Sentence Picture Sentence

Sentence, Picture, Sentence

Sentence, Picture, Sentence is a great icebreaker and a fun team building activity for people of all ages. It is also hugely effective as an icebreaker.


Equipment: Pen, Paper, crayons, colored pencils

Group Size: 5-15 (the more the merrier)

Time: 5-15 minutes

Effective Age Group: 12+

How to play Sentence, Picture, Sentence?

  • Provide every person around with similar resource (pens, papers, crayons etc.)
  • At first each person writes a sentence on top of the paper. The sentence could be anything from a trivia fact to absolute nonsensical gibberish.
  • Now each paper is passed to the adjoining player who uses his artistic skills to draw a picture that depicts the sentence written by previous player.
  • Fold the paper now so that the initial sentence is completely hidden and the picture is visible.
  • Now pass the folded paper to adjoining player. The player now writes a sentence depicting the picture he just saw.
  • Repeat the process until the paper is completely filled with Sentence, pictures and more sentences and more pictures.
  • Make sure you end up in sentences and not pictures.
  • Show the pictures to the group and read sentences aloud.

Key Takeaways:

  • Do not write sentences or draw pictures that offend any layer in any ways.
  • Writing completely foolish sentences with little or no connection to real world is a real good idea if you want to add fun to this game.
  • You can also award best picture or the funniest interpretation.
  • You can also play this game online.

Learning Outcomes:

This game helps to improve your drawing skills.

Sentence, picture, sentence also aids your visual interpretation.