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150+ Outrageously Fun Group Games & Activities using No Equipment

No Props No Problem shares 150+ outrageously fun group games & activities using no equipment whatsoever, that will help your group interact, share, trust and learn.

Supported by a unique yet powerful program framework, you also get 30-Days Free access to 100s more interactive group games as featured on playmeo’s online activity database. Scan the QR code integrated with every activity to bring the book alive.




If you’re passionate about using interactive group games to help people interact, share and connect – and have no equipment whatsoever – this book is for you.

Interactive group games and activities are one of the most powerful (and attractive) ways to help people connect. And research clearly shows that the most successful programs in the world are those which intentionally build trusting and healthy relationships.

In this entertaining and simple how-to guide, Mark Collard distils 30+ years of experience to help you harness the power of group games to have fun and leave your group feeling engaged, valued and meaningfully connected to one another. All without props.

This book will help you:

  • Learn 150+ interactive group games & activities that people love, are universally appealing & require no props to play;
  • Know the difference between an ‘ice-breaker’ and an ‘ice-maker;’
  • Understand why the latest research demands that we help our groups connect first before we deliver our content;
  • Use five powerful tools to engage unwilling participants, create productive teams & exceed your group’s expectations; and
  • Apply a simple four-step program design model that is guaranteed to invite your group to play, interact, trust & learn.

Exclusive Bonuses

To help you make all of this super-easy, No Props No Problem comes with four unique, value-added resources:

  • QR code for every activity to access online video tutorials, leadership tips, variations & so much more;
  • 30-Days Free access to playmeo’s ever-expanding activity database (premium subscribers already have immediate access);
  • Free Group Games App to access everything in the palm of your hand; and
  • Forty Ready-to-Play Program Templates for 12 to 100+ people.

This book makes no props, no problem, and will help you squeeze more than just fun out of your programs.

Grab your copy of No Props No Problem today.

Written by Mark Collard, 2018 (272 pages)

ISBN 978 0992 5464 27



“All of Mark’s books have a ton of activity ideas which will help you achieve the most with the least. Take a look, you’ll be pleased you did.”
   Karl Rohnke, author & adventure programmer

“It was amazing to put your book into practice – the improvement in my facilitation with groups was really evident.”
   Clint, camp leader

“This is a GREAT book for anyone leading group activities! It’s nice to be able to lead activities without having to carry equipment around.”
   Allison Robbins, tour leader

“Mark has really captured a truck-load of wisdom and placed it into this great resource that should be in every facilitator’s tool-kit.”
   Michael, training consultant

“Since adding No Props to our library collection, it is always the first book students grab and is by far the most popular.”
   Andrew Davis, outdoor recreation lecturer

“Great resource for team-building in physical education classes.”
   Judith Donaldson, teacher

“The program staff went crazy for the No Props books we gave them. Most of them wouldn’t let them out of their sight for the week they were on camp.”
   Ang Cuy, community development officer

“I now have so many games up my sleeve, I can whip them out at any time. Thank you.”
   Pat, outdoor educator

“Such an incredible resource. Ultra-practical, ultra clear. Recommended to anybody wanting to engage groups at meetings, trainings, summits, or other team events.”
   Chad Littlefield, group facilitator

“I love your book. I have had endless, glowing feedback from my colleagues regarding the ice-breakers and warm-up activities I’ve used.”
   Barb, teacher


Featured Activities

Around The World

Fun, whole-of-group mathematical energiser.

Making Connections

Simple ice-breaker to connect group members to others.

Knee Tag

Fun, high-energy tag game for pairs & large groups.

Train Station Greetings

Zany, interactive game to inspire slow-motion moves.

Come To My Party

Curious & fun lateral-thinking game for large groups.

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