Photo Finish


The aim of the challenge is for the whole group to step across the line at exactly the same time. If one person is out of sync, then they must start over again. This activity involves planning, communication, timing and resilience.

Equipment Required: Straight line floor marking (can use cones or rope).
Space Required: Small. Indoors or outdoors.
Group Size: 8 to 12 ideally, but can be done with up to 20.

Total Time: 20 minutes

  • 5 minutes to brief the group, allow planning and set up
  • 10 minutes to achieve outcome
  • 5 minutes to review and debrief

Suggested Learning Outcomes

  • Communication
  • Cooperation
  • Goal setting
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving

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