At some time in your life, you most certainly will have occasion to present an icebreaker speech. Some of the types of short icebreaker speeches are the business speech and motivational speech. You may need to make a business pitch, present or receive an award, address stockholders, honor a retiring employee or welcome a new one, dedicate a new facility, give a demonstration, present a wedding toast, introduce a guest speaker, or welcome attendees at a conference or convention. Whatever the occasion, there are certain guidelines and hints that will make the writing and presentation of your icebreaker speech easier. This article tells you everything you need to know about presenting an effective and enjoyable icebreaker speech.
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Venom or Poison
This teenager party game has a lot of fun, secret handshaking going on. Players are selected randomly to be “it,” and try to spread venom or poison to other players by simply shaking their hand; and tapping the inside of the unsuspecting person’s wrist with their index finger twice. Players have to discover which players are “it.” This game is fun anytime, but is a great Halloween game or Birthday Party game for teenagers!
If you are looking for some funny or informative questions about your friends, co-workers, or to use at a party, this is the website for you!
There are several different “Have You Ever…” questionnaires to choose from:
- Have You Ever…Party Version (for older children and teens – for a church party, a work party, or a fun get together)
- Have You Ever…Naughty Version (for older teens, college age and adults; sexual questions, and more mature questions)
- Have You Ever…Funny Version (for older children and adults of all ages who want to share funny stories with each other)
Generating a laugh is an excellent way to break the ice. We have collected some of the best icebreaker jokes available and arranged them according to length to make it easy for you to find the perfect joke to begin a speech, get your party going, or help those in a group activity relax.
Icebreakers for Christian gatherings help participants of every age relax and get ready for study, fun, or fellowship. We have divided our selection of Christian icebreakers by age group to make it easy for you to find the perfect one for any size, age, or group composition.
Whenever you have a group of people who need to work together effectively, a team-building icebreaker provides the perfect tool for dividing your group into teams and getting everyone ready to go. Our collection of team building icebreakers work well in classroom, employee meetings and workshop, and gatherings designed just for fun. We have divided our collection of team building icebreakers into those that are quick and easy, those that help a group relax, and those that are a bit more challenging. Continue reading
Icebreaker questions are some of the most popular icebreaker games. Icebreaker questions are of many different kinds and can be used for any age group. They work well to open an activity, introduce people and topics, and revive a flagging party or movie – in short in almost any and every circumstance and situation. We have divided out list of icebreaker questions into various categories to make locating the perfect set of questions easy. However, many of the questions and categories are interchangeable. You are sure to find a perfect fit of icebreaker questions for your party, meeting, or other occasion.
One of the most challenging age groups to work with are students in middle school. They are often easily bored, competitive, and difficult to please and control.
Our selection of icebreaker games for middle school students have taken these characteristics into consideration. You will find many games designed to settle a group and make them think. We have, of course, included some fun and active games. Just make sure you choose any involving something sweet at a time when you want to increase the middle schoolers’ energy level!
Providing effective icebreaker activities for high school students can be challenging. You need to access moods, group dynamics, and the comfort level of participants. We have chosen a wide variety of icebreakers for high school students from which you should be able to find the perfect icebreaker game. We have included introductory icebreakers, team building icebreakers, some rather calm icebreaker games, as well as some that are just crazy and fun.
Icebreakers for parties make guests feel comfortable and help them become acquainted with each other. Use them at the beginning of your party or anytime the momentum slows down. Some of our party icebreakers are easy and some take some advance preparation, but we chose all to liven up your party.
Make sure to keep in mind the ages and personalities of your group of the guests when you choose your icebreakers. Party icebreaker games can be played at a corporate party, baby shower, Christmas party, New Year’s party, or any get together designed for entertainment.