Team Building Activity: Pizza Toss

The next time you’re team building with a group, try this exciting, low-cost activity that will leave participants with a new understanding of communication! 

Pizza Toss

DSC01959Time Needed: 10 – 15 minutes

Group Size: Any! Split large group into smaller groups of 5-6 participants 

Materials: Webbing or rope, tied in a circle

Directions:

  1. Have group of 5-6 participants stand around the webbing or rope in a circle.
  2. Ask them to take the rope with both hands, and hold it just above waist level.
  3. Let the group know that this is their pizza. They must work together to get the pizza just right before putting it in the oven.
  4. Ask the group to toss the pizza in the air and catch it again. Allow them time to practice.
  5. After the first toss, use the following variations:
    • Toss the pizza in the air and rotate it while tossing (they choose the direction).
    • Toss the pizza in the air and clap once before catching it.
    • Toss the pizza in the air, rotate it and clap once before catching it.
    • Toss the pizza in the air, rotate it, and spin around before catching it.

Debrief Questions:

  1. DSC01953How did you accomplish the tasks given?
  2. How did your team work together to complete the tasks?
  3. How are these tasks like working with a group in your community?

Did you try this activity? Let us know how it went!

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