Workshop Ideas: Icebreakers, Energizers & Lesson Plans

Are you looking for new activities to use in your workshops? Partners for Youth Empowerment shares the engaging, and often centuries old, arts based activities they like to use in their internationally renowned workshops and facilitation trainings.

Icebreakers, Energizers & Lesson Plans

Image of a PYE workshop

Although they have their own unique take and ways of delivering these activities, they have not created them ourselves. This library from Partners for Youth Empowerment workshop activities has been created with generous help from Nadia Chaney, Aparna Rae, Eli Steffen and Rebecca White.

Click on the links below for activity descriptions and video.


Group Building

Inner Development

Arts Activities






Image and Resources Courtesy of Partners for Youth Empowerment