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Outrageously Fun Community-Building Games for 30+ People

The best times I can recall as a member of my local youth group were the outrageously fun games we played during many of our…

What are the Latest Trends in Education?

A few weeks back, a playmeo member asked me what I knew about current educational trends. That is a great question, I thought. I had…

NEW – Activity Search Filters

A long-awaited update to our powerful activity search engine is now complete. Previously, filtering a selected group of activities was only possible by nominating ONE…

Top 3 Activities to Explore Conflict Resolution

Some people confuse the absence of conflict as part of the ideals of a high-performance team, but it is not. In the words of M…

New Courses to Develop Your SEL Programming Skills

Here are four professional development opportunities to sharpen your SEL programming skills, especially if you work in an educational setting. Click the links to learn…

Activity Ideas for Young Children

A common question from teachers and group leaders is to know how they can filter all of the content in playmeo’s activity database based on…

The Best Conference Energisers for 100+ People

When I think of conferences, I think of at least two potentially crushing pinch points in terms of audience engagement: Starting on time – this…

Site v Central – A Powerful Way to Frame Your Group Initiatives

One of the most powerful frameworks I encountered when I was first learning adventure programming was “site versus central.” At first glance, this may not…

Engaging 750 People Online You Can’t See

There was a time amid the height of the recent health pandemic I was invited to present a short session to a virtual audience in…

How to Set Successful Goals

Wow. Four weeks plus have already passed in 2023, and tomorrow is February. Were you among the millions of folks who set themselves one or…

How to Encourage People Who Don’t or Won’t Want to Play

Have you ever asked yourself this question? I’m afraid that some of the people in my team won’t want to play. What do I do?…

Fun 30-Minute Get-To-Know-You Session

Across the southern hemisphere, millions of schoolchildren are returning to school soon, not to mention just as many adults returning to work. In many cases,…

New SEL Courses

Suppose you’re interested in learning more and developing your skills to introduce social-emotional learning (SEL) programs into your curriculum. In that case, you may like…

How Was Your Break? Urghhh… How To Make Questions More Interesting

Hey folks, welcome to the new year. It’s great to be back in the writer’s chair after a couple of weeks off. So, how was…

Best Wishes for the Festive Season

Hey folks, As we approach this festive season, this is just a quick note to say how much I appreciate your support. Your support, especially…

New Expanded ‘Number of People’ Filter

We’re excited to announce a useful expansion of our activity search filters. Now, when you are searching for specific activities that suit a particular group…

Most Popular Blog Posts 2022

If you’re new to playmeo, or have just been too busy to absorb all of our content this year, this post will save you a…

Framing is Everything

A conversation that was sparked during a recent 1:1 live support session focused on the importance and value of framing our group’s experiences. In the…

Brand New Activities

Wow, I’ve been so busy I can’t believe it’s been almost 3 months since I uploaded a new activity to the database. Now, to be…

Still Leading Virtual Team-Building Programs?

It may seem to many of us that the pandemic is over, but clearly, there are many programs where certain safety precautions are still being…

Know Your Why

Many of you will be familiar with the work of Simon Sinek, leadership expert and TED Speaker. Indeed, it was his phenomenal TED Talk How…

Fun 60-Minute Team-Building Program

When I first started as an experiential educator, one of the most powerful ways to learn was to emulate the program delivery models of some…

The Carbon Generation

While this post may seem like a big departure from the typical focus of this blog, I assure you there is a strong connection. They…

Radio Silence?

Folks, I apologise for the apparent radio silence from me these past couple of weeks. I’m not looking for sympathy, but I share this news…