A couple of months ago I shared with you how we recreated the tv show Chopped at home and now we’ve done it again! This time we did Amazing Race and the organizers did a fantastic job of putting the race together and my team won so I was pretty excited!
To kick off the race we were handed a puzzle which we needed to assemble to get our first clue…I don’t think I have ever seen a puzzle assembled as quickly as our team put the puzzle together! Then we searched through books, unscrambled words, did complicated math problems, and scoured the newspaper for clues. To complete our challenges we needed to purchase something to donate to a non-profit, kayaked at the beach, complete a hackeysack challenge, take a picture with someone in a store, solved a building/fishing challenge, and did a little shopping!
We learned a couple of lessons along the way that just might be helpful tips for anybody recreating the Amazing Race at home…
1. Let people shine during challenges that feature their strengths. I am a terrible Angry Bird player so instead of making me do this challenge other team members stepped up to the plate in a big way!
2. Use your smartphone! We navigated with our GPS, called on Siri for help, and completed several Google searches to help us solve the clues and make it from one challenge to the next!
4. If you are the race organizers, do a practice run through! The organizers did the race a week ahead of time to check the difficulty level of the challenges and make sure everything ran smoothly…very helpful to have the kinks worked out ahead of time!
Since we’re becoming experts at creating at-home editions of reality shows and because I’m single, I think it might be time to step it up a notch and create a Bachelorette! At Home Edition 😉
What is your favorite reality tv show to watch?