Games Database

Lateral Thinking


Paper and Pencils

Game Description

Aim: To increase awareness of range of possible responses to statements.

Hand out a sheet to each Patrol with a selection of the following:

Eight uses for a rubber band.

Four ways to start an augument.

Nine things that make you happy.

Five ways to put off doing things.

Six people I would lend money to.

Seven ways to learn things

Three ways to ride a bicycle.

Five ways to relax.

Two ways to pet your dog.

Three ways to make people laugh.

Each person in the Patrol work alone listing as many as they can.

Share the responses with the rest of the Troop.


Each Patrol chooses its most unusual response to share with the whole Troop

This can be a good ice-breaker with a new group of people.