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 

 

 

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