• The Strip

    The Strip

    By handing out cut up comic strips at random, your group will try and locate the other group members carrying...

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  • Speed Dating

    Speed Dating

    You get your group to fill out an analogue clock with time from noon to midnight. They scatter among the...

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  • Sell! Sell! Sell!

    Sell! Sell! Sell!

    Split people into teams of 2-3 people. Give them an object of little value. A paper clip can do. Have...

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  • Count Me In

    Count Me In

    When you have a large group and wish to divide them into smaller teams, here’s a fast and simple way...

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  • Predict-ionary


    This is a both an individual and team task. It starts as an individual task, arranging specific letters from a...

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  • Bridge Trouble

    Bridge Trouble

    4 people have to cross a bridge. The bridge is about to collapse, and within a set time, all 4...

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  • My Personal Fan Group

    My Personal Fan Group

    The group will play rock, paper, scissors against other participants. When they win, that person will become part of their...

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  • What You See Is What You Get

    What You See Is What You Get

    To show that what we don’t look for we rarely see, but if you're focused on something, there's a good...

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  • Things That Makes You Go Boom!

    Things That Makes You Go Boom!

    SUMMARY: The group will sit in a circle and count from 1 to 70, exchanging every number which involves the...

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  • Seek and Hide

    Seek and Hide

    One person go hide. The rest of the group split up and try to locate that person. When someone does,...

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  • Re-Act


    Have everyone write down a scene involving an emotion. Split the group into teams. Have a random person has to...

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  • Quick Draw

    Quick Draw

    You position your group in a circle with you in the middle. You’ll be the sheriff in a town of...

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  • The Helium Stick

    The Helium Stick

    This is a teambuilding exercise which requires a lot of communication. You place a rod on the index fingers of...

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  • Ping Pong

    Ping Pong

    With this energizer you’ll team people up at random. You’ll throw ping pong balls into the room and have people...

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  • Guess Who!?

    Guess Who!?

    By attaching post-it notes on the back of people, and instructing them to figure out which famous person they represent,...

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  • Get Organized

    Get Organized

    You’ll make post-it notes with titles which you stick on the back of your groups members. They now have to...

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  • Atoms and Molecules

    Atoms and Molecules

    By turning people in the group into atoms and heating them up, you’ll have the group running around in the...

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  • Moral Dilemma

    Moral Dilemma

    Challenge your group on personal issues in a safe and secure environment. This is an exercise where you'll find safety...

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  • Bigger Better Faster More

    Bigger Better Faster More

    This is a sales based activity where trading, negotiating and convincing the buyer to exchange products in a competition to...

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  • Pick Your Pole

    Pick Your Pole

    You'll split your team into groups and have them create a totem with animals who represent who they are, what...

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  • It’s a Frog!

    It’s a Frog!

    You’ll place the group in a circle, pass an object to the person next to you, tell him or her...

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  • WWW What?

    WWW What?

    You split the group into teams and have them develop and create a homepage or website that sells the team...

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  • What’s Your Game?

    What’s Your Game?

    The group will be split into teams of 3 – 5 people who will develop a board game (based on...

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  • Optimize!


    Split your group into teams of 6-10 people. Hand them a ball and ask them to pass the ball around...

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  • A Numbers Game

    A Numbers Game

    You’ll fill out the Power Point quiz with your own questions related to the topic, and have a small quiz...

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  • Traffic Control

    Traffic Control

    This will get the energy up in the room if people have been sitting too long. It’s a very elemental...

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  • Out Of Time

    Out Of Time

    Split the group into teams of 4 – 7 and give each team a feather. Tell them that this is...

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  • In Case of Emergency

    In Case of Emergency

    You’ll give the group a small mindbender and have them solve it as best as they can. Split the group...

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  • Like My Style

    Like My Style

    You’ll hand out a “like” / ”dislike” paper to everyone and instruct them to use it to symbolize if they...

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  • Bookworm Battle

    Bookworm Battle

    Split the group into teams of 4. Then give a mindbender to everyone and have them work out the solution....

