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Photo album scavenger hunt

A game that gives easy opportunities for sharing.


  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Play time: 1 minute team prep, plus 1-2 minutes per participant
  • Materials required: personal mobile devices
  • Minimum participants: 3
  • Maximum participants: no limit
  • Repeatability: moderate to high


As the host, select a topic in advance. The topic should be something that will be straightforward for participants to find a relevant photo for, such as "a summer vacation", "a tasty meal", "a favorite place", or "a visit with family". Give participants 1 minute to select a photo from their phone photo albums. Once time is up, have each participant present their chosen photo to the group -- either hold the phone up to the camera, or share their screen with the photo. Have each participant explain what the photo is and why it's relevant to the topic, and any other interesting contextual info.

Follow-up discussion

Discuss with the group. Questions for discussion include:

  • What is an example of something you learned about a team member?
  • What new things did people find they had in common?

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