Whether an office group knows each other well or it is time for an inter-departmental task, using an icebreaker game is a great way to get everyone relaxed and ready to be involved.Our list of icebreakers for work includes those for large groups and small.You will find introductory icebreaker games, icebreaker games for teams, quick and easy icebreakers, icebreaker questions, and some icebreakers that need some equipment and advance preparation.
These tips can be extremely helpful for both adults and kids. To choose an appropriate icebreaker activity, you will have to consider certain factors like, the tone of the event: Is it for building camaraderie or just to liven up a quiet gathering? Let's start with some icebreaker games that will help in team building.
Before the start of a meeting, training, get-together or at a friend's party, there is this weird uncomfortable silence, when we notice unfamiliar faces around us. Question & Answer Session: Most people fear the initial part where they have to introduce themselves.
It works just like regular speed dating in that students have to 'sell' themselves to others in two minutes.
However, you want to encourage them to create a new identity!
You could address this person as 'Active Anne' or 'Attractive Anne' for the rest of the day.
Fun Trivia Quizzes: Group together all the people and ask each person a trivia question; something like what is the capital of Australia or name the character from a particular movie or describe any animal or fruit one would want to be and why.
Associate a question to every color: like for red, ask them to name their first crush; for brown, ask them to share a funny incident that happened in their life, etc.
Icebreakers are an excellent way to introduce members during a training session or a get-together.
The person who is able to manage the balloon in the air for the longest time is the ultimate winner.
M&M Quiz: Pass a bag of M&Ms around and ask everyone to pick five different colors.
Two Truths and a Lie: Another creative icebreaker game is to ask everyone to write and tell 3 things about themselves -- one of which should be a lie -- and let others try to catch the lie.