Discover the best ice breaker activities to get to know your colleagues better! Whether you want to inspire your office with team building experiences or bond with your workmates through fun games and challenges, there are countless team building activities that will motivate your group. As well as motivating your team members, there are also a wide range of fun activities that will help you bond with your family and friends. From virtual office teamwork events to family days out, we have rounded up the top 10 best team building activities that will motivate any group.


Top 10 Best Team Building Activities to Motivate Any Group:

  • Paint and Sip Experience with Merriment Atelier
  • Introduction to Table Making with The River Shop
  • Team Building Painting Activity with MasterPeace
  • Introduction to Pottery Class with Recess Living
  • Street Art & Graffiti Workshop with Graft
  • Pasta Making Class with Pasta 'n Play
  • Terrarium Masterclass with Botanical Boys
  • Afternoon Tea Workshop with Saddleworth Cookery School
  • Virtual Candle Making Class with Charlie Doodle
  • Dim Sum Cookery Class with London Cookery School

Paint and Sip Experience with Merriment Atelier

Get creative with your colleagues

Location: Venue of your choosing

Merriment Atelier is an event company that offers paint and sip classes, private parties, and corporate team building events. All workshops are created to deliver a complete experience made up of creativity, painting, drinks, snacks and music.

All of the materials including acrylic paints, canvases, brushes and aprons are provided in this artistic team building activity, so all you need to bring along is your teammates and your unique creativity.

Merriment Atelier's mission is to make people fall in love with painting and to turn this activity into part of their lifestyle. This paint and sip experience gives your team the opportunity to relax, unwind and explore intricate artistic techniques together.

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Introduction to Table Making with The River Shop

Discover impressive woodworking techniques

Location: Woolwich, South East London

Learn how to make your very own table in this workshop! You and your team will master gluing, clamping, sanding, routing, sawing, oiling and so much more.

This hands on workshop is an exciting opportunity to bond with your workmates while learning and developing your woodworking skills. Creating a table top out of planks of wood is sure to boost your ability to work as a team!

Richard, founder of The River Shop, has a wealth of experience teaching eager students how to create unique, durable and magnificent pieces of wooden furniture. This makes workshops with Richard the best place to discover the rewarding feeling of making something from scratch as a team.

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Team Building Painting Activity with MasterPeace

Develop your painting skills

Location: Venue of your choosing

Find the Claude Monet in your colleagues with a range of team building painting and drawing experiences, hosted by MasterPeace at your offices or a location of your choosing.

These sessions are designed to help participants engage and interact, as they activate their creativity and connect with the process and each other. Choose from a selection of painting kits put together by the talented artists at MasterPeace or work to a bespoke motif designed for your team.

MasterPeace is a drop-in art experience in Belgravia for adults who want to learn to paint mindfully & express themselves creatively. Their team building painting experiences are designed to be inclusive of all levels of artist, plus they include a series of creative sketching games to help create a relaxing and judgement-free environment for you and your team.

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Introduction to Pottery Class with Recess Living

Make your own pottery

Location: Dalston, East London

Create, explore and experience the benefits of mindfulness with your team. Learning how to unwind is important for any team! This workshop will help you and your workmates find new ways to relax outside of work.

In this pottery workshop, you will not only discover how to create personalised pottery pieces, you will also learn how to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

This tactile intentional process offers you the opportunity to disconnect from the busyness of your world as you relax and get lost in moments of sculpting and carving with your hands.

Recess Living is a London-based, events and lifestyle company that creates experiences, stories, and connections to inspire you to enjoy a guilt-free timeout.

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Street Art & Graffiti Workshop with Graft

Design your own street art

Location: Bristol City Centre

If you're looking for a unique - and uniquely Bristol - creative experience with your team, then why not join this graffiti workshop with Graft?

All of Graft's workshops are led by professional artists and experienced teachers. Workshops and team building events offer an authentic, in-depth experience of Bristol graffiti and street art.

This workshop takes places in a former police station where you can learn graffiti in the cells! From designing a tag to stencil spraying, unleash you inner Banksy with your teammates.

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Pasta Making Class with Pasta 'n Play

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Location: Live online class

This pasta making workshop is sure to satisfy your craving for Italian food! If some of your colleagues work remotely, then this is definitely a workshop that will bring your team together.

Join this virtual class where you will master how to make Tagliatelle, Gnocchetti and so much more! In the comfort of your own kitchen, you can learn how to make delicious pasta with two simple ingredients: flour and water.

Vicky at Pasta 'n Play is on a mission to educate people on how much fun it can be to cook together with family, friends and workmates.

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Terrarium Masterclass with Botanical Boys

Build your own terrarium 

Location: Kings Cross, North London

This masterclass gives your team the chance to get out of the office and stuck into nature! Get your hands dirty creating your very own mini eco-system with the Botanical Boys.

Each person in your team will learn how to build a self-sustaining living garden in a 3 ltr glass jar topped with a natural cork lid that they can take home with them.

Once built, your garden will require very minimal maintenance, but the Botanical Boys will teach you everything you need to know to take care of your terrarium.

Ben and Darren founded the Botanical Boys in 2009. Their love for plants and terrariums is infectious and people who join them on their workshops will learn how to make a beautiful terrarium as well as how to care for their creation.

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Afternoon Tea Workshop with Saddleworth Cookery School

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Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester

Calling all fans of sweet treats and savoury goods! This afternoon tea workshop gives your team the chance to make classic afternoon tea recipes.

In this two hour class, learn how to make sweet and savoury scones, mini quiches, fruit tarts and treat sized cakes.

Once you have finished making, baking and assembling your afternoon tea dishes, you and your team can enjoy the fruits of your labour.

Situated in the heart of the rolling Pennine hills in a former textiles mill, Saddleworth Cookery School is a unique learning space that hosts cooking classes, workshops and team building experiences.

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Virtual Candle Making Class with Charlie Doodle

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Location: Live online class

This online candle making class is yet another amazing online experience that will help teams that work remotely feel more connected to their workmates.

Each member of your team will learn how to make their very own candles using essential oils, fragrances, colour dyes and 100% pure eco-soy wax.

This candle making class is the gift that keeps on giving! Not only will your team feel relaxed within the workshop, but each member will make their own candle to burn whenever they want to unwind after the class.

Charlie Doodle hosts creative classes both online and in the Flamingo Studio in Brighton. Their workshops welcome students of any ability to come and expand their creativity and craft skills.

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Dim Sum Cookery Class with London Cookery School

Learn how to cook delicious recipes 

Location: Holloway, North London

Learn how to make impressive and intricate dim sum with your teammates! In total you will make about 16-20 delicious dumplings each and at the end of the class you can eat your handmade tasty dumplings.

With guidance from your expert tutor, learn how to make crystal prawn dumplings, chiu chow steamed dumplings and open top steamed pork and prawn dumplings.

London Cookery School run a range of cooking workshops which are sure to expand your taste palate and build your cooking skills.

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Whether you are looking for fun, unusual and creative ways to motivate your team or exciting experiences to help you bond with your family and friends, discover the best team building activities that are sure to leave your team feeling inspired. Explore virtual events to help remote colleagues feel more connected to your team. From cooking and enjoying dim sum and afternoon tea to exploring mindful arts and crafts, find the top 10 best team building activities that will motivate any group.

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