Copy Cat requires quick reflexes and amazing observational skills and is an absolutely fun game to play with any size of a group. When you’re copying others, you have to look at what others are doing and really be observant. This team building activity also works well as an ice breaker since you can begin to see what others see in people. You can learn how others learn and observe the world. To begin playing this game, have the group form a circle standing ...
Ice Breaker Games & Team Building Activities!
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Can WE Count to TEN? is a team building activity that checks up on your math as well as the way you support others in a team. Get a group together and see how long it takes you to count from 1 to 10 with this twisted team building counting game. This game helps people in team building since everyone needs to not only participate, but also listen to others around them. This group game requires everyone to be a part of the game, which helps it work well as an ice breaker too. Gathering everyone in a circle, make sure that everyone is silent before …
Lottery Winnings is more like an exercise then a group game. It is important to explain the rules carefully because if you don’t some people may get offended or scared. Can’t wait to try it, can you? By working with the idea of emotions, this game works well in a group therapy setting or in a setting where people might be learning to act like in a drama club. People begin to feel closer because they can share different emotions with each other, and then bounce back to help the other person feel great. The first stage of this exercise is to tell everyone to turn to …
Picture Sharing is a group game that is perfect for a family, school or office party game. Into pictures? Want memories of fun? This is the ice breaker game for you. By taking pictures, you capture moments in the party, before it begins. This allows everyone to feel like a part of the group and it allows people to begin to feel closer, even as they meet strangers. From the photos, people will begin to talk to each other. As your friends arrive, snap a picture of them before they have time to…
Everyone’s IT! is a fairly simple group game, though if not done right, it can be a little dangerous, or is it, if played “right” can be a little dangerous. But you’ll figure it out. Because everyone has to watch everyone else, people begin to work together and they start to break the ice with people they didn’t know before. The first thing to do is tell everyone in the group to …
Five, Five, Five is a group game that helps you with your memory, even when it messes with your mind. In this game, you will work with others to find out more about as many people in the group as possible. If you want to win the game, you need to talk to people and you need to ask the right questions in order to get the answers you require. Five, Five, Five means …
Take 2 is very basic, yet, useful game to play with friends and family. It can be an assessment tool as well when you’re in an office setting or with people you don’t really know. By creating time for conversation in an office or a school, everyone has to talk to another person, which makes communication easier. People will learn something about someone else, and often learn they have more in common with others than they might have realized. A great way for people to get to know each other is to …
Switch-a-roo is an interesting get to know you game, whether you use this in the classroom or office setting, you will find out more about others than you might have ever learned on your own. Most get to know you games have a lot to do with the person’s name and interesting things about them. In this game you learn none of those things. This game focuses on something else in order to help people work together to get to know the other person on a deeper level. In this game you memorize your partner’s …
Yellow Post-It Note is a classroom or business meeting activity that also works well as a first day of school game. This is a FUN game to play AND it can also be modified as an assessment tool of sorts. Yellow Post-It Note makes for a fun ice breaker or team building activity because everyone sees things differently. By learning how the brains of others work, everyone can begin to understand how to communicate with others and how they might not be communicating as well as they could be. To begin this game, hand everyone a yellow …
Full House is one of the best ice breaker games for those who are just getting to know each other in an office or classroom. No matter how many people are in the group, you can learn a little about everyone. Team building is also a benefit of this game, since everyone need to work together in order to finish their task as quickly as possible. When people don’t communicate, they will notice they’re not the winners and they’ll try harder the next time. Before you can play, the leader of the game will walk around and…
“Speak now or forever hold your peace… get thumped on the head!
Say It or Pay It is an absolutely fun game that is perfect for a new group of peeps or long time friends. Your group of trigger happy individuals will have a blast learning the names of all the people in their group during this fast paced team building activity.
First you’ll need to have your group sit or stand in a circle and introduce themselves to one another. It’s always fun if you have them share a little fact about themselves as you go around the circle. Have one person stand in the middle and give them something to thump with, then…
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Skittles and Dice begins as a complicated game, but once you get the hang of it, it’s easy for anyone to do. And everyone loves candy as a part of a game, so that makes things easier.
This classroom activity can help to bring children together when they’re sleepy in the afternoon, or it can help make a new student feel included. Youth games like this allow everyone to speak up about themselves.
