Let’s Get to Know You!
ShellyTerrell.com/icebreakers
Activities for Teens & Adults
It is a fact that in
the right formation,
the lifting power of
many wings can
achieve twice the
distance of any bird
flyin...
Icebreakers ….
Prevent bullying
Build community
Teach citizenship
Cultivate relationships
Increase motivation
Improve grou...
Ball Q & A
Students throw the ball to a peer and ask get to
know you questions!
Do it in pairs!
TP Web introductions
The Hot Seat
• Who? What? When? Why?
• Series of questions…
• Which celebrity would
you like to sing at your
next birthday...
Students jot down 3
things they’d like to
do in life and share
with their peers!
Bucket Lists!
• Each student tells 2 truths
and 1 lie about themselves
• The other students guess
which is the lie
2 Truths & a Lie
Speed/App/Get to Know You Dating
• Hand them a card with peers’ names. They jot down information.
• Start the timer for 1-...
• Students bring in old
photos
• Post on the board
• Students write down the
name of who they think it is
• The owner of t...
• Student bring in small
objects that are
meaningful to them
• They introduce
themselves by explaining
how the object
repr...
• Each student tells a favorite
food, place of travel, etc.
• The students record it/ write
on a Post-It
• Put all recordi...
HumanBingo
30Goals.comGum.co/learn2go
Guess what these emojis
reveal about me!
Share an image & the story behind it!
Digital Goal Collages/Vision Boards
Goal Poster by EvelynGiggles, Flickr
Buncee
Canva
Tackk
Piktochart
Biteslide
Smore
Glo...
Epic selfie- Youtu.be/VTlXttQL_Yk
Back-to-School Epic Selfie Adventure
Participant Map
Thinglink.com/scene/469135908172464130
Create emojis & have them message each other!
Imoji & Bitmoji apps (iOS/Android)
3 Things we should
know about you
2 Places you love
to visit
1 Job you wish you
had
321 Introduction
stripgenerator.com/strip/606141/3-2-1-intro/
Use comics!
Bit.ly/16PiE4v
intel.com/museumofme
Museum of Me video!
ShellyTerrell.com/books Twitter.com/ShellTerrell
Facebook.com/ShellyTerrell Gum.co/learn2go
ShellyTerrell.com/icebreakers
10+ Getting to Know You Activities for Teens & Adults
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10+ Getting to Know You Activities for Teens & Adults

  1. Let’s Get to Know You! ShellyTerrell.com/icebreakers Activities for Teens & Adults
  2. It is a fact that in the right formation, the lifting power of many wings can achieve twice the distance of any bird flying alone. - Milton Olson
  3. Icebreakers …. Prevent bullying Build community Teach citizenship Cultivate relationships Increase motivation Improve group work
  4. Ball Q & A Students throw the ball to a peer and ask get to know you questions!
  5. Do it in pairs!
  6. TP Web introductions
  7. The Hot Seat • Who? What? When? Why? • Series of questions… • Which celebrity would you like to sing at your next birthday party
  8. Students jot down 3 things they’d like to do in life and share with their peers! Bucket Lists!
  9. • Each student tells 2 truths and 1 lie about themselves • The other students guess which is the lie 2 Truths & a Lie
  10. Speed/App/Get to Know You Dating • Hand them a card with peers’ names. They jot down information. • Start the timer for 1-2 minutes. Then students switch to the next person.
  11. • Students bring in old photos • Post on the board • Students write down the name of who they think it is • The owner of the photo talks about the memory Old photos revisited
  12. • Student bring in small objects that are meaningful to them • They introduce themselves by explaining how the object represents them • You can tell them to put them in a plastic cup Meaningful Momentos
  13. • Each student tells a favorite food, place of travel, etc. • The students record it/ write on a Post-It • Put all recordings/Post-Its in a bag • Students reach in, grab one, & find their person Who Am I?
  14. HumanBingo
  15. 30Goals.comGum.co/learn2go
  16. Guess what these emojis reveal about me!
  17. Share an image & the story behind it!
  18. Digital Goal Collages/Vision Boards Goal Poster by EvelynGiggles, Flickr Buncee Canva Tackk Piktochart Biteslide Smore Glogster PicCollage ImageChef Muzy
  19. Epic selfie- Youtu.be/VTlXttQL_Yk
  20. Back-to-School Epic Selfie Adventure
  21. Participant Map Thinglink.com/scene/469135908172464130
  22. Create emojis & have them message each other! Imoji & Bitmoji apps (iOS/Android)
  23. 3 Things we should know about you 2 Places you love to visit 1 Job you wish you had 321 Introduction
  24. stripgenerator.com/strip/606141/3-2-1-intro/ Use comics!
  25. Bit.ly/16PiE4v
  26. intel.com/museumofme Museum of Me video!
  27. ShellyTerrell.com/books Twitter.com/ShellTerrell Facebook.com/ShellyTerrell Gum.co/learn2go ShellyTerrell.com/icebreakers

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