Cat and mouse

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Choose a cat and a mouse. The rest of the group stands in 3 or 4 rows facing the same direction, arms held out. The cat has to catch the mouse by running in and out of the rows (they cannot go under the arms). The cat can clap whenever it likes to make the standers turn 90°, still in …

Counting game

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The whole group has to count to 30 (depends on how many participants attend) without talking to each other. They have to communicate nonverbally. When two people say the same number at the same time the game starts from the beginning again. They are standing in a circle and they are not allowed to count in line. Everyone has to …

Atoms and molecules

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The facilitator of the games says molecules (groups of people) consisting of an x amount of atoms (people) needs to be created. If there are 12 participants and the facilitator says that molecules of the size of four atoms, then the people group in 3 groups with 4 people in them. The facilitator keeps calling out numbers until the desired …

Fruit salad

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1. The group sits on chairs in a circle. There should be one chair for each player in the circle, with the facilitator standing in the middle. 2. Each person is assigned the name of a fruit (e.g. apple, banana, orange, etc.) by the facilitator. There should be 4 or 5 people with each fruit name. 3. When the facilitator …

Electric Shock

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The group is split up in two (or more) teams, and the two teams hold each other’s hands. They should stand in two rows next to each other. 5 meters in front of them is an item (the scarf or other). One person squishes the last person of each team’s hand, and they the next persons hand and so on, …

Catepillar

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Participants are split up in two teams. They stand in a row with their hands on the shoulders on the person in front of them. Now the two teams have to catch the other caterpillars tail, when they catch it the team who caught the other teams tail, will gain a person. The winning team is the team who end …

Untie the Knot

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One person is send outside the door and remains there until the others are ready. The rest of the group, stand in a circle holding each other’s hands. Without letting go of the other people’s hands, everybody tries to move around to “tie a knot”. Once everybody is happy with the knot, the person outside the door is called in …

Ski race

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The participants form a circle. The facilitator explains that this is a ski race and begins by explaining the different moves. First everyone has to put their ski gear on: suit, shoes and a helmet. The skiers have to stand in downhill ski position, and when the facilitator says “large/small jump” everyone has to jump, when the facilitator says “left/right …

A + B

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Everybody choose a person who is going to be their A and one who will be their B. You want to get as close to A as possible, and as far from B as possible. On the count of 3 everybody starts running after their A and escaping their B. The game finishes after some time of running around.

Coconut

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The players say; “my head feels like a coconut”. Then they get up and spell COCONUT with their arms/body – just like the YMCA!