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The Greeting Game

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Participants walk around the room introducing themselves to each other in a range of humorous ways

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Goal

To enable participants to loosen up with one another with humorous greetings.

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Materials

    Instructions

    Before 

    Invent a series of ways for your participants to introduce themselves to one another, such as:
    Greet one another as hula dancers
    Greet one another as childhood friends

    Greet one another as cavemen

    Greet one another as cats

    Greet one another as rock stars.
    Greet one another as royalty
    Greet one another as celebrity chefs
    Greet one another as bikers
    Greet one another as (various functions in the organization with which you are working, such as Salespeople, HR, Purchasing, Design and Development, etc.


    Facilitator can't take him or herself too seriously


    During

    1. Have the group mill about in the room. Explain to the group that they will have 3 minutes to greet the first person they come to after the way of greeting is announced.


    2. You, the facilitator, are the caller. Call out every 3 minutes a new way in which people should greet one another. After each greeting round, have participants mill about again to find another partner to greet.

    Background

    Source: Matthew Milo eHow.com

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    • 3mins per greeting seems a bit long?

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      over 3 years ago