Active icebreaker games

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Jockeys Up

1. Tell the group to get into pairs, preferably with a person who has a similar height/weight to them. 2....

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Musical Statues

I usually call this game dance and stop, because then the rules are even easier to explain. Play music,...

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True False Run

The group stands in the middle of a room (or if outside, between two markers eg cones). one wall...

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Over the Mountain

I love this game for getting to know students. Each player sits in a chair in a circle facing...

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Sock Thief

Get everyone to take their shoes off. Give two spare socks to anyone not wearing any. Everyone gets down...

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Poopdeck

For medium size to large groups indoor or out. Use tape to create large boxes on the floor or...

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Where The Wind Blows

Everyone sits in a circle on chairs and one person is in the middle. The person in the middle...

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Duck Duck Goose

Get the group to sit in a circle and then select one person to be "it". They must walk...

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Do You Love Your Neighbour?

Get all the players to sit in a circle, except for one person who must stand in the middle...

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Name Tag

It's a great name game! It's like playing a game of tag, only when the person who is is...

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Mix & Mingle

This get to know you game / ice break game is a great way to generate discussion amoungst a big...

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Circle Untangle

This is an all time classic icebreaker game! Everyone stands in a big circle and then grabs onto two...

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Banana Chomp Relay: Search

As the teens get there, have them print their name on a list. This gives you the right spelling...

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Pantyhose Pull

2 players put an end of a pair of panty hose over each others head and hold it over there...

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Rock Paper Dragon

This game is great as an icebreaker and our group did it the first night of a youth confrence....

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Banana Chomp Relay: Eat

Using the Bananas with the kids' names on them, pile all the bananas in a heap at the front...

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Human Paper Scissors Rock

This game is a variation of normal paper scissors rock. I'm going to assume you know how that one...

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Blindfolded Musical Chairs

It's pretty much what the name suggests! Each person playing is blindfolded and chairs are spread randomly through the...

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The Chair Game

Arrange the chairs in a big circle, everyone to sit on a chair apart from one person, who stands...

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Cup Stack Relay

Line two teams up next to each other with a table a few metres away from the start of...

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Play Dough Pictionary

Split the group into groups of about 5 pleople and distribute them around the room. Each group is given a...

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AhSoKo!

Description: An icebreaker for a small group that gets everyone involved with the coordination of hands, voice and pace....

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Tug of Water War!

Before the game starts place all the objects at a hidden place where you it is not too difficult...

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Jenga Dare

This is a great youth group ice breaker game. Would work really well to help the group mingle and...

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Ultimate Ninja

The group stands in a circle and nominates someone to start. 3 - 2 - 1 ULTIMATE NINJA! Everyone has to start...

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Skit Night

We came up with this at our first lock-in 3 years ago and it is one of our most requested...

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Shuffle Bums

You get all the chairs in a circle and have the people playing sit on them. Make sure there...

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Balloon Shuffle

Get everyone to blow their balloon up. The object of the game is to carry there balloon from the...

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Rock Paper Scissors Evolution

This game is a fantastic group mixer ice breaker activity. Players must wander around the room and battle each...

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The Human Slingshot

It's an exhilarating, fast-paced game that involves four people slinging each other back and forth within a human sized...

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Going Up or Going Down?

You start by splitting everyone up into teams of two. Everyone is standing and has their backs against each...

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Top & Bottom Tag

Gather your players into two teams. Tell one team to put one of their hands on their head, and...

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Giants, Wizards, and Elves

Summary: An icebreaker / action oriented game good for medium and large sized groups. Similar to a game of rock,...

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Snowball Fight

This is a great fun get to know you game. It works well as an ice breaker game and...

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Human Traffic Lights

Whilst the music is playing, all players must dance around the room and when the music stops players must...

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Chaos

Get the youth to make a circle with the chairs facing inwards. There needs to be one less chair...

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Tired of Being Weak?

Objective: Rip the phonebook into 2 pieces evenly Players needed: Unlimited (the more the better) Instructions: Get a few volunteers...

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Pregnant Penguin

1. Everyone sits on a chair distrbuted randomly around the room. 2. A penguin is picked randomly. 3. The penguin stands in...

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Dinosaurs

1. Choose one person to be the "Danger Alert" or choose an adult or a group leader or something. Give...

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Just Dance Live

Based on the game for Kinnect or Wii, this is a simple fun, high energy group game for your...

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Orky? Snorky!

A group of players sit in circle. One person is placed standing in the middle of the circle and...

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Rock Paper Anything

This game could work really well as an "up the front duel" type of game or as an "all...

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Amoeba Tag

If you don't know anything about science, an Amoeba is a type of cell that eats other cells by...

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Steal the Bacon

This game is simple and is a great icebreaker among youth groups and camps. Divide the group into four...

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Sprouts

This epic twist on dodgeball is best played with a fairly large group. It's great to use as an...

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Raining Balloons

1. Blow up all the balloons bought and evenly distribute them into 2 different large garage bags (do this beforehand) 2. Divide...

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Monsters inc. (sully says)

Works very similar to Simon says or just as a fun way of keeping everyone warm without the sully...

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Sharky shark

Set the boundaries of the game, a straight channel as long as you decide and as wide as appropriate,...

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If I Were A Butterfly

This is the game version of the popular children's song "If I Were a Butterfly" and is a variation...

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Sneaky Rope Battle

This is a two player battle game, perfect for a one-on-one duel or up the front challenge. Place the...

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