When groups get together to study the Bible especially for the first couple of times , why not start with something other than "turn in your Bible to the book of…"? The goal should always be twofold: Get people talking and help them get to know each other better. Consider using one of these fun icebreakers. They will work with groups of all ages.
Team building icebreakers are designed to loosen people up in social settings. They are meant to fast-track group familiarity and ease the socialization process in a new environment. Whether you love them or hate them, employing an icebreaker in a group setting gives people the opportunity to engage and get comfortable with one another. When it comes to team building icebreakers, not all are created equal. Some require extensive preparation or elaborate building materials that many would deem overwhelming to plan. Here are 10 simple team building icebreakers that will break the ice on any team. Split everyone into pairs and hand each pair a piece of paper.
I once read an article by Karen Wilk which challenged me think about the term ice-breaker. Write down the most interesting job you have had. Put in bowl. Each person chooses one and tries to guess who had the job.
At the start of a new semester, teachers around the world turn their attention to the very first class. With a new group of students to integrate and make comfortable, icebreakers are an activity that are essential to those first days. But what makes a good activity?