Top 5 Virtual Team Building Activities
7 May 2020 / Meetings & Events /
As remote working has become the new normal over the last few weeks, colleagues have had to find new ways to communicate with each other and keep team morale high. While we wait to welcome you back to The Grove for our fantastic team building events, there are a variety of virtual team building activities and games to try in the meantime.
Wildgoose are award-winning leaders in team building events and have grown their services to offer several remote team building activities. They aim to recreate the camaraderie and buzz of office life by connecting teams with fun games and challenges. Start your day with the daily kick-off, which helps to boost team morale first thing in the morning, or arrange a team quiz or virtual escape room for an after-work social. Wildgoose even offer a virtual away day for the ultimate remote team building activity.
As the name suggests, teambuilding™ are all about increasing employee happiness, communication and engagement through fun team building games. Their range of virtual team building activities includes online office olympics, where each team competes in games to win; virtual campfires, where teams gather round to share stories, answer ice-breaker questions and play trivia games; and virtual murder mystery, where remote teams need to work together to solve a murder in Ancient Egypt. They also offer remote workshops, such as online storytelling, as well as training for leaders on how to manage a remote team.
Let’s Roam have branched out from their usual outdoor activities, such as scavenger hunts and ghost tours, to offer a variety of online team building activities. Using their custom video conferencing tool, they provide a range of virtual games to bring teams together, such as charades, trivia, impersonations, and more. Let’s Roam use experienced event planners to help arrange team building activities, so each event is tailor-made and organised for you.
The Go Game
Dubbing themselves “The Virtual Water Cooler”, The Go Game provides a unique team building experience as they assign a dedicated host to each event. This means you don’t need to worry about nominating a host in-house and everyone can participate. Their remote team building game uses their own video conferencing software and the host guides you through a variety of fun activities, from drawing games to challenges. The host will also provide music and commentary, which makes the event more fun for everyone.
If you’d rather personalise your remote team building activity, QuizBreaker provides an easy way to create your own virtual quiz. Tailor the questions to suit your team and help colleagues find out more about each other through ice-breaker questions and fun facts. Using a multiple-choice answer system, you can curate unique questions and send different quizzes to your team members, so everyone can join in.