Look Up Look Down

Become more comfortable with members in a group by looking them straight in the eye.

Minimum # of people:


Time required:

5 – 10 minutes

Materials required:

No materials necessary

Activity description:

  1. Participants form a circle.
  2. All participants start by looking at the ground .
  3. When a leader says “look up”, all participants look up towards someone in the circle
  4. Any participants that are looking at each other must scream (or say ‘hello’ etc.) and exit the circle.
  5. The leader says “look down” and participants return their gaze to the ground.
  6. The game repeats until only 2 participants remain.
  7. Participants who are caught looking in the initial circle may start a new circle of their own (multiple sub-circles can form with a large group)