they can.
  • The team with the most correct words will win the prize.
  • At the end of the activity, read out the correct answers to the group.

Timing

Explaining the Test: 5 minutes.

Activity: 15 minutes

 

Word Sheet

All the words used in this word sheet are associated with the subject of “Team work”

  1. GISBMTORNIANR
  2. TACNUNIOMOMC
  3. NOTPACTIIRRAPI
  4. GEMTENCOURANE
  5. LETORANEC
  6. PESTREC
  7. CYREVITATI
  8. TOMVATIONI
  9. GINPIRSIN
  10. PRATCONIOEO

 

 

Answers

  1. Brainstorming
  2. Communication
  3. Participation
  4. Encouragement
  5. Tolerance
  6. Respect
  7. Creativity
  8. Motivation
  9. Inspiring
  10. Cooperation


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Comments

Pamela    By Pamela @ Thursday, November 21, 2013 1:04 PM
two of these words have typos!! (the first is missing an R and the last has an extra O that should be an E)

Chelsea Elm   By Chelsea Elm @ Thursday, November 21, 2013 10:24 PM
Thanks for spotting this Pamela. It has been corrected.


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