This activity can be used to review content, gauge comfort with the material, or generate solutions to potentially challenging situations.
- Cue cards with brief scenarios written on them
An excellent way to reflect on the program or a particular activity.
- Cards are placed in a pile. The facilitator asks one participant to volunteer to leave the room.
- Once the volunteer has left the room, a card is selected. The remaining participants are shown the card or told the scenario or concept on the card and asked to think about their answer to it.
- The volunteer is asked to come back in. Everyone in the room knows the scenario or concept on the card except the volunteer. The volunteer steps in the middle of the circle and asks one person, (if it is a scenario) “What would you do?” or (if it is a concept) “How would you describe/define it?”
- The participant either guesses the concept or scenario or asks another person the same question.
- Allow the participant to ask every group member the question until they have figured it out.
- Play as may rounds as you like, each time with a new volunteer.
- To save time with large groups, you may limit the number of persons asked the question to three to five people.
- There are no foreseeable safety concerns for this activity.
This activity serves as a wrap-up on its own.
Submitted by Osgoode Youth Association. Originally sourced from the University of Minnesota. “Quality Matters Toolkit.”