Category

Icebreakers

Group Juggle

Type of Activity: Name Game/Problem-Solving Props Needed: Various sizes and shapes of throwable objects Set Up: (See Get to Know You Section for Name Game

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The Captain is Coming

Type of Activity: Energizer/Icebreaker Props Needed: None/Whistle Set Up: This game is a great ice breaker and energizer for any group larger than 10…preferably larger

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Swords and Samurai’s

Type of Activity: Ice Breaker/ Energizer Props Needed: 2 Plastic Expandable Swords OR  Short Noodles. Set Up: Best for groups of 10 or more. Have

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Banana Bandana

Type of Activity: Icebreaker/Energizer Props Needed: Plastic Banana, Bandana Process: Have the group stand in a circle.  As the facilitator, you have a banana and

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Have You Ever

Type of Activity: Energizer/Icebreaker Props Needed: Plastic Squares, one for each participant Set Up: Have enough squares for every participant except for one.  Usually, the

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Playdough Pictionary

Type of Activity: Energizer/Ice Breaker Props Needed: Cans of Playdough Set Up: Split your group up into even teams.  You can have as many teams

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The Meter

Type of Activity: Icebreaker / Get to Know You Props Needed: Webbing Set-Up: With one piece of webbing, make an arch shape like the one

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Group Juggle / Name Toss

Type of Activity: Name Game/Problem-Solving Props Needed: Various sizes and shapes of throwable objects Set-Up: Ask your group to circle-up–include yourself in the circle. Process:

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Believe It or Knot

Type of Activity:  Icebreaker / Get to Know You Props Needed: Webbing Set Up: With the entire group holding onto the webbing (either seated or

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The Interview

Type of Activity: Icebreaker/ Get to Know You Props Needed: None Set-Up: You can use this activity to acquaint members of a newly formed group

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Sharing Connections

Type of Activity: Icebreaker Props Needed: You will need a ball of twine, yarn, or string at least 10 feet (3 meters) in length for

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Hog Call

Type of Activity: Ice-Breaker/Get to know you Props Needed: Hog Call Cards Set-Up: Open space free of obstacles. Best for groups of 6 or more

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We’re All Different

Type of Activity: Icebreaker/Processing Props Needed: Index cards and writing utensils for each participant. Set-Up: Good for groups 2–30. Need space for the group to

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Peek A Who?

Type of Activity: Name Game Set-Up: Divide the group in half, and have the two halves of the group sit on the ground (or stand)

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Building a Handshake

Type of Activity:  Icebreaker / Get to Know You Props Needed: None Set-Up: Need a nice size open space to move around in. Plays well

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