Are you looking for some fun Instant Challenges for your next team meeting? Our Exploring Material Properties Cards are designed to engage your team in learning material properties and improve their Instant Challenge skills. When selecting materials to solve an Instant Challenge, it is important for your team to understand key material properties. Use these cards to help your team explore the malleability, hardness, elasticity, plasticity and density of each material.
Most of us who take part in Destination Imagination (DI), whether as a participant or volunteer, know that throughout each season we will learn the true meaning of success and what our personal definition of the term is. Successes happen during Instant Challenges, team meetings, debriefings with ourselves or others, and at tournaments. Sometimes at the end of the season, the true success comes from understanding how many failures or tries it took to reach that point.
As you spend time managing your Destination Imagination (DI) team, you might begin to notice problems creeping up like kudzu into your practices. Even though these problems are frustrating, it is totally normal to have them arise. What would DI be if there were no problems to solve, right? Here are some frequently asked questions […]
Teams can have all kinds of wonderfully creative ideas, but if they get stuck at the idea-generating phase or when it’s time to push through the difficult sections of a Challenge, then no one will be able to witness their fantastic solutions. While we want our teams to stay focused, we as Team Managers need […]
Congratulations! You’ve got your team members and are ready to get started in your role as a Team Manager…but where to begin? If you’ve ever been a Girl Scout or Boy Scout leader, you know that meetings run more smoothly when you’ve done some prep work ahead of the meeting and this holds true for […]
share The Creative Journey Starts Here WELCOME Did you receive a Destination Imagination (DI) Challenge kit in a Chick-fil-A® Kid’s Meal? We hope your family enjoyed the hands-on, collaborative Challenges you encountered. But the fun doesn’t have to stop there! Destination Imagination is a global educational nonprofit dedicated to inspiring the next generation of innovators [...]
Aside from practicing Instant Challenges, team-building exercises are a great way for teams to bond, learn more about each other, and learn to work as a team. The idea is not only to get your team to have as many experiences as possible, but to have different kinds of experiences. Cook Together: By making a […]
As a Destination Imagination Team Manager, you will have many jobs to perform and all will play a vital role in the success of your team. Speaking from experience, being a Team Manager will touch your heart in a way that few things will. As you spend time with your team, you begin to care […]
share 2018-19 CHALLENGE PREVIEWS Download our First Look Document to learn more about each of our competitive Team Challenges. Important The information provided in this First Look document is a synopsis of each Challenge and is designed to help your team decide on which Challenge you would like to solve. Your team MUST download [...]
We recently asked some of our veteran DI participants to give one piece of advice to a team just starting out. From team-building to learning from failure to having fun, we’ve put together a list of 15 tips for teams to keep in mind this season as they travel on their creative journey. “If it […]
How do you be unique? You may be thinking, “That’s an absurd question. Everyone is unique! We all think differently, act differently, have different mannerisms and look different.” The problem is that it’s a bit more complicated than that; it’s more than just being unique. YOU know you’re different than everyone else. YOU know that […]