Game Tag: Icebreaker

  • Any Size

  • Grades 3-5

  • None

  • Under 10 minutes

  1. Flexible Games
  2. Icebreaker
  3. Indoor Game

Zip, Zap, Pop ›

In this sequencing game, students will develop comfort with their peers and strengthen their concentration skills. To begin, teach the students a hand gesture to go with the words “Zip,” “Zap,” and “Pop.” The leader will begin by “passing” a zip to a neighbor. The neighbor follows with a “zap,” and passes it to another…

  • Any Size

  • Grades 1-2

  • Cones

  • Under 10 minutes

  1. Icebreaker

I See, I See! ›

  • Any Size

  • Grades 3-5

  • Jump Ropes

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Icebreaker
  2. Indoor Game

Knots on a Rope ›

  • Any Size

  • Grades 3-5

  • None

  • Under 10 minutes

  1. Icebreaker
  2. Indoor Game
  3. Tag Games

Name Touch ›

Knowing each other’s names builds community, and what better way to memorize names than through a tag game? In this fast-paced game, students form a circle with one student leader in the middle. The student leader calls a peer’s name—and the race is on! The person whose name was called must call another peer’s name…

  • Any Size

  • Grades 1-2

  • None

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Icebreaker
  2. Indoor Game

Partner Introductions ›

  • Large Group (10 and up)

  • Grades 1-2

  • None

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Icebreaker
  2. Indoor Game

Rhythm Detective ›

  • Large Group (10 and up)

  • Grades 3-5

  • None

  • 10 minutes or more

  1. Icebreaker
  2. Indoor Game

Sardines ›