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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

  1. Before class, fill a bowl with a number of different, interesting questions that someone might want to ask a person that they just met.
  2. When your participants are settled, pass around a bag of candy and have them take some. Be vague with your instructions.
  3. Instruct them to draw one question for each number of candies they have.
  4. They will answer each question in front of the class. If a participant does not want to answer a particular question they can pass.

Tips for Discussion and Processing

This is a very creative and fun way for participants to get to know each other.

Note: These activities can be modified to reflect a variety of skills.