The aim of the exercise is to break the ice through laughter and movement which strengthens the energy and spirit within the group.
An opening exercise that can be used to share participants’ expectations of the workshop and as an icebreaker to get everyone to introduce themselves
A fun and creative exercise that illustrates how we understand things differently making communication challenging.
A fun activity that identifies the tension between being an individual and belonging to a group.
This exercise can be ideal for a teacher or any kind of organization that deals with these topics.
Teachers are often hesitant to introduce topics such as racism, sexism, classism, or heterosexism in the classroom because their training has not prepared them to handle the issues and exchanges that may occur. This activity provides participants with an opportunity to share stories from when discussions about these topics took an unexpected turn they were unprepared to handle, then to share ideas about how to address these circumstances in the future.The participant understands differences on an individual level.
This exercise clarifies different perspectives and diversity in an instructive, clear and undramatic way when all participants have to physically show their opinion on a given dilemma.