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Animal Farm

…to watch and so much fun to participate in. What once was a youth group turns into literally a pack of animals. It’s a great ice breaker and a favourite with us….

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Beanz

This is great as an icebreaker. Could be played outdoors if you wish. Basically, you get people wandering around, you may want to make they hop about or skip, then the leader shouts out a type of bean and they have to do the actions: Chillie Bean – Shiver like you’re cold Jumping Bean – Jump up and down Broad Bean – Squat down and up Runner Bean – Run around Kidney Bean – Laugh until your sides split Baked Bea…

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Beautiful Feet

This is a cool activity/ice breaker to do with a group (the larger the better) that know each other fairly well (at least by sight and name). If you have a petition of some sort (or you can get leaders to hold up a long blanket, as long as the students cannot be seen) get all but one student (this student should know everyone’s names) to go to the other side of the petition and take off their shoes and socks. The group should line up along…

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Bible Pararaph Puzzle

This is a great Ice Breaker for those know-it-alls of the bible. The following paragraph has exactly 30 books of the bible hidden inside: There are 30 books of the Bible in this paragraph. Can you find them? This is a most remarkable puzzle. It was found by a gentleman in an airplane seat pocket, on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu, keeping him occupied for hours. He enjoyed it so much, he passed it on to some friends. One friend from Illino…

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Bubble Gum Challenge

…This is a simple icebreaker. Take a package of good bubble gum. Ask for Volunteers, take bubble gum and chew to music and blow a bubble. The person who has the biggest bubble wins. Make things interesting ie. boys vs. girls, or if you have multiple age groups, Jr. High vs. HS. It is a simple event if you do it to loud music and get everyone yelling it is a pretty good start of a youth night….

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Crazy Jumble

…d everyone passes around their piece of paper. The first person opens their paper, and then gets in the middle of the group to do what it says. This gets EVERYONE involved, and looking silly. It’s a great ice breaker, and lets face it it – it gets everyone laughing. Also a GREAT picture opportunity! A variation is to have the things written ahead of time, and have everyone draw out of a hat….

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Do You Love Your Neighbor?

…ion must change places with someone else fitting the same description, all before the person in the middle grabs a chair. This was great fun to play with parents and teens together as an ice breaker because eventually, everyone will have to rush to another seat and most people get a chance to be in the middle at one time or another….

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Interaction Cards

…e someone they don’t know really well. This is always a good low key ice breaker that you can use every three months or so. Try it with parents as well. You may be surprised at how much they enjoy it! **************************************** BEGINNER For The Listener Read the question to your friend. Be warm. Make eye contact. Let them speak. Encourage them to add more Ask questions that look for more details Thank your friend for being open…

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Officer On Deck

Purpose: Ice Breaker or energy building exercise, that can be used to divide students into groups, and also get their attention or allow them to use energy throughout a retreat day. Preparation/ Required Material: No materials required. The area must be free of chairs and desks, etc… People need to find a partner with whom they will work. Say: “Okay, when I say officer on deck every needs to jump to attention, like this (demonstrate standin…

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