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Spider Game

Resume / Brief description

This game is an #icebreaker and #presentation game that can be played in a large room or outdoor. The main aim of this game is to make presentations of all the participants of a big international group in a non-formal and dynamic way. For 30 participants it takes approximately 40 minutes. This game can performer inside classroom without tables or outside the building. The goal is creating a big spider web that connects people by using a wool yarn.

Target group

Students, entrepreneurs, colleagues of the same company or work team, professionals of different areas


Connects people Introduce themselves to other persons in a dynamic way


A ball of wool Scissors

Implementation - Overview

Assemble sets of materials for each team - Present everyone the rules - Start the challenge - Finish the challenge

Implementation - Guidelines

Assemble sets of materials for each team Remember that long yarn will be needed. Length is approximately number of participants multiplied by diameter of circle that they create. Present everyone the rules Following rules apply for the contest: – participants form a circle – people should stand in a circle facing each other to the circle centre, – the ball of wool is held by one of the participants – choose first person randomly by throwing the wool ball, – participant wraps the wool around the wrist and introduces himself/herself – this person should shortly tell about name, age, educational background and one special thing about habits, tastes, or hobbies, – wool ball is thrown to another person in circle – participant throws the ball of wool to another person and this new participant introduces himself/herself and wraps the wool around his/her wrist. Start the challenge The game starts when the teacher wraps the wool around the wrist of selected participant. Finish the challenge The game finishes when the teacher cuts with a scissors the wool that connects all the participants.