Team building activities are meant to initiate fun into a group with the aim of uniting the team and if possible strengthening an already existing bond. Team building should be made possible outside the working environment.
During team building, the group that forms the team should make it a decision to have to fun off from their normal working routine. They should ensure that they reduce their official tag and just release all the happiness that has been kept in them with the aim of achieving success. They need to release all the tension that may have built up within themselves as they have been working all through.
Working to meet targets ensures that the group is committed to achieving success and meeting their goals and targets. Team building activities should be designed in such a way that they can release all that and just be themselves. They should release the inner being that has been put under check by the long working periods. The working periods may be long working hours throughout the year, or they may be after some years just working to earn and make ends meet.
When the group is out of their normal routine to have fun, they need to release themselves and not fear any of the group members. This is the act that mostly binds them all together since the fear and formality of the workplace is all broken down. This is the tie that enables the group to remain together and also work together as well. If possible, the members should be free and ready to mingle with the others. The bond of friendship is also bound by this. The members should be encouraged to behave like children who play and have fun without caring about who is who.
The organisers need to ensure that they include a variety of activities during the session. This helps to capture the interests of the members as much as possible. If one does not like a given activity, they are likely to enjoy another one. The tastes and preferences of individual members of the group should be put into consideration. The planners can interact with individual members during the planning time and ensure that they capture the likes and preferences of the group as much as possible.
Their characters should also be considered as much as possible. For example, introvert activities should be considered just as important as extrovert likes and vice versa should also apply. If the weather is not conducive for outdoor games, then fun activities suitable for indoors should be put into consideration.