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  • Box Stacking

    Box Stacking

    You will introduce a small mind game which will force people to focus and work as a team to complete....

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  • Minutes of Madness

    Minutes of Madness

    You’ll hand out a sheet with questions, set a timer and have everyone answer the questions to the best of...

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  • Desperate Detective

    Desperate Detective

    You’ll select a person to the detective and send him or her out of the room. You’ll then pick a...

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  • Neverland


    You’ll ask the group to stand in a circle holding up 5 fingers. You’ll then take turns asking the participants...

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  • When in Rome

    When in Rome

    Place a roman numeral on display and have the group think on how to change that into a number. This...

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  • My Mouse Named Cheesy

    My Mouse Named Cheesy

    Introduce your pet mouse Cheesy who you’ve trained on his scooter, and have him run under the feet of the...

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  • Sixth Sense

    Sixth Sense

    This is a little mindbender which proves that we can prime the mind to think of certain things, and show...

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  • Experience Combined

    Experience Combined

    By adding up all the years each person has been in the company, you’ll illustrate clearly just how much experience...

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  • Mind Reading

    Mind Reading

    You’ll give a few instructions which the group will follow. A bit of math which isn’t hard in any way,...

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  • In My Sparetime…

    In My Sparetime…

    Instead of the usual "My name is" introductions, you’ll have the group think up funny, weird, crazy and outrageous spare...

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  • Red or Black?

    Red or Black?

    7 rounds of Red & Black are played out. In each round, picking the right combination awards points to both...

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  • Hand Signals

    Hand Signals

    Each participant will draw their hand, and add a skill they have to each finger. With a team mate they’ll...

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  • Private Investigations

    Private Investigations

    The group will attempt to solve a case where it isn’t so evident what actually happened. They’ll have to think...

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  • Simply the Best

    Simply the Best

    You’ll get your group to think about, just for a moment, what the best thing was, that happened over the...

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  • Pass the Word

    Pass the Word

    With a sentence cut into words and written on paper, you’ll curl them up and throw them to the crowd....

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  • Connect the Dots

    Connect the Dots

    You’ll hand out a sheet of paper with this mindbender on it and have people try to solve it as...

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  • Assassins and Agents

    Assassins and Agents

    Place everyone from the group in a pre-defined area. A room or an open space with markings to show where...

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  • Poke Poker

    Poke Poker

    At the start of the day you’ll instruct people that they’ll get poker cards when they willingly answer questions asked...

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  • Quiz Time

    Quiz Time

    You’ll split the group into 2 teams and have them write questions and answers on blank cards. Then quiz the...

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  • Team Curriculum Vitae

    Team Curriculum Vitae

    You’ll split your group into teams of 4 - 5 people and have them write up a CV based on...

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  • Entangled


    With a piece of rope tied together, you’ll have two teams. One team is entangled in the rope and while...

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  • String Fling

    String Fling

    Place the group in a circle on chairs. Have a ball of yarn or string and have everyone get the...

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  • Brain vs. Foot

    Brain vs. Foot

    You’ll instruct the group to sit comfortably and lift their right foot off the ground. They’ll circle it clockwise and...

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  • Name Roulette

    Name Roulette

    In this exercise the group will meet and greet and take on the other persons name and possibly more. They’ll...

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  • Another One Rides The Bus

    Another One Rides The Bus

    You’ll position the group in a circle and have them switch places, all crossing the same spot in the middle...

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  • Work Hard Play Hard

    Work Hard Play Hard

    For this exercise you split the group into teams. You’ll hand out sheets (subscribers can download them here at the...

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  • The Last Straw

    The Last Straw

    You split the group into teams and hand out straws they can use to build the tallest structure possible within...

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  • Stand By Me

    Stand By Me

    You split the group into teams and have them create an exhibition stand where they’ll “sell” the message of the...

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  • Pick Up The Pieces

    Pick Up The Pieces

    You’ll split the group into teams and have them compete to finish a kids jigsaw puzzle before their opponents. They’ll...

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  • Objection!


    This energizer is about finding an object which represents the person according to how he or she sees him or...

