The team’s race against the clock to try and retrieve a ping pong ball placed at the bottom of a leaky pipe. To do this they are provided with a bucket of water and several cups. Teams are required to use good teamwork and problem-solving skills to complete the challenge.
2 buckets of water, 2 table tennis balls, cups, 2 pipes drilled with holes (can be purchased from plumbing specialist store).
Small. Outdoors only.
8 to 12 ideally, but can be done with 6 to 14 participants.
- 5 minutes to brief and set up
- 10 minutes to achieve the outcome
- 5 minutes to review and debrief
Suggested Learning Outcomes
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