Elementary Icebreaker Thumball 4"
A fun and involving way to help young people to become more comfortable sharing about themselves in one-to-one or small group sessions. This great icebreaker and getting to know about each other and one's self thumabll says "Elementary" in its title, but it topics are great for ages 8-20. Players read and respond to prompts that will help them build initial comfort, trust and group familiarity. This ball can be used in a first session to help kick-start personal sharing, or it can be used repeatedly at the start of each meeting.
Thumball is a soft stuffed ball to throw, roll, or pass in a circle or randomly. Catch it! Look under your thumb. Respond to the prompt. Kids absolutely love this interactive tool that will get them talking and sharing. Without even knowing it, you will be encouraging the use of interpersonal skills including taking turns, eye contact, listening, responding, valuing similarities and respecting individual differences.