People need to understand what is going on and how they fit is dealt with in an ice breaker. Method: Appoint (or let them self-select) one player in each group to be the "scribe." Give the following (or similar) instructions: "For the next 3-5 minutes we are going to look for 3 things each member group has in common with the other members of that small group and 1 thing unique for each member in that group. For the unique part, you don't have to be the only person in the world who has the trait, only the only person in the group. ) (For example, all have been to California, all have siblings, all like golf) and 1 thing that is unique to each person in the group.(For example, only one is an only child, only one collects plastic frogs, only one was born in a foreign country). What date your calendar you are looking forward to? We’re coming up fast on the beginning of another school year.
Instead, I’m going to share my three favorites with you.
What characteristic do you most dislike in yourself?
If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go?
I wrote about this kind of icebreaker in an earlier post that turned out to be quite popular.
This page is even more popular, and with over 17,000 page views! I’ll move them into the main list, editing for clarity, and credit you in the comments.
This expression probably came from one or another card game (some authorities say it was faro), where it meant to bet that a card would win and lose an equal number of times.