In this creativity stimulating team building activity, teams must pull together to build the highest tower out of recycled newspaper.
In paper tower, delegates are split into teams and each team must build a tower made from newspaper and tape. Careful planning is essential.
Teams must discuss their strategy, then implement their concept with precision and speed.
The team with the highest tower is the winning team and shall receive a prize.
Any irregularities, lack of trust or emerging conflict within in team work will be apparent and pointed out in the debriefing.
Teams who take risks and whose project is too ambitious often fail to build the highest tower. The concept of risk-taking and creativity serve as metaphors for real life situations.
This activity encourages planning, creativity and implementation skills. During the process of accomplishing something great, teams must subordinate their own ego for the good of the team.