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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 bag of M&M’s

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Pass the bag of M&M’s around the group and instruct participants to take some. Tell them they can’t eat any of them yet! Do not elaborate, this instruction needs to be vague.
  2. After the bag has been passed, instruct each participant to tell one thing about him or herself for each piece of candy they have taken.

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.