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!

Spirals

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Everybody forms a straight line and hold hands. The person at one end starts rolling up the line without letting go of the next person’s hand. Everyone follows along until a large spiral is formed. Now the person who started the spiral must clamber out. Everyone must follow without letting go of each other. This can be played in one …

Zip, Zap, Spoink

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1. Everyone stands in a circle. 2. One person bends down and pick up an invisible gun. The person can only shoot the gun to his/her left or right, right next to him/her. 3. When shooting left you must make “a gun” with your fingers and point to the left saying “zip”. Shooting to the right, you must point to …

Penguins and Flamingos

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Choose a penguin. The penguin shuffles round quickly and penguin like, arms by his side. Everyone else is a flamingo and can only move slowly, gracefully, swooping their wings. The penguin has to catch the flamingos. When a flamingo is caught it miraculously becomes a penguin and madly shuffles round catching flamingos until everyone is a penguin.

Pass the ball

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The participants form a circle or a line. The first person takes the ball and puts it between his or her knees and tries to pass it on to the next one. Helping out by using hands is not allowed! When the ball has been passed to all the participants, the first person now has to pass the ball while …

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 …