Two Facts, One Fib

Friends & Mentors
Friends & Mentors
Feeling & Expressing
Feeling & Expressing

For participants to learn more about the other participants and share facts about themselves.


Pens or pencils



Divide participants into groups of 4-5 participants.


  1. Have participants divided into groups, or if the group is small enough, this can be done as a whole group.
  2. Give each participant a piece of paper and pen or pencil.
  3. Tell them to write down two facts about themselves (about their family, trips, likes, dislikes etc.) and one thing that is a fib.
  4. A fib could be that they have 4 siblings, when they really have 3, or can be that they’ve broken their arm twice, when the truth is they have never broken their arm.
  5. A leader could say their two facts and one fib first.
  6. When all participant have written down their facts and fib, they will share these one at a time with their group.
  7. After a participant has said their two facts and one fib, the participants in the group will try to guess which one is the fib.
  8. After they have all guessed, the participant will tell them if they’re right or wrong.
  9. The next participant will go.
  10. This activity can provide participants a great opportunity to learn more about each other and start conversations.


  • Participants don’t have to write down their facts and fib. Alter the number of facts and/or fibs.


  • Some children may feel uncomfortable sharing things about themselves. Be sure to encourage a safe space.


  • What was something that you learned about a friend?
  • Was there something you shared about yourself that you’ve never shared before?

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