XL Group Games

Icebreaker Ideas for Extra Large
Group Sizes (30 or more people)

Got a huge group?  What to do?  It’s no problem at all!  Try these highly recommended activities that work especially well for extra large groups — for XL fun!

Note that some games are well suited for all members of the group to play, while others are best run with a smaller group playing the activity up front and the others watching the action.

Air Balloons (Active)

Animal Sounds (Active, Talking)

Best Skills Showdown (Active)

Bigger and Better (Active, Teambuilding)

Blanket Game (Get-to-know-you)

Candy Introductions (Get-to-know-you)

Categories (or Similarities) (Get-to-know-you)

Chariot Race (Active)

Collaborative Drawing (Party, Teambuilding)

Connecting Stories (Get-to-know-you, Teambuilding)

Defend the Egg (Teambuilding)

Did You Know? Bingo (Get-to-know-you)

Electric Current Game (Active, Teambuilding)

Extreme Rock, Paper Scissors (Active)

Extremes: Where Do You Stand? (Get-to-know-you)

Fabulous Flags (Get-to-know-you)

Frozen T-Shirt Race (Active)

Giants, Wizards, Elves (Active)

Gone Fishin’ (Active)

Great Wind Blows (Get-to-know-you, Active)

Group Juggling (Active, Teambuilding)

Hot and Cold Game (Party, Talking)

Human Rock Paper Scissors (Active)

Icebreaker Questions (Get-to-know-you, Teambuilding)

Identity Circles (Get-to-know-you)

Late Arrivals Game (Party, Talking)

Line Up Game (Get-to-know-you, Active)

Magic Word (Party)

Marshmallow Toss (Active)

More Good Icebreaker Questions (Get-to-know-you, Teambuilding)

Never Have I Ever (Get-to-know-you)

Newspaper Towers (Teambuilding, Active)

Paper Airplanes (Get-to-know-you)

Paper Snowball Fight (Active)

Physical Party Games (Active)

Psychiatrist Game (Talking, Acting, Stationary)

React and Act (Active)

Shoe Pile Mingle (Get-to-know-you, Teambuilding)

Sorts and Mingle (Get-to-know-you)

Sticker Ninja (Party)

Story Starters (Get-to-know-you, Teambuilding)

Superlative Game (Get-to-know-you)

Tall Tales Story Game (Storytelling)

Telephone Charades (Active)

Unique and Shared (Get-to-know-you, Teambuilding)

What I Would Have Done (Get-to-know-you)

Who Am I? (Mingling)

Any other game ideas? Let us know!

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