The latest from the leaders of experiential learning tools and courses

PLAYMOBIL pro: What is it and how do you use it?

PLAYMOBIL pro: What is it and how do you use it?

PLAYMOBIL is a mainstay on toy shop shelves, usually somewhere near the LEGO section. The distinctive aesthetic of the kits and figurines makes PLAYMOBIL a great choice for creative, imaginative kids who want to build their own world to...

25 April 2022
Experiential training resources for ILM Leadership and Management modules

Experiential training resources for ILM Leadership and Management modules

Are you a facilitator trying to find the best training resources for ILM leadership and management couress? If so, read on because we’ve done the hard work for you. In this blog post you’ll find a selection of MTa...

17 March 2022
The 7 best experiential leadership activities

The 7 best experiential leadership activities

These leadership development activities simulate challenges that new and experienced leaders may encounter, in a fun and thought-provoking context.  In this article, we’ll highlight the best leadership activities in the MTa range. These are activities that you can run...

25 February 2022
10 of the best team kits and team equipment options

10 of the best team kits and team equipment options

Developing team skills is a core component of building strong teams. Here are 10 team kits and team equipment options perfectly suited to developing team skills in the workplace and beyond. In this article, we highlight purpose-built team kits...

1 February 2022
26 impactful STEM activities for secondary school kids – with instructions!

26 impactful STEM activities for secondary school kids – with instructions!

Kids who have a head start in STEM have the best chance of a career that will shape our future.  In this article are 26 great STEM activities for developing STEM skills in children and young people.  These STEM...

22 December 2021
43 command tasks and leadership activities to strengthen your cadet lesson plans

43 command tasks and leadership activities to strengthen your cadet lesson plans

Command tasks are group exercises used by cadets and other groups to develop team skills including problem-solving, communication, and leadership. Having a bank of command tasks is a great way to keep your groups entertained while fostering valuable skills.

7 October 2021
What is facilitation?

What is facilitation?

In short, facilitation is a way to improve team performance that benefits organisations and is applicable in multiple contexts. Facilitation operates on a deep level, allowing participants to explore beliefs and values, rather than merely being able to communicate...

8 September 2021
Use the ‘What? So What? Now What?’ model: a great example of reflective questioning

Use the ‘What? So What? Now What?’ model: a great example of reflective questioning

In this guide to the ‘What? So What? Now What?’ reflection model you’ll find the resources you need to successfully enhance your reflective questioning abilities. Here’s what you’ll find in this blog post: What is ‘What? So What? Now...

30 August 2021
The Lego Challenge team-building exercise: harness the power of play

The Lego Challenge team-building exercise: harness the power of play

Who’d have thought that playing with Lego could teach communication, collaboration, and teamwork?  If you’ve ever been involved in a corporate team building day it’s quite likely you’ve come across the Lego Challenge. This simple and elegant Lego team...

13 August 2021
The NASA Moon Survival challenge is a powerful team development tool, and it has so much more to offer than most facilitators realise..

The NASA Moon Survival challenge is a powerful team development tool, and it has so much more to offer than most facilitators realise..

Whether you know it as Moon Landing, Mission to the Moon, or the NASA Survival Challenge, there’s no denying the popularity of this team development tool. It creates captivating images of space exploration, then brings people together to navigate...

5 July 2021