Who is It?

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This is a good game for small group interaction. The object is to get individuals to share unknown things about themselves in a safe environment. Each player writes down a little know truth about himself. The paper slips are handed in and read aloud one at a time. The slips are then read a second […]

Three Truths and a Lie

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Need paper & pencil. Have everyone place 4 things about themselves on a piece of paper, 3 true and I a lie. Take turns reading them and assign points for guessing the lie by the onlookers and points for how many guessed wrong to the liar. You could also do it without paper and pencil […]

The Story

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Stand or sit in a circle. Go around the room assigning the name of a person, place or thing to each person. The first person in the group begins to tell a story that they make up. Within 10 seconds (longer or shorter is okay) that person must mention the person, place or thing assigned […]

Spell It

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The person starting speaks a letter. The next person speaks that letter and adds another letter. The trick is not to spell a word. Exclude people who spell a word. People must have a word in mind when they are adding a letter, or they can bluff. If a person challenges someone as to what […]

Silent Animal Circle

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This game gets difficult with more than twenty people; it is better for groups of 15 or so. Everyone gets in a circle and is given an animal in which they are assigned a hand motion that represents that animal.

Hand Motions (a few examples):

Elephant- hang one arm down with your other arm wrapped around it, […]

Scissors

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Pass around a pair of scissors. Sit comfortably in a circle if possible. Each person is to take the scissors and say I received these scissors (crossed or uncrossed) – I pass them (crossed or uncrossed) . The trick is to figure out if you received them crossed or uncrossed and again how you passed […]

Name Game

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You start with a name (Tom Cruise). The other team must come up with a name starting with the last letter of the name (Edward Scissor-Hands). We had it going for a long time until we ran out of names for Y’s and got into arguments over whether or not people really existed. We did […]

Guess the Leader

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Everyone gets in a big circle. Pick a volunteer to leave the room after you explain the game. Once that volunteer is out of hearing range, pick a volunteer in the room that wants to be leader. Everyone must slyly watch this person and imitate what they do when the other volunteer comes back into […]

Fizz/Buzz

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Fizz is the name of any number with a five in it: 5, 10, 15, etc. Buzz is the word for any number with a 7 in it or any multiple of seven: 7,14,17,21,27, etc. Have everyone in a circle start with one and count upwards, inserting fizz or buzz as required. People will be […]

Snowball Five Things

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A leader will ask 5 questions for everyone to answer. Place these responses to the 5 questions on paper and try to hide your identity. The questions have to be chosen so as not to expose anyone too easily. Then everyone crumples their paper into snowballs and when the leader says go everyone throws them across […]