Best 20 Team Building Activities under $20

May 17, 2021
Team Building Games Singapore

Affordable Team Building Activities

Bringing up "Team Bonding", many people would first think of staff retreats at some fancy restaurants and cringe-inducing games that force people to stay close to each other like Three-Legged Race. But why make bonding sessions so uninteresting when there are many fun and crazy ideas out there! Although it is quite challenging to find affordable team building activities nowadays, we have managed to consolidate a list of activities that you can easily play and bond with your colleagues and friends.

Before you take a look at the best team building activities under $20, do check out some of The Fun Empire's amazing team building activities!

1. Virtual Escape Room

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The Fun Empire is proud to be the first and only virtual escape room experience in Singapore! The company has built its very own original Online Escape Room to immerse participants in a completely interactive virtual world with an exciting storyline and challenging puzzles.

And in this activity, you will have the opportunity to work together with your team to solve the missing clues and uncover the truth behind the puzzles. You will also be able to exercise problem solving and communication skills while playing the game. Fret not! If you are stuck in the middle of the game, you can call for help and there will be friendly facilitators to assist you.

So if you're looking for a corporate team building activity, this will be the perfect choice for you and your organization. The virtual escape room game is delivered via secure video conferencing platforms like Zoom and Webex, allowing remote teams to collaborate in a fun and safe environment! It can also accommodate small groups of two people all the way up to very large groups of hundreds of people.

Price: As low as $20/pax
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/virtual-escape-room/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: View website for more info

2. Virtual Game Show: Wheel of Fortune

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Love watching game shows such as Wheel of Fortune, Family of Feud and more? With The Fun Empire's latest Virtual Game Show, you can transform your home office into a high-energy game show stage. Immerse yourself in an exciting virtual environment as you collaborate with your team members to solve the puzzle! Guess the letters needed to form the correct word and try to earn the most money for your team! So what are you waiting for? Get your colleagues and friends to join in the fun now!

Price: As low as $20/pax
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/virtual-game-show/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: View website for more info

3. Virtual Food Quest

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Are you a crazy fan of food? If yes, then this is the perfect team bonding activity that you don't want to miss out! Test your knowledge with the unique Virtual Food Quest experience in Singapore. The Virtual Food Quest, created by The Fun Empire, promises an epic food experience for everyone.

Grab your foodie colleagues and friends to solve food-related challenges, all of which revolve around a different cuisine! Take some time to connect to them, as you learn about the various food types together. In this lighthearted, fun team building game session, your team's communication and teamwork will be tested. Who knows you might even get hungry while playing this game!

Price: As low as $20/pax
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/virtual-food-quest/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: View website for more info

4. Virtual Travel Experience

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If you want to know more about Singapore and love travelling, The Fun Empire's Virtual Travel Experience is the perfect choice for you and your team! Embark on an exciting virtual adventure to Singapore as you try to solve the family mystery for your grandmother's last wish: Where is your grandaunt and the family heirloom? Work together with your team and learn more about the different eras of Singapore's history. You and your team will experience a virtual journey combining elements of Escape Room, Amazing Race, Treasure Hunt, 360 Virtual Tours, Trivia Quizzes and many other more!

Price: As low as $20/pax
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/virtual-travel-experience/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: View website for more info

5. Virtual Time Travel

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The Fun Empire is proud to present the Virtual Time Travel experience for just $20/pax inspired by the concept Back to the Future. With Virtual Time Travel, you will travel back in time to find your missing uncle. You will participate and solve puzzles in different times and time zones, transcending time with your team. Race against the clock to complete your mission before it's too late!

In this activity, be prepared to squeeze your brain juices and use your problem solving and communication skills to complete the game. Suitable for groups of all sizes -  2 pax to unlimited players, anywhere. Highly entertaining and challenging, The Fun Empire’s Virtual Time Travel escape puzzle experience is one of the most recent and best team bonding activity ever!

Price: As low as $20/pax
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/virtual-time-travel/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: View website for more info

6. Saber Tag

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Saber Tag is the world's first and only team-building activity in the world that incorporates neon combat sabers and proprietary scoring vests into an exciting and action-packed activity. Participants are required to don these scoring vests and wield the glowing combat sabers to defeat their opponents in a fun and safe environment.

There are a variety of thrilling game missions available, such as Saber Wars, Battlestar Invasion, and Defenders of the Galaxy, that will put your group's teamwork, communication, and strategy to the test. The game is appropriate for people of all ages and is ideal for a variety of occasions, including children's birthday parties, friend gatherings, NS cohesion, corporate team building sessions, and company celebrations.

