12 Fun Indoor Team Building Activities for Employees of All Ages
Have you just got ‘arrowed’ to plan a team building activity for your company? Mulling over what activity is hip enough for the millennials and not too perplexing for the baby boomers to navigate? Scratch your head no further, we have 12 fun indoor activities that would help you catalyse the team building process while staying cool indoors in sunny Singapore.
For the Art-venturous:
1. Paint on T-Shirts and Tote Bags From Your Homes/Office
If you’re looking to bond with your colleagues over art, Streaks n Strokes has just the thing for you! They provide virtual team bonding sessions over Zoom, where an art instructor will teach everyone how to paint on tote bags. You can choose to paint together in your office, or separately from the comfort of your own homes. Simply fill up the virtual bonding session form and order painting kits which will be delivered right to you. There have corporate team discounts for teams of 6 members and more!
Instead of traditional canvases that tend to get left in the
Streaks n Strokes
Phone: +65 8587 8884
Price: From $19.90 per trial kit and $44.90 per basic painting kit (Corporate Discounts Available)
Accommodates: Up to 100 per session
2. Always wanted to have your own garden but HDB won’t allow you to? Create your very own mini garden at a DIY Terrarium Workshop
Make Your Own’s workshop offers a unique experience unlike other terrarium workshops, where they have a wide selction of designs and options for you to choose from. Participants can freely express their creativity by designing their Terrarium from the ground up. Each session provides enough time for participants to learn the basic mechanics of Terrarium building as well as to build their own.
Make Your Own
Phone: +65 8587 8884
Price: From $59.90 (Per pax)
Accommodates: 10 – 50 pax (Min. 10)
Address: 29 Tai Seng Avenue #06-09 Natural Cool Lifestyle Hub Singapore 534119
For the Soulful:
3. Write the soundtrack of your company
Develop harmony at the workplace by getting your colleagues to harmonise with one another with their hidden musical talents. They offer various packages catering to different styles and experiences. What’s more, you can even produce a music video complete with your very own written song in just under a few hours. Not to worry if you have no musical experience, facilitators are there to guide you at every beat.
Email / Phone:
+65 97317467 / firstname.lastname@example.org – Daniel
+65 9841 4711 / email@example.com – Eugene
+65 9430 8778 / firstname.lastname@example.org – Cheryl
Price: Email for enquiry
Accommodates: 5 – 300 pax (Depending on activity)
Address: 1 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238824
For those looking for a mouthful:
4. Experience ‘overcooked’ in real life
Do you have that one colleague that always says he could cook it better? You can now settle the culinary dispute in a fuss free environment! At Culinary On, get to compete with one another for the title of office Master Chef and when the dust settles you get to eat your spoils over cocktails!
5. Here’s another cook out option for team building with a twist
At D’Open kitchen, apart from normal cooking packages, they offer the Amazing Race culinary challenge! Participants will race not only to make the best dish but must use their combined wits to purchase their ingredients within a given time and budget.
6. Have a sweet tooth? Here’s a chocolate making workshop
What better way to bond than over learning how to craft one of the world’s most beloved treats. Chocolate lovers will ooze with excitement as they learn the skills to make chocolate on their own. At the end of the session, learners will pick up how to hand-craft eight different types of chocolates.
7. If a cookout is just too much effort, say hello to the local cuisine tour
This casual bonding activity is well suited with companies that have many expats and staff that just want an excuse to eat and are looking for something simple after a long work day. The tour starts by picking you up from your office location and off you go on a culinary adventure. With local delights like chilli crab, nasi lemak, and even durian on the list, you can be sure it would be a flavourful evening. If you’re a Singaporean with your own mind of what makes up the authentic Singaporean food experience, they offer a customised itinerary as well.
Phone: +65 6779 1031
Price: $99++ (Per pax)
Accommodates: Min. 20
Address: 116 Jalan Bukit Merah #01-1655 Singapore 160116
For those seeking to challenge your mind:
8. What better way to build teamwork than to lock your colleagues together in a room
This renown escape room company has franchises around the world. Well-suited for all ages and is not physically demanding, but be mentally prepared to solve puzzles developed by a MENSA member with a Masters in Psychology. What makes the venue sweeter is their well decorated and cosy lounge. If you have large groups, they can cater to corporate events.
Escape Hunt: Singapore
Phone: +65 6100 0828
Price: From $76 (per room) for 2 – 6 pax
Accommodates: 2 – 100
Address: Concorde Hotel & Shopping Mall, #02-43 100 Orchard Road Singapore 238840
9. If you like the escape room concept but would like a more tailored experience
At Xcape: Singapore, not only do they have rooms designed with darker twists, they offer a customised experience right at your office or whichever location you might prefer. With rave reviews, they have catered to companies like Apple and Facebook. From team building experiences to just activities for pure fun. Check out ‘The Walking Dead Escape’ game they partnered with Fox to develop in promoting ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 5 here.
Price: From $22 (per pax)
Accommodates: 2 – 100
Bugis Village, 154B Rochor Road, S188427 Phone: +65 6337 4905
Xcape Funtasy Bugis Village, 152B Rochor Road, S188427 Phone: +65 6204 1459
Season 2 & Xcape Haunted Bugis Village, 160A Rochor Road, S188435 Phone: +65 6337 4905
10. Enjoy stimulating your mind but not so much being trapped in a confined space with your boss? Try Pub Trivia games! Your colleagues might be more bearable after a few drinks
SG Tipsy Trivia is Singapore’s only Singapore-themed trivia quiz that is held every last Thursday of the month at different watering holes. If you’re looking for a bonding activity that is chill and casual for a small group, this might be the low-cost and fun activity for you and your colleagues. Form a team of between 2 – 8 players and compete against others over 5 different categories. The winning team gets to keep 50% of the pot!
SG Tipsy Trivia
Price: $5 (per pax) or free (if you win)
Accommodates: 2 -6 per team (Extra 2 players will incur point deduction)
Address: Various pubs and bars in Singapore. Read Game Rules here.
For a more meaningful touch:
The last 2 activities are by Catalyst Singapore which conducts many different team building activities. We highlight 2 activities that offer a fun and meaningful experience that allows you and your colleagues to offer something back to the community.
11. Building a dream
The objective of this activity is to build bicycles together in different teams. Sounds simple enough?
12. Toy Factory
As the name suggests, teams are given wooden parts and a blueprint to aid them in building toys. To make the toys meaningful, participants then have to creatively develop educational games to complete the toys. The toys are donated to a local children’s charity, school or home.