Lay the Way

Set of pictograms free to download and print out, to illustrate the life cycle of materials in a playful way.

https://ziel13.ws.io-flow.de/ (Leg den Weg)

Remark: You’ll find more downloadable stuff here: “Bauunterlagen für die Dämmstoffbar” translates to “Construction documents for the Insulation Bar”, a model scale display of various insulation materials (see pic to your right); whereas “Bauunterlagen für das Praxis-Lehrmodell „Strohbau“” gives you the construction documents for building a model to practice straw bale infill, as shown in the left pic. All documentation is German only.

Billions in Change Official Film 2015

The world is facing some huge problems. There’s a lot of talk about how to solve them. But talk doesn’t reduce pollution, or grow food, or heal the sick. That takes doing. This film is the story about a group of doers, the elegantly simple inventions they have made to change the lives of billions of people, and the unconventional billionaire spearheading the project.

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Trust Lift

Let yourself be carried by others! Let yourself be carried away!

Number of People: any in groups of (at best) 7 or 9 people

Time: 0.25 hrs

Place/Space: indoor, outdoor, 4–5 m² per group

Equipment:

  • none

Link to desription (doc): Trust Lift

Keeper of the Keys

Keeper of the Keys involves strategy, collaboration, and the use of multiple senses to solve a collective challenge. This strategy creates opportunities to generate dialogue about individual and collective group strategy and to practice engaging more of the five senses.

Number of People: 8–25

Time: 0,5 hrs

Place/Space: any, enough for a circle

Equipment:

  • keys
  • chair (optional)

Link to desription (doc): Keeper of the Keys

Dragon’s Tail Dodgeball

Dragon’s tail dodgeball is a dodgeball game for groups of at least 12 people. Several groups compete each other.

Number of People: 12 or (many) more

Time: arbitrary, short

Place/space: Indoor, outdoor, lots of space (at least 60 m²)

Equipment:

  • You need at least one (soft) ball. In larger groups, several balls can be used as well.

Link to desription (doc): Dragon’s Tail Dodgeball

Don’t Stop the Ball

Multiple balls are kicked in a circle.

Number of People: 5–15

Time: 0,25 hrs

Place/space: Indoor/outdoor, flat surface of 20 to 40 m²

Equipment:

  • You need several smaller balls (best suited are tennis balls or alike). Prepare as many balls as there are players.

Link to desription (doc): Don’t Stop the Ball

Building Bridges

Building something together starts with organisation of the group.

Number of People: any

Time: 10–20 min

Place/space: Indoor, 10 m² per group

Equipment:

  • paper (old newspapers, etc.)
  • sticky tape
  • weights (books, shoes, etc.)
  • box (e.g. a shoe box)

Link to desription (doc): Building Bridges

Blindfolded Soccer

Blindfolded soccer is a variant of soccer with additional handicap, making it a trust building game.

Number of People: 8–20 (ideally dividable by four)

Time: arbitrary

Place/space: Indoor/outdoor, small playground

Equipment:

  • a ball (for example, a soccer ball)
  • two goals
  • blindfolds for half of the players

Link to desription (doc): Blindfolded Soccer

Baking Bread

Baking bread (or baking oven) is a trust building game for groups of 7 or more people.

Number of People: 7 or more

Time: 0,5 hrs

Place/space: Indoor/outdoor, 10 m² or more depending on group size

Equipment:

  • none

Link to desription (doc): Baking Bread

Arrange the Chairs

When a task is impossible to be done by the rules, the solution lies in cooperation – and changing the rules.

Number of People: any, at least 8

Time: 0,5 hrs max

Place/space: Indoor, (outdoor), about 2–3 m² per person

Equipment:

  • Lots of small pieces of paper, marker pens

Link to desription (doc): Arrange the Chairs