To play Skittles and Dice, all you need is a group of willing participants… Tell Me More!
Sunny Side Up is a hands-on way to build unity and use team building skills since as a group your team’s soul purpose is to protect one specific item.
Perfect for smaller groups and large groups as a classroom activity, or team building game, this fun activity can be an end of the year project or something that works for a field day. The key, during the amusement of trying to win the game, everyone works together contributing their individual knowledge to help the team as a whole.
The first thing that you must do is split… Tell Me More!
This is a really, really fun racing game of sorts, only it does not requires any running. If this game had to be describe in three words, they’d be SILLY, FUNNY, and possibly MESSY!
Suitable for both youth and adults, this game is a very involved game and all who play will have a great time. Honestly, even those not playing will have a good time, but don’t tell them that.
You will need a banana “of course”! Start by having your group divide into 2 teams. Next, have the 2 teams lay…Tell Me More!
Want to know more about people around you? Try this ice breaker game. Acro-Names is an exciting game, perfect to play with friends or with strangers you hardly know.
By taking the time to learn about the names and personalities of others, you will begin to create a name that’s hard to remember, at first. Over time, the more names you learn, the more qualities you learn, the better you will know everyone in the room.
How you play is by splitting the group into partners, after the partners are created, their mission is to come up with… Tell Me More!
When it’s time to go back to class, start a meeting or get together with a group of friends you can have a lot of fun with this game. This small, medium and even large group game offers everyone in your group a chance to express himself or herself.
With this activity, people get to express themselves through their own art. Since art is sometimes easier than talking, everyone will be able to create something unique and something that allows them to show who they truly are to others around them.
An important thing to know is that each person participating will need… Tell Me More!
Beach Ball Q & A is a really great get to know people game that can be played in pretty much any group scenario (family, business, church, school, parties.. whatever).
You can play Beach Ball Q & A inside or out, it does not matter.
If you are looking for an activity that helps people open-up and get more acquainted, then this one’s for you.
To start, you’ll need a beach ball and a black…Tell Me More!
Never Ever Have I is a fun little game for a small group. It’s a rather short game and can sure provoke a lot of conversation, as well as giggling, if you’re not too careful.
Within this group game, which can be played with friends or in a youth group, or any group, you will begin to talk about things you haven’t done, which starts to reveal what others HAVE done. Great as an ice breaker, this game can be played in the car, in a classroom, or anywhere you have time to get to know others.
All you need is 5 M&M’s for each person. You can also… Tell Me More!
With Mallet-less Croquet, you get a team building game, without any need for a mallet. But you will need to have a good time; in fact, you won’t be able to help it.
Again, this is a game with a clear goal everyone is trying to achieve. Though you might break up into teams, everyone will need to work together in order to see the best way to win. People will look at other people’s strategies to see what might help them get to the next point more easily.
The only thing you need to have ready for Mallet-less Croquet is…
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Personalized Get-to-Know-You Bingo is not only easy to set up, but also a great tool for helping a new group of people to get more familiar with each other. Plus, everyone loves bingo, don’t they?
Adding the personalization to Bingo helps everyone feel they can share a part of themselves with the group. Plus, in order to win, people need to converse with as many people as they can. Since everyone will want to win, this encourages interaction and teamwork.
Before playing the game, you just need to create a… Tell Me More!
3 Facts helps a group past those first-time awkward introductions in a room full of strangers. It’s a game that is perfect for introducing a new group to one another. You can unify your class, team or group by finding things they might have in common with one another. When individuals can relate to one another it allows them to open-up and be themselves.
To get started, split the group up into…
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Sweet Confessions is a DELICIOUS get-to-know-you game. It is a great game for a group of classmates or coworkers.
Not much is required to arrange this game, just CANDY!! Get a variety bag of mini candy, like Snickers and Mars bars or get a bag of candy that has about 5 or 6 different colors of candy in it, like M&M’s or Skittles. Put the candy in a bowl; make sure you buy enough candy for everyone to get at least 5 pieces.
When you start playing tell each player to grab…Tell Me More!
The Perfect Day is a team building game that helps people understand one another‘s greatest dreams and ambitions. This game can also work for youth group games, as well as first day of school activities.