Price: From $15/pax
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/saber-tag/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: View website for more info

7. Ninja Tag

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Interested in becoming a ninja and taking over the world? Ninja Tag is a close-combat team building game that you can play with your coworkers and friends! The main goal of the game is to duel your opponents; with different gameplay and game objectives, you and your team will have a plethora of exciting game modes to choose from for your next team bonding event. Also, remember to pit your wits against your opponents and strategise to achieve success for your team.

Ninja Tag is one of the most unique and fun things to do in Singapore, and it costs as low as $15 per person. You can have this game set up at your company's premises, or you can choose to have it outdoors or at an available indoor team building venue. Compete against your friends in one of Singapore's most exciting team building activities!

Price: From $15/pax
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/ninja-tag/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: View website for more info

8. Bullet Ball

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Bullet Ball - the classic dodgeball game that we all love is making a huge comeback, and this special version is quickly becoming one of the most popular game activities!

Bullet ball is a high-intensity concentration game in which players on two teams attempt to throw balls at each other while avoiding being hit. Though the gameplay appears simple, this version of dodgeball includes unique twists and requires a high level of emphasis on teamwork and chemistry between the players! The balls used are soft so that you do not need to be worried about getting injured. If you are looking for something fun and active, Bullet Ball is the most ideal corporate and school team building game.

Price: From $10/pax
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/bullet-ball/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: View website for more info

9. Bullet Strike (Nerf Gun)

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Keen to experience an exciting shooting game? Bullet Strike is a great choice for you and your team to battle and bond with each other. Using strategic moves and agility, participants of the same group are required to eliminate all the other participants from the opposing team to gain victory. Such adrenaline-rush activity would get your heart pumping while you try to eliminate your opponents. So if you are looking for something action-packed and fun, this would be an interesting corporate team building activity.

Price: From $15/pax
Address: Multiple locations available
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/bullet-strike/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: View website for more info

10. Bubble Bump (Bubble Soccer)

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Many people worried about getting dirty and uncomfortable but with The Fun Empire's Bubble Bump, you don't have to worry about this anymore! Team up with your colleagues, strategise and bump your worries away. Decide on your teams, wear the bubble soccer suit. But just a word of caution: the suit is really bulky. So be weary about wearing the bubble soccer suit and try your best to kick the ball without tumbling yourselves or your teammates over.

Also, if participants are tired of playing the ordinary soccer can request to play other variants of bubble soccer too! There are many different gameplays available for you such as Bubble Bump Invasion, Bubble Bump Zombie and many more. This game would also be conducted by experienced facilitators who underwent strict assessment so members do not need to be worried about the lack of guidance. If you are looking for something that is suitable for both kids and adults, Bubble Bump would be a perfect choice for team building game.

Price: From $15/pax
Address: The Cage at Kallang, 38 Jln Benaan Kapal, Singapore 399635
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/bubble-soccer/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: View website for more info

11. Poolball

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Poolball Singapore is a game that combines pool and football, and it's a lot of fun because you get to kick soccer balls into pockets on a giant pool table without using a cue stick! Poolball is the world's largest pool table and smallest soccer pitch, measuring 7 metres in length! Simply put, it's a lot more thrilling and enjoyable. It requires strategic planning between teammates and promotes team coordination, making it ideal for corporate team building. Let's get ready for a day filled with fun and laughter!

Price: From $15/pax
Address: Multiple locations available
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/poolball/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: 6515 4146

12. Laser Tag

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The Fun Empire's Laser Tag Singapore takes an age-old, mundane pastime for kids and turns it into an out-of-this-world experience! The Fun Empire is Singapore's largest and most well-known laser tag company. Indoor and Outdoor Laser Tag games are available which the game experts develop in-house.

There are multiple game missions such as Mission Impossible, Capture the Flag and Domination that players can choose from with different game objectives. In this activity, you would have to strategise and work in teams to achieve a common goal, such as gaining points, destroying bases or scoring goals to complete the mission and defeat your opponents. As the teams progress, the games become more challenging so communication and knowledge sharing with your teammates are vital for victory. Regardless of your age, this fun and thrilling Laser Tag game will keep you entertained for hours!

Price: From $15/pax
Address: Multiple locations available
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/laser-tag/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: View website for more info

13. Combat Archery Tag

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Immerse yourself in an exciting and thrilling Combat Archery Tag game that will keep you awake for hours! This is the perfect opportunity to channel your inner Katniss or Robin Hood!

Combat Archery Tag is a fast-paced game that incorporates elements of paintball, dodgeball, and archery in a game that will get you going and your adrenaline pumping! There are various game modes such as The Domination, The Revival and The Last King for you to choose from, each having their own learning outcomes that focuses on teamwork, strategy and communication. It makes use of archery with special foam-tipped arrows to ensure your protection and comfort. This game can be played both indoors and outdoors depending on your preference.

