A mega version of Chinese Whispers everyone will just love!
Game Type: Study Break
Recommended Ages: 6 and up
Number Of Players: Whole class
Equipment Required: Nil
Where To Play: Indoors or outdoors
Duration: 10 minutes
To pass a word around a group and watch it evolve into something new, weird and wonderful.
Your students sit in a circle.
How To Play
Step One: Choose one person to begin. This person must think of a word, for example, ‘pencil’.
Step Two: That person whispers the word to the person on their right.
Step Three: This person must then whisper a new word associated with that word to the person on their right. For example, ‘pen’ is similar to ‘pencil’.
Stage Four: Play continues around the circle at least three times and each time someone changes the word to something associated.
Stage Five: When you’ve completed at least three rounds, the last person says the current word out loud. You’ll all be left wondering, “How did that happen?”
Thank you to Zain Al-Abedeen Omar Mahdi Lafta Mahdi Al-Saadi for sharing this great game!