In sharing stories in perfect day, as well as asking questions, everyone gets a chance to show who they are outside of work or school. Within the work setting, you will learn more about people, who they are, and what they might have to offer to the company.
When you are preparing to play this game make sure you get… Tell Me More!
This game is a perfect icebreaker. It merges the features of musical chairs and get-to-know-you games. Playing this game you get a comical and engaging scene, and at the same time, you learn interesting facts about each other.
There is no recommended age. All you need is at least six players and enough chairs for all but one person. The chairs are to be set up in a circle big enough for your group to maneuver… Tell Me More!
Switch-a-roo is an interesting get to know you game, whether you use this in the classroom or office setting, you will find out more about others than you might have ever learned on your own.
Most get to know you games have a lot to do with the person’s name and interesting things about them. In this game you learn none of those things. This game focuses on something else in order to help people work together to get to know the other person on a deeper level.
In this game you memorize your partner’s … Tell Me More!
“The Fame Game” is the perfect game for family gatherings, meetings and classrooms of all kinds including youth groups.
People playing this fun little activity (perfect for 10-20 people) will not get very far unless they open their mouth, and really, that is the beauty of it. This game requires people in the group to interact thus providing a way to break the ice and let people have fun while getting to know each other.
Preparations for this game require only tape and some…
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Lottery Winnings is more like an exercise then a group game. It is important to explain the rules carefully because if you don’t some people may get offended or scared. Can’t wait to try it, can you?
By working with the idea of emotions, this game works well in a group therapy setting or in a setting where people might be learning to act like in a drama club. People begin to feel closer because they can share different emotions with each other, and then bounce back to help the other person feel great.
The first stage of this exercise is to tell everyone to turn to … Tell Me More!
Can WE Count to TEN? is a team building activity that checks up on your math as well as the way you support others in a team. Get a group together and see how long it takes you to count from 1 to 10 with this twisted team building counting game.
This game helps people in team building since everyone needs to not only participate, but also listen to others around them. This group game requires everyone to be a part of the game, which helps it work well as an ice breaker too.
Gathering everyone in a circle, make sure that everyone is silent before … Tell Me More!
Mission Impossible – do you choose to accept this game? Large groups will love this game, as it helps everyone work together toward a common (if not impossible) goal. Teamwork is crucial, not only in the workplace, but also among friends. When you share experiences with your friends, you will feel closer to them, which allows you to create a strong sense of connection. Plus, everyone likes to work together to win. Before the activity begins, prepare a … Tell Me More!
People Baseball is a great way to break the ice with new people and get to know something about them. Ice breaker games work perfectly for office games as well as party games, depending on how silly you want to get.
With four levels of personal questions that help everyone get a chance to not only share a part of themselves, but they will also be able to learn more about others, things they might not have learned otherwise.
If you want to hit a home run during your group activity you need this game. To start there are… Tell Me More!
This is a wonderful game that requires very little time to complete and allows your peoples to think fast, work together, and get to know each other.
Start out by having the group split into 2 equal teams (3 if you want it easier depending on the size of your group) and stand in a line. Explain to the groups that THEY… Tell Me More!
Personality Banner is a great icebreaker that helps individuals get to know each other a little better. It’s an activity that works well in both small and large groups to provide a fun filled 10 – 15 minutes of creative expression that will help those in the group to show who they are and what is most important to them.
A few materials are needed for this game: paper, pens, colored pencils/crayons/or markers and if you’d like, you can also use magazine and news paper cut outs.
When every one is ready to start you take the…Tell Me More!
Heads or Hands? is a game that requires everyone think quickly in order to do the right thing. Team building and ice breaking are two of the benefits of this game for children or for adults.
During a team building exercise like this, people need to focus on what they need to do, but also on what is coming next. This activates the creative mind and helps workers, for example, reenergize their brain for the day.
All that is needed for this game is a ball and… Tell Me More!
“Guess it” is a modified game of charades, perfect to play at a party or with a group of friends. Your group of 10 to 20 friends is split up into two groups then begins the “quick-fire guessing game.” First, both teams help fill up a bowl… Tell Me More!
Picture Hunt is a fun interactive activity that forces people to work as a team. Team building activities work well as corporate activities or as youth group games.
With a clear goal in mind, this game allows a team to work together in order to see how they can most easily reach their goal of getting the pictures they need. In addition, the creative people will stand out.
