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Didactics Games, Energisers & Ice Breakers Teacher's Manual

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Secret friend (also known as Angel) Every participant takes a piece of paper on which the name of his/her secret friend is written. You keep this in secret as your secret friend does. You can use the time of the course to make nice things for this person like prepare a hand-made present, write something […]

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Didactics Games, Energisers & Ice Breakers Teacher's Manual

Orientation

Treasure hunt Aims: To help participants know the area Conduct a treasure hunt around the town/farm/village/center where the course is held. Hide various objects in important locations such as the closest shop, post office, bank, pharmacy, toilets, showers, swimming pool…  use a map of the area to plan this. There are lots of different ways […]

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Beginnings & Endings Didactics Games, Energisers & Ice Breakers Teacher's Manual

Introduction Rounds and Getting to Know One Another

Silhouettes Aims: Getting to know each other and creating a “gallery of heads” together (for decorating the rooms) Numbers: 10-30 participants in pairs Materials: Sheets of paper, cardboard, pencils, scissors, lamps (or candles) After a short introduction, silhouettes are made in pairs; the outline of the head of each person is copied and then cut […]

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Didactics Games, Energisers & Ice Breakers Teacher's Manual

Games: Ice-Breakers

Aims: getting to know each other from the first day and remember the names of everybody Numbers: Any Length: 10-30 minutes depending on group size/s Alphabetical name game Place two parallel strips of tape on the floor, one foot apart (or use a nature pattern like the wave). The participants are then asked to stand […]