Price: From $15/pax
Address: Multiple locations available
Website: https://www.thefunempire.com/combat-archery-tag/
Email: hello@thefunempire.com
Phone: View website for more info

14. Ice Skating

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Not everyone is able to ice skate, but what makes it really fun is that you get to see people gliding over the ice or even falling down. Don't worry if there is no one in your team who knows how to skate. At the Rink, friendly staff will be there to help out when you fall. Just enjoy the camaraderie! Also, it can be very exhilarating in that you can move very fast once you get the hang of it. If you have not tried ice skating before, now is the perfect opportunity for you to do so!

Price: From $12/pax
Address: 2 Jurong East Central 1, #03-11, JCube, Singapore 609731
Website: https://www.therinkonline.com/rink/
Phone: 6684 2374

15. Kayaking

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If you've had enough of team building activities on land, perhaps you can consider water sports activities such as kayaking. Paddling through the water using your own muscles and feeling the cool water under the hot weather will make you feel calm and happy. Pair up and get personal with a colleague you have been wanting to get to know more about. Have a friendly match with your other colleagues and just enjoy! Feeling hot? Spend your team building session in the water now!

Price: From $12/pax
Address: 8 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397699
Website: https://www.sportshub.com.sg/kayak-canoe-rental
Phone: 6653 8900

16. Holey Moley

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Have you ever tried playing golf indoor? That's right, Holey Moley is a wonderful social place located in the heart of Singapore that offers indoor mini-golf course, cocktails and bar bites. Be prepared to guzzle down some cocktails before you hit their funky and party themed mini golf-courses. Get close to your friends while you savour in those yummy alcohols.

Just take note that due to the current COVID restrictions, they can only host parties for up to maximum 5 pax per group.

Price: From $20/pax
Address: 3B River Valley Rd, Singapore 179024
Website: holeymoley.com.sg
Phone: 3129 0000

17. Trekking in Kranji Marshes

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If you are on a tight budget, why not go for a walk in Kranji Marshes. Prepare to form teams and wear your trekking shoes for a trek around Singapore's largest freshwater farmland. As you walk through the Kranji marshes, bond with your teammates and chat about the little things in life, creating a suitable team bonding experience ever. Do enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding marshes from atop a 10.65m wooden structure as you stroll and speak. You might also see migratory birds of prey like the Black Baza and Japanese Sparrowhawk if you're lucky. Get the teams outside as soon as possible!

But note that only a group size of up to 5 people is allowed due to the current COVID situation. Remember to always wear your masks and adhere to the social distancing rules.

Price: Entry free of charge
Address: 11 Neo Tiew Lane 2, Singapore 718814
Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/kranji-marshes
Email: nparks_sbwr@nparks.gov.sg
Phone: 67941401

18. Marshmallow Challenge

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Thinking of an easy team building game that emphasizes team communication, leadership dynamics, collaboration, innovation and problem solving strategy? The Marshmallow Challenge would be a great choice for corporate or even school team building.

The objective of the game is simple. Teams must compete to build the tallest free-standing structure out of 20 sticks of spaghetti, one meter of tape, one meter of string, and one marshmallow within 18 minutes! Also, take note that the whole marshmallow must be on top of the structure and that the structure should not lean or hang on any other objects! At the end of the challenge, if your team's structure collapse, you will be deemed as disqualified so make sure your structure is stable on table!

19. Skribbl Multiplayer Drawing Game

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Can't hang out in large groups due to COVID? Don't worry, Skribbl is a free online multiplayer drawing and guessing game that allows you to get to know more about your colleagues and friends and strengthen interpersonal relationships. To make the game more fun and interactive, a virtual call with the other players is recommended.

You will be able to create your own room and invite up to 50 friends sharing a link to the room. You will also be able to customise the number of rounds you want to play in this game. For every round, each player will take turns to either guess what others draw or have others guess what you draw. The first player to achieve the goal of points will be declared the winner at the end of the game. So if you are looking for something simple and fun, Skribbl will be a great online team building game that you can try!

20. Human Bingo

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If you are looking for a fun team building activity for onboarding employees, Human Bingo is an activity that works really well in new teams or large teams where not everyone knows each other. So, how does the game work? Each of you will be given a bingo card where you are required to write facts about yourself such as ‘has three kids’, ‘has a pet dog’, ‘drives a ford’ etc. You must mingle with and talk to each other to find other members that match these descriptions. Tick these off and write the person's name with the same description in the desired box. The winner is the person who creates a full line.

Affordable Team Building Activities

And there you have it, our picks of the best 20 team building activities under $20! We hope that this list has widened your options of the different types of affordable team bonding games in Singapore and we are excited to provide you with more interesting articles below.

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