7 Ice Breakers
7 Ice breakers to make your team active and bring them together!!!
Draw what comes in your mind first
The idea of the game: To make everyone draw what comes in their mind first and stitch a story together.
The Facilitator: Divides the team into two groups: team A & B.
Teams job: Each member must draw, what comes in their mind first on a sticky note. Make sure there is no text/explanation with the drawing.
How it ends: Every individual must guess what the other team member has drawn and write a short description. For example for team A - Tom will guess for John, John will guess for Rebecca and so on. The team with the best story wins.
The idea of the game: The riddle game is a formalized guessing game.
The Facilitator: Will post random riddles (green).
Teams job: The participants need to guess the right answers.
How it ends: Mark the correct answers and give points. Make sure to post one riddle at a time.
Three alternate jobs
The idea of the game: Is to get to know the team member's interest and passion in other fields.
The Facilitator: Asks to choose three alternative jobs - except their current role.
Teams job: Everyone will put up their interested profiles on to the post below their names.
How it ends: Everyone individually talks about their passion and explains their interests to the team.
The idea of the game: Is to challenge everyone's thought process and creativity.
The Facilitator: Proposes the following scenario: "Imagine you see three ants walking in a row and the last ant says "I am the first!"
Teams job: The team will be given time to put down their thoughts: Why is the last ant telling "I am the first!"?
How it ends: When no one has any more ideas.
The happiest quest from past present and future
The idea of the game: Is to engage the team to know each other better.
The Facilitator: Asks the team to share their happiest experiences from past, present and ideas about their future.
Teams job: Each member fills out sticky notes with icons or pictures.
How it ends: After everyone share their experiences.
Where do we come from and what is famous
The idea of the game: Is to understand more about the team members origin.
The Facilitator: Prepares the frame along with a map.
Teams job: Each team member shows their home town on the map, and add images of famous places and food.
How it ends: Once everyone is done, they explain the beauty of their place with creative images.
Communicate your product
The idea of the game: Is to come up with creative ads, where random characters promote random products.
The Facilitator: Prepares a number of characters and products to choose from: monkey promoting a lawn mower, a squirrel promoting a life jacket... In this case for example a zebra promoting a tooth paste
Teams job: Come up with an advertisement in 10 minutes with the help of a simple story board (4 - 5 key slides)
How it ends: Everyone will explain their advertisement story to the team.
Hope you enjoy the Ice breakers :)