Ice breakers can be an effective way of starting a training session or Team Building event. As interactive and often fun sessions run before the main proceedings, they help people get to know each other and buy into the purpose of the event.
If such a session is well-designed and well-facilitated, it can really help get things off to a great start. By getting to know each other, getting to know the facilitators, and learning about the objectives of the event, people can become more engaged in the proceedings and so contribute more effectively towards a successful outcome.
|2 Truths 1 False
Each person is required to make three statements about themselves. Two of them are true and one of them is false. The speaker’s coworkers then have to guess which statement is the false statement.
To create a one-minute advertisement that links the shape with both the company and the teams’ personalities. Each group then presents and further discussion occurs.
|Inner Circle – Outer Circle
Trainees share facts about themselves. Once they share that information they then have a better understanding of that person.
|Take as Much as You Need
Without telling them any of the details of the activity, pass around the bag of candy and tell them to ‘take as much as you need.’ Once everyone has taken some, have each participant share one thing they learned or one thing they are going to do different.
|Name Tag Trade
Before they give someone else their name tag they will share 3 facts about themselves. Once they share that information, they trade tags and ‘become’ the other person. They repeat this unitl time runs out.