In order to win, you have to have as many pictures from the list as you can but they must… Tell Me More!
Last Balloon Floating is a game about team building and competition. Perfect for Christian group games or for a camp, you just need some balloons and an active imagination.
This group game works in two ways. You will be able to break the ice with strangers, or you can simply focus on creativity. A person not only has to try to pop other balloons, but they also need to make sure they … Tell Me More!
Man, Monkey, Woman is a full-body version of rock, paper, scissors. Perfect as a youth group activity, party game or fun office game, you don’t need a lot of people to play and I guarantee everyone will have a good time.
The concept of this game is incredibly simple, you just need to learn how to move your body as quickly as possible to win your hand. This takes physical agility but you’ll also need a strategic mind.
But how do you play a full-body version of rock, paper, scissors? Before you start playing…
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This activity get to know you game is a group activity in which teams, of five to eight, to identify characteristics, build on commonalities and recognize unique traits and strengths of their acquaintances within their group.
First, divide your group into teams.
When you’re setting up for play, make sure that each group has access to…Tell Me More!
Happy Thoughts is a team building game that helps people understand what makes their friends happy. This game will deepen the bond that everyone in the room has with each other.
Perfect for classroom activities as well as for first day of school activities, this game offers everyone a chance to be in the spotlight. Everyone gets a chance to speak for themselves and everyone gets a chance to get to know the others better.
When you are preparing to play this game make sure you get … Tell Me More!
Tired of the same old boring get-to-know-you games, then the Name Game is for you! It is a competition between two teams to see who can identify the other team’s person first. And the only prop needed is a big thick… Tell Me More!
Stomp it Out! is a great way to get the group energized after a lunch break or at an early morning meeting. When you notice people are starting to doze off, it’s time to bring out this game.
Sometimes, just changing the energy of the day will help to create more productivity and learning. It can help to have this circle game available during longer meeting days or conferences.
To begin, have everyone stand in a circle, tell them… Tell Me More!
Five, Five, Five is a group game that helps you with your memory, even when it messes with your mind.
In this game, you will work with others to find out more about as many people in the group as possible. If you want to win the game, you need to talk to people and you need to ask the right questions in order to get the answers you require.
Five, Five, Five means … Tell Me More!
Copy Cat requires quick reflexes and amazing observational skills and is an absolutely fun game to play with any size of a group.
When you’re copying others, you have to look at what others are doing and really be observant. This team building activity also works well as an ice breaker since you can begin to see what others see in people. You can learn how others learn and observe the world.
To begin playing this game, have the group form a circle standing … Tell Me More!
Blind Stroll is a creative way to build teamwork and trust. It is also great for teaching leadership skills and works as a small group game to medium sized group game, or as a get to know you game.
Since people have to rely on each other to complete the task of the game, the pairs will need to get to know each other quickly and begin to find out how each needs to be led.
The group is split into teams of two, one is blind folded and the other… Tell Me More!
Reverse Hide and Seek is hilarious and fun way to get up close and personal with new friends. Not only is it a great activity for groups big and small, but it works especially well for youth with free regain of a large building. Many Christian youth groups have enjoyed using this game.
With the added appeal of a game of traditional hide and seek, people will be able to feel like kids again, and kids themselves will also enjoy the game tremendously. Everyone needs to work together in order to make sure the last person doesn’t find them easily.
The way to play is to pick the one who is “it” then… Tell Me More!
Move & Mingle is a fantastic way to make sure everyone gets to know each other in a room. Your event will be a true success whether you use this game for a corporate activity, classroom game or icebreaker because it’s just one of those perfect “Get To Know You Games”.
This game allows people to quickly find out what they have in common and then they need to seek out others in order to find out what they need to know. With these activities, students or employees will find it’s easier to talk to people they don’t know.
This is a two-stage game, the first stage is “Move.” In the moving stage of this fun activity, the leader of the game will… Tell Me More!
Make It Yours is a game that moves fast, if players aren’t paying attention. Perfect for Christian youth groups and for classroom activities, this game helps everyone work together to change the game.
When you have to watch what others are doing, it helps create a stronger connection to people, even strangers. Among friends, this game is a fun way to compete to see if you can continue the circle game for as long as possible.
Make a big circle. The first person steps to the middle of the circle and makes a… Tell Me More!
