15 Games as Energizer and Ice breakers
15 Games that can also be used as energizer and ice breakers in workshops or community trainings:
1. Meet my Daughter: to introduce group members at the beginning of the workshop and to create a relaxed atmosphere.
2. My Passion: to introduce group members at the beginning of the workshop.
3. Animal Crackers: To introduce group members at the beginning of the workshop and to create a relaxed atmosphere.
4. Balancing Act: to reflect on taking risks and solidarity within the group.
5. Jungle Jam: to explore different ways to perceive your environment, with links to DRR and climate adaptation.
6. Farming Juggle: to reflect on decision making under stress and while handling unexpected tasks
7. Blind Chicken: To reflect on communication and interpretation within the group and to explore flexibility
8. Adaptation Labyrinth: to reflect on communication and leadership within a group, and to explore the importance of a joint vision for adaptation and DRR processes
9. Climate Message: To explore how complex climate messages are transferred and to discuss options for appropriate use of climate messages.
10. Tipping Point: to explore the fragility of complex systems and to reflect on risk taking strategies, collaboration and how small decisions can have big consequences.
11. Race for Risk Reduction: game can support a discussion on seeing all possible opportunities while planning for adaptation and disaster risk management under pressure.
12. Evaluation: to embed a deep element of reflection in processes to learn from practice and improve processes aimed towards sustainable livelihoods and building resilience.
13. Drama Skits: To explore challenges that participants encounter in their workplace, and to discuss possible processes or solutions to these challenges
14. Gender Walk: To explore gender dynamics within a community and to reflect on how adaptation measures can effectively address gender dynamics
15. The Negotiation Game: To explore the challenges of negotiating while having scarce resources and to reflect on the challenges of climate negotiations