Name Tag Shuffle

Type of strategy: Energizers and State ChangersMovementOpeners & Get to Know You

Hand out name tags randomly and have participants try and find the owner of the name tag.


  1. Hand out or place the exact number of random name tags on a table as participants.
  2. Have participants take a tag and try and find the owner.
  3. Once they have located the owner have them introduce self and share.

NOTE:  To save the presenters time if using name tag holders.  Place the holders on the table also and the participant helps by stuff the name tag into the holder when presenting it to the owner.

Submitted by: Jennifer Arns