Snowball Introduction

Type of strategy: Closings and Wrap UpEnergizers and State ChangersMovementOpeners & Get to Know You

Learning styles: EN: Extraversion and Intuition

An ice breaker activity or quick check where participants write three items about themselves, or content, and rest of class determines who or what the clues represent.



  1. Each person writes three things about themselves on a piece of paper
  2. Crumple up the piece paper (snowball)
  3. Engage in snowball fight for a minute
  4. Have everyone grab a snowball
  5. One at a time, open up snowball, read paper, and figure out who is author of snowball or content represented inside snowball


  • Three traits of a specific word
  • Different ways of obtaining a number
  • Who is the famous person
  • Three characteristics of an animal
  • Three specifics about a state
  • As a closure activity to class presentations - three things you should have remembered about my presentation


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Submitted by: Joe Buglione