Divide into groups of four or five. Each group should “build” the given structure by linking themselves up. The structures can be: a bridge, a tree, a school, a plane, a bus, a ship, a tower, a temple, a flower, a butterfly, an elephant, etc.


* Donna Brandes and Howard Phillips. Gamesters Handbook: 140 Games for Teachers and Group Leaders(Cheltenham: Stanley Thornes Ltd, 1990), p. 21. 21.

Type of exercise:


0-15 min


Variation: Groups can build their structures one by one so that others can see what they came up with.

Possible difficulties: