There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919)
US-President

Participants will learn and remember the other participants’ names. The starter game Remember my name also very active and very good fun!

You can speed up - and also get more fun - by putting two or even three  toys in the game.
You can speed up – and also get more fun – by putting two or even three toys in the game.

Objective of Remember my name

Familiarizes the participants with each other and focuses concentration on something apart from the workshop topic. This energises the group.

Also by choosing a funny toy participants are more inspired to humor compared to a simple ball.
Also by choosing a funny toy participants are more inspired to humor compared to a simple ball.

Resources

Softball or soft toy like a teddy bear.

Time

10—15 mins.

Task

Participants stand in a circle. You instruct them to throw the ball and call their name while doing so. The next person to receive the ball repeats the first name and adds their own name while throwing it to a third person.

The third repeats the first two names and adds his or her own and so on and so forth. The final participant will have to remember all the names. As this won’t run smoothly the first time, do several rounds.

If you want to increase difficulty, but also the fun — start a second memory chain by throwing in a second softball or teddy bear, or even a third.

Phase

Remember my name is best at the beginning when it will be the most challenging and interesting.


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