We publish only the best icebreakers and group activities. Our staff has tried ’em all out and playtested them all personally. Try ’em out and let us know how they work out for you!
Good Icebreakers, sorted by name
Bigger and Better
The classic teambuilding game of trading and upgrading – try to get the biggest and best item to win!
A funny icebreaker that involves fast name recognition!
A fun game that uses multicolored candy to help people get to know each other.
Catch the Ball
A simple game to get people to start talking and sharing.
Group members try to connect their individual stories, forming a long chain of stories!
Defend the Egg
A teambuilding activity that asks teams to protect a fragile egg by building a protective stucture out of simple supplies.
Did You Know? Bingo
An interactive game that helps people discover interesting facts about other people.
Extremes: Where Do You Stand?
A game that asks people to stand along an imaginary line between two extreme viewpoints, depending on their opinions.
Represent yourself by designing your own flag!
Fear in a Hat
A teambuilding activity that asks people to anonymously share their fears and to place them into a hat.
A get-to-know-you game involving the four corners of a room.
A game that involves forming a word fragment without spelling a word!
Giants, Wizards, Elves
A game similar to paper, rock, scissors, but more hilarious!
Great Wind Blows
A game like musical chairs that lets people get to know each other better.
Say a person’s name and then pass them a ball. This repeats as people learn each others’ names.
Human Paper Rock Scissors
Like the classic game — except played in groups with your whole body!
A list of simple questions that are very useful for breaking the ice.
Icebreaker Questions 2
Even more icebreaker questions to help people get to know each other better.
Share your most important values as you rotate around a circle.
A silly action game that involves hand motions and acting as animals.
Korean Rhythm Game (Assa)
A game involving hand motions.
Late Arrivals Game
A funny game that involves introducing fictitious people at a formal ball.
Lost on a Deserted Island
If you were stranded on a island, what items would you take with you? A get-to-know-you game.
Never Have I Ever
A game to see who has and hasn’t had various experiences!
Personal Trivia Baseball
A fun trivia game that combines baseball with a way to learn interesting facts about people.
Photo Scavenger Hunt
An active teambuilding game that sends teams off to take photos of interesting things in a scavenger hunt!
React and Act Game
A fast-paced game of improv acting!
The classic game of reverse hide-and-go-seek.
A silly game involving crazy motions.
A gift exchange game perfect for the holidays.
Shoe Pile Mingle
The (slightly smelly) game of meeting new people.
Sorts and Mingle
A fun way to see the similarities and differences people have.
A simple activity to help people share some of their most interesting stories.
Strange Disease Diagnosis Game
A funny improvisation guessing game with doctor and patient(s).
An icebreaker that makes use of string or yarn to help people introduce themselves.
The fun game of superlatives!
A hilarious twist on the classic game of telephone, involving charades and acting down the line!
The Telephone Game meets Pictionary, leading to hilarious results!
Trust Walk Teambuilding Activity
The classic teambuilding activity that requires trust and reliance on teammates.
Truth or Dare
The classic party game that leads to memorable results.
Two Truths and a Lie
As people introduce themselves, figure out which statement is true and which one is a lie!
A game of quick reflexes — may the best ninja survive!
Unique and Shared
An icebreaker that helps people see their commonalities and unique characteristics compared with others.
Who Am I?
A simple mingling game in which you try to identify the name on your back.
Who Done It?
A game in which you try to identity who did it!