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Icebreaker: What is My Nickname

Icebreaker: What is My Nickname
Exercises, Icebreakers, Team Building, Exercises for Kids, Personal Impact

Article Rating:::: 143 Ratings :::: Monday, May 7, 2012
 

Purpose

This icebreaker is ideal for the beginning of the course to get the delegates become more comfortable with each other. It can also be used for newly formed teams as an effective team bonding activity.

Objective

Pick a nick name and guess the nickname of others.

What You Need

  • Nametag with a lanyard. You need as many as there are delegates.
  • An index card per each delegate.

Setup

  • Distribute one name tag and one index card to each delegate.
  • Ask delegates to choose a nick name and write it on their index cards and name tags.
  • They have free choice in picking a nickname. They can choose it themselves, or it can be a nickname they have been given in the past.
  • Delegates should write their nicknames in a way so others cannot see.
  • Ask delegates to place the index cards face down in front of them and wear the nametags face down so they are not visible.
  • Collect the index cards.
  • Go through each index card and state the nickname. The group must now guess who the nickname belongs to.
  • Once a correct guess is made, the person with the nickname should reveal his nametag.
  • Continue until all nicknames are discovered.
  • For the remainder of the session, everyone must wear their nickname nametags.

Timing

Explaining the Exercise: 2 minutes

Activity: 5 minutes

Group Feedback: 0 minutes

Discussion

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