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Ladies Retreat Games

I need help. I am looking for 3 games to play at our ladies retreat, these games have to be fun and connecting ( no anger can be involved!) lol, in other words nothing that will be competitive where we hurt feelings, more or less bonding games.Any suggestions welcomed!

Thank you!

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Sounds like you need some Ice breakers or team building games. You can find tons of these online:

http://www.teambuildingguide.com/icebreakers/index.htm

http://www.residentassistant.com/games/

http://wilderdom.com/games/Icebreakers.html

We used to use a lot of these when I was a training for customer service.

Good luck!

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Have each lady look thru their own purse and pull out the most obsure/bizarre thing in it and explain why they have it in their purse - it's hysterical to see what some women carry around.

If the ladies all know each other well (or you could do it at the end of the retreat) have everyone listed on a sheet of paper and give everyone the list. Each person can write what they like most about that person (no names of who writes what) and then compile them and give them to the each woman.

If the ladies don't know each other very well, have an "interview" game where you can pick people you don't know and have cards that you have specific questions on that pertain to the type of retreat it is. If it is a church retreat, when did you come to know Christ as savior or did you attend church as a child. If it's a PTA retreat, things about how old when had kids, etc. Getting to know you type questions. And then let them choose who they want to interview - but make it clear that they should only interview those they don't know very well.

Oh, and if everyone sort of knows each other, but not REALLY well, you can have a 2 or 3 things that NO ONE knows about you. For an example, when I moved to Texas 30 years ago, my co-workers in Pennsylvania expected me to become a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader (even though I was moving to Houston!!!). Silly things like that, but true!!!!!

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Sounds like you need some Ice breakers or team building games. You can find tons of these online:

http://www.teambuildingguide.com/icebreakers/index.htm

http://www.residentassistant.com/games/

http://wilderdom.com/games/Icebreakers.html

We used to use a lot of these when I was a training for customer service.

Good luck!

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Two truths and a lie can be great fun.

Apples to Apples is good, but take out the political nouns. Could cause issues if the adjective is "idiotic" and someone plays the card "The Far Left." or something like that.

Played a game at christmas time similar to apples to apples called Boxers or Briefs. Same idea, but more choices. Not sure if this is a church retreat or not. My mom had to read the phrases "I am dead sexy. I am a walking disaster. I am not a virgin. I am drunk right now." and pick the one that was "true" and the one that was "funniest." We had a blast playing it.

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http://www.nbc.com/minute-to-win-it/how-to/

If you've ever watched Minute to Win It, you know they have great party games! And all of them use everyday objects that you can either find around your home or purchase very inexpensively =)

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Apples to Apples is a card game, it's hillarious. Farkle is a dice game, very fun too.

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Yes apples to apples! Hilariously fun! We played two truths and a lie last time, and catchphrase.

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Check out the show "Minute to Win It". There are terrific game ideas using ordinary household items. Lots of laughter and fun.

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