Belle Mama

This simple song of unknown origin celebrates “belle mama”–beautiful mother earth. You can sing it in 3-part harmony, or in a round of up to 8 parts.

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Colorful Questions

Get to know one another through gentle self-disclosure.

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Every Little Cell

This happy invocation celebrating health is bound to stick in your head all day.

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Airport Exercise

This imagination game helps break big dreams down into small steps.

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Magic Word

This large group game uses humor and light competition to foster focus and deep listening.

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Clapping Circle

Use eye contact and rhythm to promote focus, listening, flexibility, and connection.

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Count to Ten

A game that teaches participants to quietly tune into one another.

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Junk Instruments

A multiple purpose activity in which participants make musical instruments from junk.

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Rideshare

Increase improvisational skills and emotional intelligence with this funny theater game.

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What Brings You Joy?

This listening/drawing activity develops a positive group atmosphere.

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ERASURES

An introductory poetry activity that warms people up to creative writing.

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Shabooyah Roll Call

An energizing chanting game where each person gets to takes a creative risk.

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Helele Mama

A South African Mbube (lion song) shared by London-based facilitator Olusola Adebiyi.

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I Am Worthy

A beautiful affirmation and empowerment song, taught by facilitator Metta Paterson.

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Iayyo

Facilitator Gina Sala shares a sunrise song which she learned from a Ghanaian musician while traveling in the Himalayas.

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Poetry Translator

This funny game explores communication and increases comfort in front of groups.

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Lokah Samastha Sukhino Bhavantu

A Sanskrit devotional song taught by facilitator, vocalist, and sound healer Gina Sala.

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Mukará

A powerful song that from the Pataxó people of Bahia, Brazil for healing discord.

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One Heart Beating

A happy song by Sue Kirkpatrick that brings a group together in harmony.

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Peace Village Song

A peace song with movements written for youth by facilitator Paul Simon.

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Power Tag

Explore issues related to taking and losing power.

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Rhythm Circle

Develop skills in listening, communication, rhythm, and leading and following.

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Shona Malanga

A Zulu anti-apartheid song led by Cape Town facilitator Xoli Fuyani.

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Siyahamba

A South African traditional gospel song led by Cape Town facilitator Xoli Fuyani.

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This

A song about the present by Becky Reardon, shared by facilitator Rebekka Goldsmith.

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Trick Applause

A quick energy builder for large or small groups.

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Walk in the Power

A powerful song for energizing people to take action led by facilitator Vanessa Richards.

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Waves Are Coming In

A beautiful 3 part song that celebrates the magnificence of the ocean.

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We Are the Ones

A rousing, motivating song by the US a cappella group, Sweet Honey in the Rock.

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3 Word Poems

A good warmup for a creative writing or poetry workshop.  

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Bippidy-Bippidy-Bop

A fun, imaginative game that builds the energy of the group.

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Milling

Our favorite opening activity for building connection in groups of any age.

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Non-Dominant Hand Drawing

An engaging activity that strengthens our powers of observation.

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Zip Zap Boing

This much-loved theater game develops focus and listening and helps us befriend failure.

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Slow Turn

This very simple mindfulness activity can open up profound conversations.

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Rock Talk

This experiential activity opens conversations about diversity, empathy, and sensitivity.

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I Send My Love

A gentle, celebratory goodbye song by singer and songwriter Karen Drucker.

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