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Interact & Share

To interact & share is a feature of many program outcomes because it helps build & strengthen relationships

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Group games and activities are one of the most powerful (and attractive) ways to invite your group to interact and share.

These experiences are often simple and fun, so they are ideal for attracting the attention and full participation of your group.

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Essential Benefits of Inviting Groups To Interact & Share

In recent decades, research has shown that the most successful programs in the world are those which intentionally build and develop positive, trusting and healthy relationships.

The key here is intentionality. Simply throwing a group together in a room and expecting them to get along is tantamount to disaster. Yet, sadly, this is often the default mindset of many program leaders.

Focus your program intentions on building connections among the members of your group, before you launch into the delivery of your content, no matter what that content is. Invitations to interact and share may be met with initial resistance, but if presented in a fun, non-threatening manner, you can expect your group to quickly respond.

Almost without exception, groups remark that they feel positively refreshed and energised soon after a participating in a series of, often, brief experiences in which people are invited to play, interact and share.

A classroom, training room or conference auditorium filled with warmth and energy is a wonderful experience for everyone. Trust is developed slowly, and before long people are interacting in ways that would not have been possible without your invitation.

For a more thorough discussion about taking fun more seriously, take a look at Serious Fun, by Mark Collard.

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Activity Ideas Which Invite People to Interact & Share

The images below provide links to a sample of outrageously fun and highly-interactive group activities, all of which are drawn from playmeo’s online activity database.

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Pressure Cooker

Energetic initiative to challenge critical-thinking skills.

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Cat On Yer Head

Hilarious energiser ideal for crowded auditoriums.

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Walk & Stop

Active game to inspire good listening & reflex skills.

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Poker Face

Trust exercise that focuses on inclusion & diversity.

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Are You More Like

Series of questions which help identify difference.

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Playing Card Mixers

Series of fun, engaging & random ways to mix people.

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River Crossing

Classic team puzzle that focuses on critical-thinking.

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Emoji Cards

Useful set of emotive cards to encourage fun & reflection.