Man sitting on bottom holding a tin can between his feet, as seen in Tin Can Pass

Tin Can Pass

Dextrous group initiative that builds team skills.

  • Fun problem-solving exercise
  • Develops collaboration
  • Fosters creativity
  • Focus on goal-setting
  • Multiple variations

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  1. David Piang-Nee

    Great sequence and activity to help a group setup their interactions, values, intentions and belief, structures. I love the fact that they get to immediately test out and reflect afterwards on those values and constructs in a practical way.

    Usually the first part of establishing common ground rules might be where it ends at. This practical activity pushes further in a fun and challenging manner and encourages more by in and deeper connection and reflection to concepts that were put down on paper.

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