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Two sets of hands playing Ice-Breakers in which they are holding a set of wooden toy blocks as part of a get-to-know-you game

Ice-Breakers

Fun, coordinated & highly interactive partner activity.

  • Highly interactive
  • Fosters collaboration
  • Inspires resiliency & laughter
  • Healthy competition
  • Partner activity

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Have you played this activity? What worked, what didn't work? What type of group? Do you have useful advice for other users? Do you know a fun variation?

Comments (2)

  1. Bryn Dunlop

    Hi Mark,
    this activity also works well with cut up pool noodles. If you choose the colour red and cut 5 cm discs, which you then half into semi-circles you have…. ‘watermelon’!

    The difference with this prop is that you have one piece of watermelon between the index fingers of 2 partners with the outside hands used to fire excess watermelon at others…..like mini fruit cannons!

    Of course this cannon works best if you’ve practiced before…so play a game of mexican wave ‘popcorn’ first with the group….by flicking the outside edges of the watermelon with your thumb and forefinger.
    Quick and easy fun….

    Bryn

    • Mark

      Yes, I too have used ‘finger snaps’ ( as I call them) for this activity, Bryn. And without the mass of a wooden toy block, you can normally build much longer bridges 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

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