Circle of Friends
Duration : 15-20 minutes Max. Objective : To get participants to offer their opinions, encourage listening and to promote discussion in the group. Instructions : Divide the group into three or four participants per group. Ask one member of the group to be the main character and that the others are his friends. The friends have to tell the main character about themselves and the main character will later have to introduce themselves and their friends to the larger group. You can rotate the main character a few times to give everyone experience at this position. This exercise also encourages questioning and listening skills within the group. Discussion Questions :
- Did anyone feel uncomfortable doing this exercise? Is so, why?
- How can we use this exercise for the rest of the training event?