Icebreakers and Energisers

Icebreakers and Energisers

A collection of icebreakers and energisers ideal for youth groups or training events. PASS THE ENERGY Participants stand or sit in a circle, hold hands and silently concentrate. The facilitator sends a series of ‘pulses’ both ways round the group by discreetly...
Ideas: Youth Group Games

Ideas: Youth Group Games

A collection of youth group games suitable for  groups both large and small. Can be used as icebreakers or as stand alone games. Grog You take apart a torch and hide the parts throughout the play area. One kid is the Grog, which is a monster that can freeze you in...
Group Builder Games and Activities

Group Builder Games and Activities

Around the world   The leader begins by saying the name of any country, city, river, ocean or mountain that can be found in an atlas. The young person next to him must then say another name that begins with the last letter of the word just given. Each person has a...
Another collection of Icebreakers

Another collection of Icebreakers

Following on from Huge Collections of Icebreakers post here is another large collection of icebreakers that can be used with children and youth groups. Fact or fiction? Ask everyone to write on a piece of paper THREE things about themselves which may not be known to...
School Mentoring Resources

School Mentoring Resources

Over the past few years I’ve supported a number of young people at our local high school. In my work I’ve drawn heavily on the following mentoring resources which provide a good number of challenges, activities, quizzes and exercises. Each booklet is...
Large Collection of Ice Breaker Activities

Large Collection of Ice Breaker Activities

Circulate The group forms two concentric circles with the same number of participants in each circle, the people in the inner circle facing outwards and the people in the outer circle facing inwards. The inner circle remains stationary and the outer circle moves one...
Post-It Note Icebreakers

Post-It Note Icebreakers

A collection of youth icebreaker games using post-it notes. Ideal when you have limited resources. Hidden Treasure Write several icebreaker questions on the stick side of post-it notes and stick them to the board. Each child takes turns choosing 1 sticky note and...
Group Games Ideas

Group Games Ideas

Group Games Blanket Flip is a great game for team building, small groups, or on the spot volunteer game. You’ll need to blankets of the same size and type to make things even for competition. A good size is 5 X 5. Recruit 6-10 volunteers per team. Have them lay the...
Upfront Games

Upfront Games

A collection of upfront games that can be played in a number of settings. Can also be used as icebreakers. Banana Eating “Competition” Items required: 2 young people who are ‘in on the game’, some scarves and some peeled bananas Pre-prep – Before you start your event...