Nope, you won’t be needing a telephone to play Call Me. Thought you knew what this small group game was all about, didn’t you? In fact, you don’t need a telephone at all.
Call Me is a game that requires people to both communicate and to listen as well. As a medium to large group game, this game helps people work together, in a fun way. Since people will need to remember the person they’ve met, they will be able to quickly learn each others names and to build a connection with that one person, and that makes it easier to get to know everyone else.
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NO, you are not going to see who knows the words to the famous Fleetwood Mac song but you are going to have fun!
This game is perfect for family activities and business meetings, even youth can have a good time playing this one. As the title implies, there is lying required. Some individuals will be good at this game (meaning they’re good lairs) and some won’t. While playing this really great group game plan on learning things about people that you never knew.
Play can start with your group standing in a circle or in a classroom full of desks, it doesn’t matter. Start by picking one person to be “it” then…Tell Me More!
Whodunit is a funny guessing mystery game. You can use this to help people work on their detective or problem solving skills or you can play just to give people a chance to learn something new about their friends.
Like many get-to-know-you games, this game offers you a way to get to know obscure facts about friends or coworkers. When you begin to learn things about others around you, things you might not have know otherwise or things that would not come up in casual conversation, you will work better as a team in the future.
All you need to get started is to have some Tell Me More!
Granny Knot is perfect for keeping a group energized while implementing an exercise that promotes team work and unity. Need office games and corporate activities? This might be the right choice for your next team building day. This idea also works well with youth too.
In order for anyone to solve a seemingly impossible problem they have to work together, they have to communicate. During this activity people who don’t know each other well will have to talk to each other in order to untie a gargantuan granny knot.
This activity is going to be requiring a lot of movement, make sure that everyone involved is… Tell Me More!
This game will break the ice while encourage communication, conversation, and teamwork. Ideal for both corporate or classroom activities the game “Tower of Pisa” will encourage your teams to ‘lean’ on one another for help.
In order to play this game you will need to collect about 15 empty aluminum cans per team and a stop watch as well.
First, separate your group into small equally sized groups (best if 4-6 people in each group) and get ready for some fun. Give each group…Tell Me More!
King of the Jungle is a fun silly circle game that helps people come out of their comfort zones. The only preparations you need for this game is to arrange chairs in a circle.
You can adjust this game for large group games, medium group games or small group games. There are only a few rules, everyone needs to remember what they need to do, plus they can work together to remember what needs to happen next.
The goal of the game it to be the “King of the Jungle.” The first thing you must do is… Tell Me More!
Everyone’s IT! is a fairly simple group game, though if not done right, it can be a little dangerous, or is it, if played “right” can be a little dangerous. But you’ll figure it out.
Because everyone has to watch everyone else, people begin to work together and they start to break the ice with people they didn’t know before.
The first thing to do is tell everyone in the group to … Tell Me More!
Picture Sharing is a group game that is perfect for a family, school or office party game. Into pictures? Want memories of fun? This is the ice breaker game for you.
By taking pictures, you capture moments in the party, before it begins. This allows everyone to feel like a part of the group and it allows people to begin to feel closer, even as they meet strangers. From the photos, people will begin to talk to each other.
As your friends arrive, snap a picture of them before they have time to… Tell Me More!
For this one you will need a penny and a timer. Divide your group into 2 even teams and have them sit opposite of each other at a long table or if there is not a long enough table, make them face each other cross legged on the floor. Give the first person in each group a penny and assign one of the groups as The SMACKers.
These next bits of instructions are meant to happen very quickly… On the count of 3 everyone in both groups shout “Show!”… Tell Me More!
Swarm is a game that takes concentration and energy. With enough people, not only can things get confusing, but they’ll become even more fun.
Teamwork and communication are key in this game. When you are able to work together, you can make sure that you continue the game for as long as possible. If you’re finding that your employees aren’t working well together, this game can help to bring things back to a better place.
This game is pretty simple. All you need is a group of … Tell Me More!
Warning: This Game Is Considered A Full-Contact Sport In Some Countries! (lol)
This absolutely, fantastically and completely fun game is a good one for those rambunctious groups that like to compete. It does not matter if your setting is business, educational or family oriented, if your group (size 6 to 15) like to get crazy, then this one’s for you.
