When participants know each other these responses are best heard by all participants including the facilitator.This is a quick and easy icebreaker that requires no preparation yet gets people involved with each other and moving around the room.Participants should move from person to person until they have met half of the people in the room.If you want them to meet everyone, switch the position of your ones and twos for the next round of two-minute introductions. It's an opportunity for people to quickly meet a large number of people to potentially date.Attendees are paired with each person attending the session for two minutes.The icebreaker is also not intimidating because the attendees—and they worry about this and ask if they will have to touch another attendee—are not put off by a quick handshake when they meet their next speed dating companion.
It's physical in the sense that people keep moving and the actual movement is a source of laughter, too.
The number twos then move to the next partner every two minutes.
You will want to use a timer and a bell, buzzer, or some kind of sound to notify participants when the two minutes is up so they don't have to time keep on top of participating in introductions.
Even your shyest or most uncomfortable participant can manage to talk with another person for two minutes.
If nothing else they can exchange contact information and tell their partner what they do and what they enjoy.
The main variation is in the content of the questions you suggest they answer.