Creative problem solving techniques includes methods designed to shift a person’s mental state into one that fosters creativity.
There are also techniques that look for solutions to problems by reframing the problem.
Blind Shapes - Teams are blindfolded and tasked with forming a number of geometric shapes defined by the facilitator.
Participants have to put their hands in front of them and then place the length of rope in their hands. Lava Flow - Your team have come across a lava river, the only way to survive is to cross the river to safety.
The group is split in two, with both sides working together to complete the challenge.
Cooperation and planning are essential to complete this task...Traffic Jam - Traffic Jam is a real, ‘brain buster’ that requires a lot thinking and communication.This challenge is very similar to a human chess game.A newspaper and a roll of tape is all the team will receive to complete this exercise. Cane Tower - Your team are lost in a bamboo forest, the only real hope is to catch the attention of people in the nearest village before nightfall.To be seen from the village, articles of clothing must be hoisted to exactly 6 metres on two separate structures. Spiders Web - The aim of the challenge is for the whole team to travel through the web.Can you transport your whole team to safety and survive the lava flow? Sheep and Shepherd - In smaller teams, blindfolded team members must be guided into a pen by the shepherd giving them verbal commands.The team that pens the most amount of sheep in the quickest time, wins the challenge...At the moment, the web is blocking your path to safety.Be careful though, as the web is extremely poisonous and any time a team member touches the web, the challenge will be restarted...Scrap Tower - Teams compete to build the highest tower that holds a weighted object off the ground for a minimum of ten seconds.Careful planning and creative thinking are essential for this fun team exercise.