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2 Truths and a Lie Idea List No. 1

Ideas to get you started with this fun ice breaker game for adults.


Two Truths and a Lie is one of the most popular ice breaker games used in the classroom by teachers of adults. It's easy, fun, can last as long or short as you like, and doesn't make your adult students want to run from the room.


We've got full printable game instructions for you: Two Truths and a Lie.

And to get you started, we've got a list of 25 statements. Your students choose two that are true and one that's a lie, or make up their own. Once you get them started, it's super easy and can be very funny.

Each statement below begins with "I..."

We have other fun games to use in the classroom for introductions, lesson plan warm ups, and energizers. Here are a few of the most popular:

Why use ice breakers and games in the classroom? There are lots of good reasons. We've listed five for you: 5 Reasons to Use Ice Breakers in the Classroom

1. Can't stay awake past 10 p.m.

2. Am afraid of birds

3. Have never been ice skating

Want to learn? Check out Jo Ann Schneider Farris's site Figure Skating!

4. Love horror movies

Not for me! But if this is the truth for you, here's the Top 10 Horror Films according to Rebecca Murray.

5. Am color blind

What does it mean to be color blind? Troy Bedinghaus, O.D., can tell you: What Does it Mean to Be Color Blind

6. Love chocolate chip pancakes

7. Love solving math equations

8. Have been interviewed on the BBC

9. Home-schooled my kids

10. Love eating tomatoes and mushrooms

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