Please read the disclaimers regarding our use of sources and your use of the activities outlined on the site.
Why Incorporate Activities into your training? Click here for a brief explanation.
A Rationale for the use of Icebreakers from Dutch Driver of Choragus Consulting (Thanks, Dutch!)
Before you use any of these activities, you should understand certain basic principles inherent in facilitating all types of experiential (that's what you're doing if you're using these activities to promote learning) education. Please read the principles.
Although almost anyone can incorporate these activities into their programming, you may want a few touchstones your first time out of the box to ensure a successful presentation. Click here for programming tips.
When facilitating an initiative, you need to know the stages through which the group should progress, the breakdowns you might see, and what effective leadership looks like. With this information, you'll be better prepared to lead a knowledgeable debrief. Click here for the Process Leadership Grid.
Want more good activity write-ups? Take a look at James Neill's Index to Group Activities, Games, Exercises & Initiatives, Chris Cavert's FUNdoing Activities, Christian Itin's ActivityPage, and Doug Smith's Games and Learning Activities.
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