Start by choosing teams ie boy vs. girl, Smiths vs. Jones or teaching staff vs. admin.
Next all you need, besides the people, is paper, pens and a couch (or a set of chairs).
The first thing that you need to do is set the chairs and the couch (or a grouping of 4 chairs deemed “sofa”) in a circle. Then…
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Circle the perfect get to know you game. It really doesn’t matter whether you have a small or large group, this game rocks! Build unity, relationships and trust with this group team building game.
In this game you will have your friends form two circles one inside of the other, so that each person has a partner. After everyone has found a partner… Tell Me More!
This game is perfect for both adults and older youth. It makes for a great get to know you game that can be used to break the ice in a room people who have just met or it can be used as a fun relief activity during a break or it can even be used at a party too.
Before you start this game you’ll need to collect the name of each person playing onto individual yellow sticky notes. This can be done easily by having a few pads of sticky notes and a cup of pens available on a table or desk.
The next thing you’ll need to do before you can start this entertaining group game is to make a circle of chairs (if chairs are not available you may use the floor as well). You will need as many chairs as there are people playing. Now, place one yellow sticky note (with a name written on it) on the back of each chair where it can’t be seen. Next you…Tell Me More!
This eventful group activity can be played with groups as small as 6 people or as large as ten. The Bigger The Better is an activity that is made to allow your group to have fun together. If you don’t want that, then you don’t need this game. ;D
This game is only really successful within certain situations as it requires each group to go find things, ie from other classrooms, other departments, around the mall, other neighborhoods etc .
To start, the only materials needed are enough paper clips for…Tell Me More!
I am an ADJECTIVE is a game that’s perfect for a classroom game, but also for a medium to large sized group who wants to learn and have fun. It’s simple, and you don’t need anything but creativity, or, if that is lacking, a thesaurus.
People need to not only think about the game’s rules, but they will also start to get to know people’s personalities. This game can work well to warm up a crowd before a conference, but it can also be a first day of school game that helps everyone feel like a cohesive group.
All each player needs to do is come up with an… Tell Me More!
Yellow Post-It Note is a classroom or business meeting activity that also works well as a first day of school game. This is a FUN game to play AND it can also be modified as an assessment tool of sorts.
Yellow Post-It Note makes for a fun ice breaker or team building activity because everyone sees things differently. By learning how the brains of others work, everyone can begin to understand how to communicate with others and how they might not be communicating as well as they could be.
To begin this game, hand everyone a yellow … Tell Me More!
Guess Who is a small group game that works well when you are interested in helping your group learn more about each other in a short span of time. Whether you’re in need of a youth group game, corporate activity or first day of school icebreaker, this game works well to ensure everyone learns something new about everyone at the end.
The basic idea, everyone will be graded on their ability to observe and identify facts about others in the group. Prior to playing the game, make sure to get one little-known fact from each… Tell Me More!
Full House is one of the best ice breaker games for those who are just getting to know each other in an office or classroom. No matter how many people are in the group, you can learn a little about everyone.
Team building is also a benefit of this game, since everyone need to work together in order to finish their task as quickly as possible. When people don’t communicate, they will notice they’re not the winners and they’ll try harder the next time.
Before you can play, the leader of the game will walk around and… Tell Me More!
Take 2 is very basic, yet, useful game to play with friends and family. It can be an assessment tool as well when you’re in an office setting or with people you don’t really know.
By creating time for conversation in an office or a school, everyone has to talk to another person, which makes communication easier. People will learn something about someone else, and often learn they have more in common with others than they might have realized.
A great way for people to get to know each other is to … Tell Me More!
Charades Relay is a lot of fun to play and even more fun to be part of the audience. Perfect for classroom activities or party games, Charades Relay is easy to explain and easier to do.
Within this game, not only do people need to use their imagination, but they also have to work together. At the same time, everyone gets a chance to try to explain something to someone else, but not in the conventional way.
The goal is to get the last person to… Tell Me More!
Take a Guess! is a good ice breaker game that will break the ice QUICKLY at any event. This game will help teammates, classmates and coworkers get to know each other a little better, building trust and unity between the participants.
Everyone gets a chance to learn more than one interesting fact about the others around them. When they do so, you will foster more camaraderie and team spirit. Even with people you know well, you will learn more.
