I attended my first hackathon team building session over the weekend and thought I’d start a best practices thread on icebreaker exercises. There are many different types of icebreakers, some are used to energize a room of people, to connect people, for large groups and small.
@theycallmeswift tasked the room with three questions that immediately helped me get to know more people.
What do you want to learn at the end of your time here?
What brings you here?
and then at the end
- What’s the best thing you got out of the experience?
What icebreakers have worked for you? Especially when attempting to connect first time hackers?
Post your tried and true examples below!