Poisonous Spider’s Web
This is an activity that develops teamwork, thinking, planning and evaluation. It can be used for all ages, and is often used in corporate training situations as well as with youth.
Make a spider’s web of rope and cords, suspended between two trees. The spaces between the ropes should be of varying size, but most of them should be big enough for a person to pass through.
How to Play
The players are told that they have come across a poisonous spider’s web. If the web is touched, the spider will instantly come to the strand that was touched, and bite whoever is closest. The bite is poisonous.
Your objective is to get every member of your team through the spider’s web, without touching it. If anyone touches it, the entire team has to start again. Each hole may be used only once.
After the team is successfully through the web, ask them how they tackled the problem, whether their strategies were successful or not, who was leading the group, who did not cooperate, etc. depending on what areas you want to focus on.