Get the conversation going in your next video call with one of these free icebreaker activities
With remote work becoming more prevalent, it's important to find ways to keep team members engaged and connected during virtual meetings. Here are 20 of the best icebreakers for your next fully remote meeting:
Ask team members to show and tell something from their workspace, whether it's a piece of artwork, a favorite coffee mug, or a beloved plant.
Encourage team members to get creative with their virtual backgrounds and have everyone vote on their favorite.
Ask each team member to share two true statements and one false statement about themselves, and have everyone guess which statement is the lie.
Create a list of items and ask team members to race to find them around their home or workspace.
Play a snippet of a popular song and ask team members to guess the title and artist.
Assign a theme and have team members act out the theme without speaking.
Use a whiteboard tool and have team members draw and guess each other's drawings.
Create a list of trivia questions and see who knows the most.
Ask team members to share their hidden talents, whether it's singing, dancing, or something else entirely.
Create a customized bingo card with items related to your team or company, and play together.
Have each team member share a memorable experience or story.
Similar to Virtual Show and Tell, but ask team members to introduce their pets instead.
Challenge team members to lip sync to their favorite song and have everyone vote on the winner.
Assign a topic and have team members debate on opposing sides.
Ask team members to choose between two options and explain their reasoning.
Find an online escape room and work together to solve the puzzles.
Assign a dish and have team members share their cooking skills and tips.
Pick a theme and have team members dress up in costume for the meeting.
Have team members submit childhood photos and try to guess who is who.
Use a random icebreaker generator and let fate decide the conversation topic.
Remember, the goal of icebreakers is to build rapport and encourage conversation, so choose activities that are fun and engaging for everyone involved. By incorporating these icebreakers into your next remote meeting, you can help bring your team closer together despite the physical distance.
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