Person unfolding sheet of paper which has holes torn out of it as seen in trust-building exercise called Snowflake


Powerful facilitated exercise that values diversity.

  • Playful & fun
  • Simple to set-up
  • Powerful metaphor
  • Focus on valuing differences
  • Develops critical thinking


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  1. SCEC

    I recently used this activity to talk about applied learning. I gave them Paper folding and tearing “theory” and then they needed to learn from that and apply it to a real world (repeat the activity with 2-way dialogue) scenario. Worked like a charm.

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