Teampedia - Icebreakers and Teambuilding Tools for Teams http://www.teampedia.net/wiki/index.php?title=Category:Icebreakers/Warmups Teampedia is a collaborative encyclopedia of free team building activities, free icebreakers, teamwork resources, and tools for teams.
This site is designed for group leaders, trainers, teachers, managers, directors, counselors, youth groups, camps, task forces ... anyone wanting to enhance collaboration and creativity.
GoNoodle : Free brain breaks https://www.gonoodle.com/ Free brain breaks that help channel classroom energy for good.
Thereís a short brain break activity for every part of the day. Calm the classroom or energize your students depending on the time of day.
How Do You Play http://www.howdoyouplay.net Learn how to play useful icebreakers, classroom games, party games and teambuilding activities.
Increadible Ice Breakers (Book) http://bit.ly/9ip7vG Increadible Ice Breakers (Books)
Although this site is wanting you to buy their books of ice breakers (it does look like there are some great ideas) ... they also offer some freebie suggestions ... so worth a visit even if not buying. "Our ďwickedĒ ice breaker games and ideas ensure any event gets off to a roaring start, leaving you free to catapult your audience into the stratosphere with the main purpose or message of the day."
Icebreakers, Warmups, Energizers and Deinhibitizer http://wilderdom.com/games/Icebreakers.html Icebreakers, Warmups, Energizers, & Deinhibitizer
* Create a positive group atmosphere
* Help people to relax
* Break down social barriers
* Energize & motivate
* Help people to "think outside the box"
* Help people to get to know one another
flyChat ... iPhone Social Game http://mashable.com/2009/07/17/flychat/ flyChat ... iPhone Social Game
I suspect that this iPhone App has potential to be used as an Ice Breaker in meetings ... providing everyone has an iPhone of course. "... app designed to let you interact with completely random strangers by attaching your message to virtual flies who buzz around on the iPhones of other users. The idea is to help you meet new people; the methodology is quirky, strange, and buzz-worthy.
flyChatís iPhone app throws the traditional social network model up in the air, and instead uses themes, tags, and chance encounters to ensure that your updates get seen by interested parties."
ImInLikeWithYou : inclides Ice Breaker Games http://mashable.com/2007/12/20/iminlikewithyou-blockles/ ImInLikeWithYou : inclides Ice Breaker Games ... OK it's a dating site ... but there is something to learn here about ice breakers.
The name of the game is Blockles, and itís like a group effort for Tetris. Consider it the no-pressure ice breaker where you can meet other users. As with most other group games, you can either create a match, or join one thatís waiting to begin
Icebreaker Games and Teambuilding Activities http://www.icebreakers.ws Instructions to useful ice breakers and fun games such as Defend the Egg, Photo Scavenger Hunt, Telephone Charades, Sardines, Personal Trivia Baseball, and more.
Group Games and Icebreakers http://www.group-games.com A database of over 25 of the best icebreakers, group games, and team building activities, useful for a variety of settings: classrooms, organizations, parties, companies, college students, clubs, youth groups, camps, and game lovers in general.
Icebreaker Games at Fun Attiic http://www.funattic.com/game_icebreaker.htm Icebreaker Games at Fun Attic
Cheeky Cheeky | Dress the Mummy | Gum Art | Gum Game | Ha Ha | Ice Cube Hunt | King Boe Boe? Ring | Memory Game |
Ice Breakers and Energisers from KimsKorner http://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/classmanagement/icebreakers.html Ice Breakers and Energisers from KimsKorner
The following activities can be used in a variety of ways. They can be used for beginning of the year activities, energizers for breaks during standardized tests, team building activities, etc. They work for almost any age group--try some at the next faculty meeting. Some of them will guarantee a good laugh!
People Bingo | Criminal Dealings | Data Processing | Murder | Name Tag Ma | tch Maker | nots of People | Who am I? Animal Scramble | Venn Diagram of Students | Sites with Games |
Icebreakers, Warm-up, Review, and Motivator Activities http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/leader/icebreak.html Icebreakers, Warm-up, Review, and Motivator Activities
For the following activities, it often helps to break the group into couples or trios. The smaller groups allow for more discussion, keeps participants from mentally wondering off, builds rapport, and allows for "one-on-one" relationships.
Sometimes the problem is not warming up, but the need to calm or "come down" to reality after some intensive material is presented. Also, to get the full benefit of new material, some "introspective time" is needed.