You can do the preparation part as people are arriving or… Tell Me More!
The Supreme Game is going to help those who don’t know each other, get to know each other better. Whether you need a team building activity or a get to know you game, the Supreme Game can do it all.
Everyone in this game needs to talk to each other in order to accomplish their goals. If no one talks to each other, they will not be able to win their round. In a group where no one knows each other, this game breaks down barriers and creates a more relaxed atmosphere.
Start by generating a list of things that … Tell Me More!
The Yarn Game is a great game for kids and adults. It’s a really good activity to do for first day of school activities, team building activities, or first day activities because this game helps people to get to know each other.
Since a person has to talk for a certain period of time, they get to talk about things they think they should say first, then things that they didn’t think they were going to say, and then, if they have to talk for a long time, they begin to talk about even more personal things.
Before playing the game, you need to get a few things ready. First you’ll need a roll of yarn (average 24-inches per person) then… Tell Me More!
Deserted is a team building game that makes people work together to get off the island. Christian groups or youth groups will find that working together is the best way to have fun.
People will get a chance to share what their thinking is, which can help a team building exercise. In addition, the players will get to ask questions so that everyone is a part of the thinking process. And everyone will start to see that their ideas aren’t the only possible ideas.
After separating your entire group evenly into smaller groups… Tell Me More!
Topic Fling is defiantly a team lead favorite as it is super easy to prepare and super easy to play. Ideal for both adults and children this group game will help your group get to know each other.
This is perfect for a warm-up activity or even a closer. If you need a quick game idea that helps peers get to know a little about each other than this get to know you game is for you.
There is only a little preparation required for this game, all you will need is a big piece of construction paper with 20 to 30… Tell Me More!
Dialogue Circle is a little like speed dating the people in the room. You will get to move around the room, learning a little about everyone. This circle game lasts for as long as you want it to.
When you give everyone the chance to talk to others, they will begin to feel like a part of a team. Even if a person doesn’t get to talk to everyone during the round, they will be interested in talking to others after the game ends to make sure no one feels left out.
In this game you will have your friends form two circles one inside of the other so that each person… Tell Me More!
This is a super fun game for large gatherings. Whether your hosting a business workshop, a family reunion or throwing a party, this extremely accommodating game idea will fit your group very well.
All you need to get started is a soft role of Toilet Paper. Start by passing the TP around or setting it down at a sign-in table. Then… Tell Me More!
Hands down one of the most entertaining icebreaker games you and your friends and cohorts will ever play!
This game is absolutely perfect for family events such as reunions, birthday parties and family nights as well as christian youth nights, activity days at schools and you could even use this really wild game at a company party.
You’ll need a grassy field, empty parking lot or outside basketball court to play beat the cracker on, and don’t worry about the mess… the birds will take care of it.
To play this lively and exciting game you will need these three items, salted crackers, string, and as many news paper rolls as there are people. If you include the preparations as part of the activity it allows people to talk and get to know each other before the game starts.
You start by…Tell Me More!
Musical Face-off might not be the next American Idol, but it’s still a fun game for friends and family. Team building activities never have a dull moment, even if there are no singers in the room.
This game can be an ice breaker activity or it can serve to spice up a party with friends. Since everyone has to contribute, everyone gets a chance to show what they know. In doing so, everyone’s creativity can be celebrated and praised.
Before play begins with this large group game, come up with several topics… Tell Me More!
Youth love this game! Ha Ha Ha! is an interesting and unconventional yet ridiculously easy game to play. When choosing to play this game, you need to make sure everyone who wants to play has a funny bone. No party poopers allowed here in this circle game.
By bringing people together in a personal setting, everyone needs to drop their guard and find a way to be relaxed. Once they do, they will begin to appreciate those around them and friendship blossoms.
To start, everyone must lay down on the ground right next to the person next to them, close enough for them to… Tell Me More!
Killer Handshakes is a fun, exciting and shall we say “Life-threatening” game will keep your group, of both young and old, entertained for hours. A mystery game, this activity works best with a larger group of 8 or more, since it can keep the game going for a while.
Since this game involves a lot of interaction this is not only a great game for friends, but also for those who might become friends during this really engaging and perfect ‘first day of…’ game.
First have everyone in the group close their… Tell Me More!
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