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  • Words Of Wisdom

    Words Of Wisdom

    With this exercise you’ll be reading words out loud, and have everyone write down the the thoughts they get, when...

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  • Session Success!

    Session Success!

    This is a game where teams compete against each other, in the attempt to find the best key learning points...

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  • In Us We Trust

    In Us We Trust

    You split the group into teams of 8-9 people. Have one person blindfolded in the middle and the rest in...

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  • Guess What!?

    Guess What!?

    You split your group into teams. Have them write up slogans and exchange them with the other teams. They have...

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  • Human Construction

    Human Construction

    You’ll split the group into pairs and have them create, with their bodies, objects that you call out. Once that’s...

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  • Who Wants To Be A…

    Who Wants To Be A…

    You’ll put a million dollar on the line to the person who can come up with the best idea or...

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  • From The Horse’s Mouth

    From The Horse’s Mouth

    After reading a mindbender out loud, you’ll have each person come up with what they believe is the correct answer....

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  • Hive Mentality

    Hive Mentality

    You’ll hand out a piece of paper to the group. The papers have different topics, and the exercise is simply...

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  • Jump!


    You split the group into teams of 7-8 people. You then challenge them to only touch the ground with 8...

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  • The Key Is…

    The Key Is…

    In this exercise you’ll present the group with the task of writing out the layout of a keyboard (pc) from...

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  • Due North

    Due North

    Have people close their eyes, then ask them to point due north. Fingers will be pointing in every direction proving...

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  • Finished Files

    Finished Files

    You’ll display a sentence on a slide in which everyone gets a few seconds to find all the letters “F”....

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  • Word Feud

    Word Feud

    You’ll make a relay competition with a pen as a baton. The teams will compete to make the best sentence...

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  • Mix and Match

    Mix and Match

    By splitting the group into teams with things in common, you quickly manage not only to make teams but teams...

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  • Wrapped Around My Finger

    Wrapped Around My Finger

    You have people picking a string of yarn out of a ball, this will determine how long that person has...

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  • Toys “R” You

    Toys “R” You

    What you do is hand out building materials. You can use LEGO bricks, clay or other, and make everyone, either...

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  • Who Do You Think You Are?

    Who Do You Think You Are?

    Before this energizer you’ll have to do a few short interviews about peoples past. You’ll have to find out i.e....

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  • Voice Noise

    Voice Noise

    You hand out paper slips at random with a combination of two different sounds. The slip could read a cow...

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  • Triangulators


    Place everyone from the group in a pre-defined area. A room or an open space with markings to show where...

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  • Toss It

    Toss It

    Place the group in a circle and have something you can toss between the group members. Explain that now everyone...

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  • The Wave

    The Wave

    Position your group in two rows facing each other. Have them hold out their hands so they barely touch. Have...

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  • The Sculptor

    The Sculptor

    The group is paired up, and one will be the sculptor and the other the model. The sculptor will change...

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  • The Hot Spot

    The Hot Spot

    Designate a hot spot in the room and explain to the group that the closer you’re standing to the hot...

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  • Someone Like You

    Someone Like You

    Standing in a circle you start out by matching something between you and someone else. You call it out, "brown...

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  • Showdown


    Split the group into pairs and have them stand across from each other. They’ll clap their hands together when you...

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  • Shake!


    Get people out of their chairs and instruct them in shaking their hands, feet and body. This is a pure...

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  • Reversed Limbo

    Reversed Limbo

    The group is split into teams of 4 people. Each team get a paper bag and a pair of scissors....

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  • Punctuality Poker

    Punctuality Poker

    By handing out a playing card after every break to those who’re back and ready on time, you’ll create a...

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  • Poke Poke!

    Poke Poke!

    Split your group into pairs and have them face each other. One person extends his or her hand as if...

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  • Picture Perfect

    Picture Perfect

    SUMMARY: You take a number of photos equal to the number of teams you want. Cut them into puzzle pieces...

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  • Paparazzi!


    Divide your group into teams of 3-4 people. Make sure they all have a way to capture images (smartphone, camera...

