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Icebreakers – Jigsaw Puzzle

Group Size: 1 to 50+ Time Needed: 10 to 20 minutes depending on the size of the group and size of puzzle. For small puzzles 10 minutes is good; for larger puzzles, allow 20 minutes. Goal: To cooperate and to facilitate team building Audience: Couples, Parents, Teens, Children, Singles Special Considerations: Tables, Small or large […]

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Icebreakers – Beach Ball Toss

Group Size: 1 to 25 Time Needed: 10 to 20 minutes (depends on group size) Goal: To get to know the members of the group Audience: Couples, Parents, Teens, Children Special Considerations: This activity can be used as a great energy booster when class energy seems low. Co-facilitators can demonstrate the activity together. Resources Needed: […]

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Icebreakers – King and Queen of Hearts

Group Size: 1 to 50+ Time Needed: 10 to 20 minutes depending on group size Goal: To demonstrate the idea of personal power Audience: Teens, Children Special Considerations: If someone is uncomfortable being a King or Queen, they can decline the role. People do not have to participate in the activity. Resources Needed:  A crown […]

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Icebreakers – Bowl of Questions

Group Size: 3 to 20 Time Needed: 15 to 30 minutes depending on group size Goal: To provide a creative icebreaker for the class Audience: Couples, Parents, Teens, Children, Singles Special Considerations: None Resources Needed:  One large bowl, Strips of paper, Bag of candy Step-by-Step Instructions Before class, fill a bowl with a number of […]

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Icebreakers – “Remember When” Penny

Group Size: 1 to 50 Time Needed: 5 to 10 minutes Goal: To get to know each other Audience: Couples, Singles, Parents (works best for middle-aged to older adults) Special Considerations: Occasionally a participant may pick a year that is emotionally difficult to talk about. Always allow them to switch for another penny. This is […]

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Icebreakers – A Day in My Life

Group Size: 11 to 25 Time Needed: 11 to 20 minutes Goal: Get to know each other and have fun Audience: Couples, Teens, Parents, Singles Special Considerations: This is a fun and creative exercise, but it may not be appropriate to use with a group that is dealing with a lot of hostility or couples […]

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