Type of strategy: Closings and Wrap UpEnergizers and State ChangersGroup ManagementMovementMusic, Rhythm, Rhyme, and RapOpeners & Get to Know You
Learning styles: EN: Extraversion and IntuitionES: Extraversion and Sensing
This is an energizing way for introductions or at the end of an activity. It is quick, requires a lot of movement and gets people back in their seats in no time.
Very upbeat music. This is not absolutely necessary, but it improves the quality of the activity.
Any size…the bigger, the better.
It is a fast way for a large group to intermix and meet a variety of people
It’s a great energetic way to end a session
It energize people
It's a fun way to get people back in their seats after an activity
Music will play and you get up and walk:
Everyone needs to touch one wall.
Everyone should wave or say "hi" to one person as they walk (or dance).
Everyone needs to sit down in a different seat from the one that they've sat in before
Introduce yourself to the people at your table
Set them off. Say “Ready! Steady! Go!” or something similar. If you don’t, they will just look at you with confusion. Make sure they all understand the three tasks.
Play loud, upbeat music, after you say, “Go!” Just a quick tip for using music. Get the song ready. Don’t set them of running around and then start to look for the song. They will all be seated by the time you get the song going. Get the song ready, so you can just press the pause button or turn the volume higher.
Join them in these ice breaker games and have fun.