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  • One Small Step for Man

    One Small Step for Man

    Divide the group into pairs and position them in front of each other with ...

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  • Office Massage

    Office Massage

    Have your group face one direction, place their hands on the shoulders on the person in front of them and...

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  • Love Thy Neighbor

    Love Thy Neighbor

    You position people in a circle and ask a question (by name) to a person. That person then name his...

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  • Leading The Blind

    Leading The Blind

    This is a trust based team building activity. The “Manager” steers his and her colleagues through a small course of...

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  • Sit In My Lap!

    Sit In My Lap!

    This energizer is pretty well known. Everyone in the group stands in a circle, then have to sit in the...

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  • Knights, Giants and Wizards

    Knights, Giants and Wizards

    Taking the roles of giants, wizards and knights the group will battle out a more physical version of rock, paper,...

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  • I Can Do That!

    I Can Do That!

    With this energizer the group get to know each other in a different way. Using a sheet provided by you,...

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  • Hut Hut Hike!

    Hut Hut Hike!

    This is a very cool energizer. It's also a teambuilding and game exercise if you make it so. It focuses...

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  • Habits


    Ask people to cross their arms. Then ask them to unfold them again. Then have them fold them again only...

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  • Get In Line

    Get In Line

    Divide your group into teams of 6-8 people and ask them to arrange the order they stand in line after...

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  • Facial Aerobics

    Facial Aerobics

    Pair the group up and have them stand in front of each other. Now one person is the instructor, and...

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  • Eggcentric


    The contestants will drop an egg from 16 ft. and catch the egg in their homemade egg saving construction made...

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  • Don’t Hang Up

    Don’t Hang Up

    See how well a message is delivered when it has to pass through several people before it reaches the recipient....

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  • Darwinism


    In this energizer we will talk about evolving. This is done by introducing different stages of Darwins theory. This means...

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  • Complete The Sheet

    Complete The Sheet

    this is a small Energizer and a game which requires that the participants help each other while competing against each...

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  • Classroom Chaos

    Classroom Chaos

    Before the session start, arrange the chairs in the room so they’re setup in a traditional school setting. However, have...

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  • Category 5 Good Morning

    Category 5 Good Morning

    Display the difference between just giving a category 1 good morning and a category 5 good morning. Then have people...

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  • Beach Party!

    Beach Party!

    On a beach ball you’ve written out a lot of questions related to getting to know each other. You’ll throw...

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  • Autograph Bingo

    Autograph Bingo

    Using bingo as the driver, everyone will try and be the first to get 5 in a row on their...

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  • Airborne


    Have your group split into teams of 6-8 people. Have them inflate a balloon each. Ask them to make a...

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  • 3, 2, 1

    3, 2, 1

    Split your group into pairs and have them standing in front of each other. Have them count to three taking...

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  • You Did What???

    You Did What???

    Divide the teams and separate them in the room. Pass out paper and pen and have everyone write down something...

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  • X / Y

    X / Y

    In 4–6 teams of 1-3 persons, several rounds of X & Y are played out. In each round the team...

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  • What Are The Odds?

    What Are The Odds?

    Have people write down on a piece of paper, the odds in percentage of someone in the room having their...

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  • Unlikely Combinations

    Unlikely Combinations

    In teams of 3-5 people they’re asked to find new ways to solve a problem, combining their hobby or interest...

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  • Together We Are Unique

    Together We Are Unique

    The group is split into teams of 4-6 people. First they’ll find the things that the team has in common....

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  • The Trailer

    The Trailer

    People team up in pairs, and in one minute, describe their life from birth to present day. ...

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  • The Interview

    The Interview

    Let people pair up with the person in the room they know least about. Have them interview each other for...

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  • That Mans Father…

    That Mans Father…

    You give the group a small puzzle to solve. The group will get a set amount of time to complete...

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  • Sugar Secrets

    Sugar Secrets

    Mix candy in different colors in a bowl and have each participant get 5 pieces in various colors. Each color...

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  • Stranded


    Stranded on an island the participants can bring one item with them from their suitcase. In turn they present the...

