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Ice Breakers and Games for Adults

Ice breakers, games, and group activities for adults engaged in learning.
  1. Active Ice Breakers (11)
  2. Alphabetical Ice Breakers (31)
  3. Creativity Ice Breakers and Games (1)
  4. Ice Breaker Collections (11)
  5. Ice Breakers from Other Sources (7)
  6. Introductions (15)

5 Reasons to Use Ice Breakers in the Classroom
Ice breakers can be a teacher's best friend. Why? We'll give you five good reasons.

People Bingo Collection
We put all our People Bingo resources into one fun collection for you--rules, how to make your own cards, lots of idea lists. This ice breaker game is perfect for adults in the classroom, at seminars, and at any other gathering of adults.

Ice Breaker - People Bingo
People Bingo is one of the most popular ice breakers because it's so easy to customize for your particular group and situation, and everyone knows how to play it.

People Bingo Idea List No. 1
People Bingo, sometimes called Human Bingo, is one of the most popular ice breaker games in the classroom and at parties. If you make your own cards, we have a list of ideas to get you started.

How to Make a People Bingo Card

People Bingo Idea List No. 2
Need more ideas for your People Bingo cards? You'll find lots of them in our People Bingo Idea List No. 2!

People Bingo Idea List No. 3
We have a new list of ideas for the People Bingo cards you make yourself. It's sometimes called Human Bingo, and it's the most popular ice breaker game for adults in the classroom or at a party.

People Bingo Idea List No. 4
People Bingo is the most popular classroom ice breaker game for adults. Modify it for your next girls' night out with this easy-to-make game card.

People Bingo Idea List No. 5
People Bingo Idea List No. 5 is another great collection of people characteristics for girls' night out or any gathering of women. Make your own game sheets, and have a ton of fun.

People Bingo Christmas Idea List
Playing People Bingo during the holidays? We have Christmas ideas for your bingo cards.

People Bingo Cards - What Do You Put on Your People Bingo Cards?
People Bingo is one of the best ice breakers for customizing to your particular group, whether it's a class, a conference, or a social gathering. Find bingo card characteristics here and add your own favorites. It's an idea frenzy!

Ice Breaker - Would You Rather...
Would you rather find true love or win the lottery? Would you rather be bald or completely hairy? Would you rather tell your best friend a lie or your parents the truth?

Would You Rather... Idea List No. 1
Need ideas for playing Would You Rather...? We have lists of them! This is a great classroom game for energizing students or inspiring conversation. Come on over!

Would You Rather... Idea List No. 2
Our list of fun Would You Rather... starter ideas continues with list No. 2, inlcuding links to related material. Have some fun in the classroom!

Two Truths and a Lie Idea List No. 1
Two Truths and a Lie is a favorite classroom ice breaker to use for introductions or to energize your adult students. We've got a list of truths and lies to get you started.

Two Truths and a Lie Idea List No. 2
We've added another list of lies to get you started playing Two Truths and a Lie. It's a favorite in the classroom for teachers of adults.

Table Topics Product Review
When you're tired of superficial chit-chat and want to start meaningful conversations to break the ice and get to really know people, get out the Table Topics. There are several different versions, each with 135 questions in a four-inch acrylic cube. Start talking!

The Importance of Meaningful Conversation
Meaningful conversation is one of the most important aspects of learning, especially for adults. Sadly, it doesn't happen very often anymore. Whether you're the teacher or the ageless learner, following Ron Gross's suggestions for stimulating meaningful conversation will enliven your classroom and your dinner table.

What's Your Favorite Ice Breaker for Adults?
Share the ice breakers you think belong in every teacher's top ten. What has worked for you, or not?

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