This is a quick way to inject interest and fun into a group at intervals.
- sheets of paper and pencils or pens.
- In some situations little prizes are a good idea.
Number of participants: 15 - 25
Time needed: 5 min. x 2 or 3 times a day
Ideal conditions: Best done in group that knows each other pretty well.
Pre-Work Required: none
Type of Facilitator-Client Relationship: Standard
1. Pass out sheets of paper and pens.
2. Ask every one to put their name and 4 little known facts about themselves that no one in the room knows about them (a factoid) on a sheet of paper, things that they are willing to share. Collect the papers.
3. At intervals, read one of the factoids and ask the group whose this is.
4. When someone guesses who the person is, pass out a prize to the person who guessed correctly.
5. Repeat 3 and 4 two or three times at the end of a break as a way of bringing people back or as an interlude.
Follow-Up Required: none
Usual or Expected Outcomes: fun and a little more knowledge about each other
Derived from: unknown
History of Development: unknown