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  • Snow Day

    Snow Day

    Have your group write up questions regarding the topic at hand. They make them into snowballs and have a snowball...

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  • Seeker of the Truth

    Seeker of the Truth

    You position your group in a circle, have them think of two facts and a lie about themselves. They take...

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  • Reversed Brainstorm

    Reversed Brainstorm

    You divide people into groups and have each person take the role of the company’s competitor. They’ll draw their role...

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  • Post It

    Post It

    Divide everyone into groups. Reveal the topic at hand. Have everyone write down 5+ thoughts on the topic. Have them...

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  • Negotiators


    Have your group pair up. Equip them with a recorder (smartphone will do) and have them “sell” a product, idea,...

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  • Minute Mate

    Minute Mate

    Have people talk in pairs for 1 minute about their morning, about a project or a specific topic. Time them...

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  • Medusa


    Have people stand in a circle. Tell them to look down on the floor and pick someone to gaze upon....

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  • Last Man Standing

    Last Man Standing

    Have people standing in a circle facing each other. Using different words at different gestures the words have to travel...

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  • Key Learning Points

    Key Learning Points

    Have your group write up what they found to be the most important and valuable on four different pieces of...

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  • Instructions


    Distribute the handout ready for download at this site. Have the group complete the tasks on the handout and see...

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  • Home Run Trivia

    Home Run Trivia

    An icebreaker which is centered around baseball and contains personal facts of varying difficulty. The goal of this game is...

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  • Hand Reading

    Hand Reading

    Using your hand you give five inputs. Each input is represented by the fingers on your hand. Thumbs up. Pointing....

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  • Flagged


    Each person draw a flag to represent who they are. Using images they describe themselves and hold the flag high,...

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  • Finish what I started

    Finish what I started

    This energizer is to get people talking with each other. It can either concern personal things or business related things....

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  • Final Countdown

    Final Countdown

    This exercise is all about concentration, being able to sense when there’s room for each individual to chip in and...

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  • Draw it Out

    Draw it Out

    The goal is for pairs to communicate the contents of a drawing to the other, and have the partner try...

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  • Don’t Worry be Happy

    Don’t Worry be Happy

    You get people to write on a piece of paper, what they really do NOT want to experience in this...

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  • Doctor Help Me!

    Doctor Help Me!

    You’re a patient in the doctors office. The participants are the doctor(s), and they have to correctly diagnose you so...

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  • Curve Ball

    Curve Ball

    This is a very fun and cool exercise which will clearly show how our mind works when we get new...

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  • The Switch

    The Switch

    You have two rows of people facing each other. Between them is one free space. The two rows now have...

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  • Cast away

    Cast away

    The team is stranded on an island. Fortunately they had time to salvage 5 items from the ship they were...

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  • Brain Gymnastics

    Brain Gymnastics

    This is a very simple math question which is actually just a 4th grade assignment. The group(s) have to solve...

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  • Body Language

    Body Language

    You’ll pass a pair of scissors to the person next to you while stating if the scissor is crossed or...

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  • All the little Details

    All the little Details

    Being paired up, one person changes a little detail about themselves. The other has to discover what it is which...

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  • Acknowledgement Anonymous

    Acknowledgement Anonymous

    This energizer will send people home high on energy and confidence. This exercise is great to do at the end...

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  • Abracadabra


    You’ll use a magic wand to get the group to air their concerns and wishes for change and indications as...

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  • 60 Seconds

    60 Seconds

    Small exercise where people will try to get as close as possible to hit the 1 minute mark. With this...

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  • The 3rd Alternative

    The 3rd Alternative

    This energizer is typically used with sales teams, but is also usable with other groups such as entire organizations where...

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  • Expect the Best

    Expect the Best

    This is a small introduction, an energizer and an icebreaker where you as facilitator set yourself up for success. You...

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  • Sweet Revelations

    Sweet Revelations

    Quick fun way to get people to know more about each other. By handing out candy, and having a task...

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  • Simple Steps?

    Simple Steps?

    With the group in a circle, you’ll introduce steps according to numbers. Step 1 is forward, 2 is back, 3...

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