Ice Breakers and Training Tools

A Teacher Calls on a Student in His Class

Resources for SNAP educators working in group settings.



Put the Big Rocks in First

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County.

Format: Icebreaker
Target Audience: Staff
Description: Activity opener about finding time to make healthy changes in one's life.


Tools for Trainers: Icebreakers and Introductions

Reproductive Health Online (ReproLine).

Format: Icebreaker
Target Audience: Staff
Description: Activities to help the participants get to know each other at the beginning of a course.


How Adults Learn (PDF | 12 KB)

Purdue University. Cooperative Extension. Family Nutrition Program.

Format: Training Tool
Target Audience: Staff
Description: Provides information on the physical, mental and social characteristics of adult learners.


Giving a Demonstration (PDF | 24 KB)

Purdue University. Cooperative Extension. Family Nutrition Program.

Format: Training Tool
Target Audience: Staff
Description: Provides tips for teaching large and small groups.


How to Prepare Fat Tubes (PDF | 27 KB)

Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension.

Format: Training Tool
Target Audience: Staff
Description: Contains step-by-step instructions for making your own fat test tubes.


Puzzlemaker

Discovery School.

Format: Tools
Target Audience: Staff
Description: A puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. Create and print customized word search, crossword and math puzzles using your word lists.


Teampedia Tools for Teams Teampedia

Teampedia

Format: Training Tools Target Audience: Staff Description: A collaborative encyclopedia of team building activities, icebreakers, teamwork resources, and tools for teams that anyone can edit.