A customer wants to move a box across a 4×4 minefield. The minefield is at a distance from where the customer is located hence, the customer has hired a chain of Messengers and an Executor to carry out this task. However, the Messengers have no idea which squares of the minefield have mines; only the customer has that information. Moreover, the Messengers cannot talk to each other and must only use sign language to transmit messages to the Executor at the end of the chain. The challenge is to safely move the box across the minefield without stepping on a mine.
Tied Up is a simple but fun activity that is played in pairs. The game requires two people, who have their one hand tied together, to build a house of cards. The activity looks simple, but, can be quite challenging to accomplish. Participants needs to display good teamwork, understanding, compatibility and communication to accomplish the task.
Here is a fast paced, high energy and fun learning game that you can play in your class. Download the activity handout here. When to Use Use this game when your learning objective is any of the following: Experience how careful observation, optimization and practice can lead to error reduction and performance improvement. Appreciate the importance of team work in the success of an organization. Appreciate the importance of […]