Frostbite team game

Frostbite is a team building activity which creates the scenario of people stranded in a snow storm. With the help of their leader, they must build a proper shelter or else they will die of cold. They must keep themselves warm until the rescue team arrives.


Time: 20-30 minutes

Group Size: 5-10 Members

Equipment: Pillows, Bed sheets, Candles, matches and regular household stuffs

Effective Age Group: 15 and above

How to play Frostbite?


A team of army is left stranded on extremely cold region after they were hit by a snow storm. The leader has suffered a frostbite and the rest of the troop has suffered from severe cold.

  • A random person is chosen as leader while the rest are his/her crew.
  • Since the leader is supposed to have frostbite, he cannot walk. The other players are blindfolded.
  • Now they must build a warm shelter with the help of pillows, bed sheets and other household materials.
  • Now the leader instructs the crew to ignite a match stick and light the candle.

Key Takeaways:

  • Make sure you have dangerous things like sharp objects (Nails, glass pieces) away from the scene.
  • Make sure as a leader you are giving correct information to your crew.
  • As a variation, you can play this game with multiple teams competing against time.

Learning Outcomes:

  • This game helps to improve your communication skills.
  • This game also aids to cooperation among your team.
  • The concept of space management is also properly illustrated