Use this to pick teams or work on team building or as a group mixer. Break into teams and have them arrange themselves by height, by birthdays, alphabetically by mother’s maiden name, build a pyramid, sing a scale with each person singing a note.
Garbage Bag Pass
Each team tries to pass a paper garbage bag down to the end of the line. First person puts bag on head, second person goes under bag with first person. First person gets out, then third person goes under the bag.
Use groups of three. Outside people tie legs together, with person in the middle. Race around room.
Blindfolded Obstacle Course
Sell the game as a depth perception test. Make a large open space and place obstacles that must be walked around, crawled over or under, etc. Have them practice going through the course, then have them try blindfolded. Before they start, remove all but the first obstacle.
Ultimate Frisbee (Big Group)
Ultimate Frisbee (Big Group) Split up into two teams. Assign each team an end zone. Each team has to get the Frisbee across its goal line without dropping it to score. You can’t run with the Frisbee either. It must be thrown from teammate to teammate.
Fun Game Ideas
Have kids form two equal teams. Then have teams form a large circle, with one team forming half of the circle and the other team forming the other half. Have everyone hold hands and place a sofa pillow in the center of the circle. At your signal, each side should begin pulling, trying to make […]
Positive Reinforcement Cards Game
Whenever a participant arrives to group meeting . give them one playing card. You can also hand out cards to people who volunteer for activities, are helpful, answers a difficult question, etc. At the end of the day, play one hand of poker. Give a small prize to the best hand (you can also pick […]
Who is It?
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
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 […]
Snowball Five Things
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 […]