Medium Group Games

Icebreakers for medium sized groups (5 to 10 people)

The following icebreakers are suited for medium sized groups of about five to ten players. They may not work as well for small groups, but for larger groups you can often subdivide into groups of 5-10 to make them work.  Click on an article to read the step-by-step instructions!

Art Effects (Drawing)

Animal Sounds (Active, Talking)

Bigger and Better (Active, Teambuilding)

Blanket Game (Get-to-know-you)

Candy Introductions (Get-to-know-you)

Catch the Ball (Get-to-know-you)

Categories (or Similarities) (Get-to-know-you)

Chariot Race (Active)

Collaborative Drawing (Party, Teambuilding)

Connecting Stories (Get-to-know-you, Teambuilding)

Crazy Job Interview (Talking)

Defend the Egg (Teambuilding)

Electric Current Game (Active, Teambuilding)

Extremes: Where Do You Stand? (Get-to-know-you)

Fake Artist (Stationary)

Fear in a Hat (Teambuilding)

Fabulous Flags (Get-to-know-you)

Four Corners (Get-to-know-you)

Ghost Game (Talking)

Giants, Wizards, Elves (Active)

Gone Fishin’ (Active)

Great Wind Blows (Active, Get-to-know-you)

Group Juggling (Active, Teambuilding)

Hot and Cold Game (Party, Talking)

Hot Potato Camera (Party)

Human Rock Paper Scissors (Active)

Icebreaker Questions (Get-to-know-you, Teambuilding)

Identity Circles (Get-to-know-you)

Interview Game (Get-to-know-you)

King Elephant (Active)

Korean Rhythm Game – Assa (Stationary, Party)

Late Arrivals Game (Party, Talking)

Lineup Game (Get-to-know-you)

Lost on a Deserted Island (Get-to-know-you, Teambuilding)

Memorable Catchy Names (Get-to-know-you)

More Good Icebreaker Questions (Get-to-know-you, Teambuilding)

Name Aerobics (Get-to-know-you, Talking, Active)

Never Have I Ever (Get-to-know-you)

Newspaper Towers (Active, Teambuilding)

Paper Snowball Fight (Active)

Personal Trivia Baseball (Get-to-know-you)

Photo Scavenger Hunt (Active, Teambuilding)

Picture Whispers (Drawing)

Psychiatrist Game (Talking, Acting, Stationary)

React and Act Game (Active)

Sardines (Active)

Screaming Viking (Active, Party)

Secret Santa Gift Exchange (Party)

Sequence (Teambuilding)

Shoe Pile Mingle (Get-to-know-you, Teambuilding)

Song Sync (Get-to-know-you, Talking)

Sorts and Mingle (Get-to-know-you)

Spoons Game (Party, Stationary)

Sticker Ninja (Party)

Story Starters (Get-to-know-you)

Strange Disease Diagnosis Game (Party, Stationary, Talking)

String Game (Get-to-know-you)

Superlative Game (Get-to-know-you)

Tall Tales Story Game (Storytelling)

Telephone Charades (Active, Party)

Telephone Pictionary (Active, Party)

1000 Blank White Cards (Party)

Time Hop (Get-to-know-you)

Trust Walk Teambuilding Activity (Active, Teambuilding)

Truth or Dare (Active, Get-to-know-you)

Two Truths and a Lie (Get-to-know-you)

Ultimate Ninja (Active, Party)

Unique and Shared (Get-to-know-you, Teambuilding)

What I Would Have Done (Get-to-know-you)

Who Am I? (Mingling)

Who Done It? (Get-to-know-you)

Wink Murder (Party)

Word Chains (Memory)

Would You Rather? (Get-to-know-you)