GAMES WE PLAY – And You Can Too!
Warm Up Games, Team Building Games, Story Building Games
Warm Up Games
The Mirror Game
Begin at the beginning - collaboration and cooperation.
Tug O' War
Agreement makes everyone a winner!
Don't worry about making mistakes - make a connection!
Basic lesson in sharing your imagination with others.
A rhyming rhythm warm-up game.
Reach Into Space
Creating something out of nothing through physical activity.
I Am A Tree
Fun warm-up for practicing spontaneity, creativity, and team work.
Zip Zap Zop
Builds connections and encourages simple creative choices.
A high energy warm-up!
What Are You Doing?
Practicing physical dexterity & mental flexibility.
Team Building Games
One Word Story
The group tells a story as one storyteller.
The group as one storyteller - listening with no preconceptions.
Shared Group Activity
Another fun "one word each" game.
Speaking as one voice, building the group mind.
Teamwork and creating characters quickly.
The World's Worst
Playing against an idea.
No ideas - just jump in and see what happens.
Giant Freeze Tag
Creating spontaneous scenes and listening.
Painting the Fence
Connecting through activity & relationships
Fun game to practice quick changes and multiple characters.
One person plays two job interviewees.
Story Building Games
Zip Zap Zop with Scenes
Spontaneity, trust, and support warm-up.
Who Where What
Building a simple scene.
The basic improv technique of "Yes, and...".
Overcoming obstacles, breaking the routine.
Shrink the scene - keep the story!
Yes, And... Story Game
Don't just say "yes" - take it to the next level with "Yes, and...!"
Practice in supporting spontaneous choices
Creating spontaneous improvisation.
Supporting every idea = no mistakes!