Name of the Method
any size, any age
Game Onion is helping learners to get to know each other and communicate better.
Participants are creating two circles. One circle is inside and second is outside.
Participants are staying in the front of each other in the circles, facing each other and creating the pairs.
Why the name of this game is "Onion game"? Two participants' circles resemble onion layers, it can be explained creatively to the group.
The facilitator is asking questions to participants and giving them a chance to discuss the topic with each other in limited time.
The facilitator is creating questions for participants related to the topic of the workshop.
After 3 minutes facilitator is giving instruction (example):
People from the outside circle are moving three steps on the right.
Participants are changing position. This way participants have a new person to talk with.
The facilitator is giving a new question related to the topic of the training. The situation repeats several times. Because of this, participants can communicate with each other and know each other better.
To get to know each other