Get to know you games can help a group build rapport and find some common ground. Plus, they can be the funniest games out there because sometimes the things you find out about others is unbelievable!! These are get to know you activities that you can use to get more acquainted with each other in your youth group, at the office, during a family reunion, at the beginning of school, with your roommates at college These games are great played as is, but sometimes we need a little help thinking up the questions. If this is you, jump straight to the Get to Know You Questions page to get started! You could use the questions as ideas, or print them out, cut into strips and have them available for everyone to use with the next get to know you activity you plan.
COVID survival: Games to play during social distancing - The Game Gal
My husband, three kids, and I are going to be spending a LOT more time at home meaning…practically all our of time at home. There have been a few times during this pandemic already that games have helped us out, providing a chance to laugh and play together, to do more than chores or jobs or worrying. I want to do a roundup post on games of all sorts that could be good to play during this time. For so many of these games, a word list would come in super handy! My word generator has TONS! You could create whole new games with some of the word lists on the page. Check it out!
10 games and activities to keep you and your friends entertained on Zoom
ESL Teachers meet tons of international students in a year and teach a multitude of classes. You never seem to have enough ESL icebreakers. So here are more "Getting to Know You Icebreakers" that you can use in your first week of a new class. In this icebreaker students are getting out of their seats, speaking English and getting to know each other.
A friendly, light-hearted game will help people relax and get to know each other before the meeting. There are a few ice-breaker games that would work well in a Christian setting. A great way to get people sharing is to have one person begin a sentence and have everyone else in the group take turns completing it. An idea for a married woman's retreat can be to use the passage in Proverbs 31 that describes a wife of noble character. One of the best ways to get people in the group talking is to go around and ask everyone specific questions.