Bundle of yarns

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Bundle of yarns
Type: group allocation game
Number of players: any number
Location: everywhere
Equipment: threads of yarn
Duration: a few minutes
Preparation: prepare the yarn

The bundle of yarn is a method of randomly allocating a bunch of people into pairs.


  • threads of yarn (or similar), half as many as participants


The trainer holds the threads in his hand. All the participants take one end of one of the threads (without yet pulling). Once all players have gotten a thread, all try to untwist the bundle and find their partner (holding the other end of their thread).