SIDS Program Manual Trainer's Guide SIDS & Infant Death Program Manual and Trainer's Guide

Appendix F

Icebreakers

Famous People/Cities

Time: Allow one to two minutes per participant.

Materials: Index cards and pens

  • As participants arrive, tape an index card on their back with the name of a famous person or city.
  • Ask participants to circulate the room and ask questions that can only be answered with a Yes or
  • No to identify clues that will help them find out the name on their back.

Favorite Animal

Time: 10 to 15 minutes

Materials: Nametags and a marker

  • As participants arrive, ask participants to tell you their favorite animal and three adjectives to describe the animal.
  • Write the three adjectives on a nametag before their name and omit the name of the animal.
  • Ask participants to mingle with the crowd, sharing why these adjectives best describe their own personality.
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