Employee Engagement Calendar in Singapore for April 2024
February 1, 2024
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April 2024 Team Building Activity Guide
Apr 1: April Fool's Day
Suggested activities: prank the office maybe?
Make your Monday blues fade away by celebrating April Fool's! Think of it as your very own episode of The Office. For starters, how about starting a rumour to your coworkers that it's a long weekend and they don't have to go to work on Monday. Or shake things up with a hilarious "Desk Swap" activity? Let’s ditch the boring and embrace the funny – because who said work couldn’t be a barrel of laughs? Get ready for a day of productivity peppered with pranks that'll have the whole office in stitches!
Apr 1: International Fun at Work Day
Suggested activities: any fun activity!
Embrace the spirit of humour and enjoyment on International Fun at Work Day. Organise team-building activities, games, or themed events to create a lively and enjoyable atmosphere.
Apr 2: World Autism Awareness Day
Suggested activities: sharing sessions and talks
This World Autism Awareness Day, let's join hands to foster inclusivity and celebrate neurodiversity. Encourage your office to wear the iconic puzzle piece symbol, rocking the vibrant colors to show solidarity with the autism community. Consider organising a lunch and learn session to raise awareness about autism spectrum disorder, featuring personal stories and insights. Embrace empathy, understanding, and acceptance as we come together to create a world that appreciates and celebrates the unique talents and perspectives of individuals with autism. Let's paint the world with compassion and support!
Apr 6: International Pillow Fight Day
Suggested activities: pillow fight
Encourage a lighthearted break by organising a friendly pillow fight in the office. Bring your own soft pillows and create a playful atmosphere that allows colleagues to unwind and have some fun. This could also be an opportunity to collect unwanted pillows for upcycling or recycling after the activity.
Apr 7: World Health Day
Suggested activities: health talks, health sessions, physical activity
This World Health Day, let's make well-being a workplace priority! Kickstart the day with a group meditation session or a refreshing morning walk to promote physical and mental health. Encourage healthy habits by organising nutritious office snacks and sharing wellness tips. Consider inviting a health expert for a lunchtime talk on stress management or healthy living. Together, let's create a workplace culture that values and prioritises the health and happiness of each team member. Because a healthy workforce is a happy and productive one!
Apr 10: Hari Raya Puasa
Suggested activities: cultural sharing sessions, festive pop-up market
As the festive season of Hari Raya Puasa approaches, let's weave the spirit of togetherness into our workplace. Consider organising a vibrant office potluck, allowing colleagues to share and savour a diverse array of traditional delicacies. Embrace the cultural richness by decorating the office with colourful Raya ornaments and encouraging employees to wear their traditional attire. Take a moment for a heartfelt exchange of well-wishes and gratitude, fostering a warm and inclusive environment. Let the celebration of Hari Raya Puasa at the office be a reflection of unity, joy, and the beauty of diversity.
Apr 21: World Creativity and Innovation Day
Suggested activities: creativity and innovation workshops, talks, excursions
Encourage creativity and innovation within the team by celebrating World Creativity and Innovation Day. Organize brainstorming sessions, workshops, or creative challenges to stimulate fresh ideas.
Apr 22: Earth Day
Suggested activities: sustainability workshops and talks, green vendor pop-up, donation drive, outdoor clean-up
This Earth Day, let's make a positive impact right from our workplace! Encourage a green initiative by organising a company-wide tree planting event or a community clean-up activity. Inspire sustainable practices by implementing recycling bins, reducing single-use plastics, and promoting energy conservation in the office. Consider hosting a lunchtime seminar with environmental experts or arranging a green-themed workshop to educate and empower employees. Together, let's cultivate a workplace culture that values our planet, fostering a greener, more sustainable future.
Apr 23: World Book Day
Suggested activities: book reading/exchange/sharing session
Celebrate the joy of reading on World Book Day. Encourage colleagues to share their favourite books, organise a book swap, or create a reading corner in the office.
Apr 24: Administrative Professionals Day
Suggested activities: sharing sessions and commemorative celebrations
Falling on the Wednesday of Administrative Professionals Week on the last week of April, we recognize the contributions of administrative professionals and support staff. Consider organising a special luncheon, providing gifts, or expressing appreciation for their hard work.
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