Game Tag: Icebreaker

kids playing indoor game
kids playing indoor game
  • Large Group (10 and up)

  • Grades 3-5

  • Chairs

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Cooperative Games
  2. Icebreaker
  3. Indoor Game

Magic Mind Trick ›

This is a great icebreaker, minute mover, or indoor recess game! In this game, students form a circle with one player taking the role of the “Mind Reader” in the middle. This game has several variations and can be modified to for students of different ages or abilities.

  • Large Group (10 and up)

  • Ages 6-10

  • None

  • Less Than 10 minutes

  1. Icebreaker
  2. Indoor Game

Hero’s Challenge ›

As any comic book collector knows, being a fan can be even more fun than saving the world. In this game, players get to do both. Players play Rock Paper Scissors in pairs. Whoever is less successful becomes the winner’s number one fan, rooting for them as they find another player to challenge. By the…

  • Large Group (10 and up)

  • Ages 6-10

  • None

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Cooperative Games
  2. Icebreaker
  3. Readiness Games

Fishbowl ›

  • Any Size

  • Ages 6-10

  • None

  • Less Than 10 minutes

  1. Icebreaker
  2. Indoor Game
  3. Readiness Games

Gotcha! ›

Focus is the name of the game! In this game, students will hone their listening skills while developing eye-hand coordination. The class sits in a circle with overlapping hands. As the instructor (or student leader) tells a story, students listen for the secret word. When the secret word is heard, it’s “Gotcha time!” Students try…

  • Any Size

  • Grades 1-2

  • None

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Icebreaker
  2. Indoor Game
  3. Readiness Games

All Tangled Up ›

  • Any Size

  • Grades 1-2

  • None

  1. Icebreaker

Animals in Action ›

  • Any Size

  • Grades 1-2

  • Tennis Balls

  • Less Than 10 minutes

  1. Cooperative Games
  2. Icebreaker

Ball Toss Race ›

  • Large Group (10 and up)

  • Ages 3-5

  • None

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Icebreaker
  2. Indoor Game

Boppity Bop Bop Bop ›

  • Any Size

  • Ages 3-5

  • None

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Icebreaker

Charades Relay ›