5 Fun Virtual Team Building Exercises for Remote Workers

Posted by Teambonders on Jun, 22, 2021

 

Did you know that work-from-home employees tend to be happier and healthier, are more productive in their jobs and are more likely to be loyal to the company they work for? 

But it’s not all plain sailing. Remote employees also tend to be lonelier. They don’t get the in-person interaction that their in-office counterparts do, and that can often lead to feelings of being siloed or left out. 

That’s why virtual team building events are so crucial for the success of your remote team. It’s an opportunity for your organization to promote collaboration, strengthen bonds and enhance the spirit of your remote team.

After all, teamwork makes the dreamwork, right?

What is team building and why should you care?

While remote work comes with a vast number of benefits, it also has its challenges. Communication, collaboration and loneliness are often cited as the most common issues that face any remote team.

Yet these challenges can all be addressed when you host a virtual team building event for your remote employees.

Through virtual team building, your business will be able to:

  • improve communication and collaboration;
  • encourage better teamwork;
  • help your remote team build stronger bonds; 
  • improve remote work productivity;
  • and build a fantastic company culture that drives team loyalty.

To help you achieve all of these benefits and more, Teambonders has created a range of virtual team building exercises that have been specifically designed with your work-from-home team in mind. 

Check Out Our Virtual Team Building Programs

Here are just five of the many virtual team building events we’ve designed to improve productivity and collaboration within your remote team, 

#1 - Virtual Feud 

Built with survey questions borrowed from the hit TV show, including pop culture, general knowledge and some custom corporate-centric questions, this fun team building event is complete with authentic classic visuals, sound effects and music. The goal of this event is to maximize participation, encouraging each team to work together in an online collaborative process that focuses on the group answer.

Suggested time: 1 hour

Group size: 2-980 people

#2 - AppMazing Virtual Hunt - Corporate Edition

Have your entire remote team play this exciting action-packed scavenger hunt without any of them ever having to leave their own home. This real-time, digital game will see teams try and complete as many custom-corporate challenges as possible within a specified time limit. Teams must strategize which challenges to go for vs. the ones to leave behind. 

Suggested time: 1-1.5 hours

Group size: 2 - 10,000+

#3 - Virtual Bingo 

Add prizes, inject trivia questions and bring your group of remote employees together for an hour of fun with this virtual bingo game! With a bingo hall-style caller board on the screen as your group plays and virtual bingo cards to fill in. Get ready to shout BINGO because this virtual team building exercise is a true winner for your remote team.

Suggested time: 1 hour

Group size: 2-980 people

#4 - Virtual Bonding for Charity

Give back to your local community and give your remote employees something to collaboratively work on with a charitable event. Our customizable events mean you can make any team building program a charitable one. Whatever charitable team building you want to plan, we are here to help you make it a success. 

Suggested time: Customizable

Group size: 8-1,000+

#5 - Wellness - Mind and Body Online

Looking to switch up your team building event by focusing on the health and wellness of your remote employees? Give your employees the chance to decompress and connect with their team with a wellness program such as yoga, meditation, learning to play a musical instrument, learning to paint and so many more. 

Suggested time: 30-45 minute session

Group size: 2-1,000+

Are you interested in learning more about any of these virtual team building events, or want to learn what other programs we have? Get in touch with Teambonders today. Our team would love to answer any questions that you may have.

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