People to People

An easy, fun game to energise players of all ages, which allows you to talk about setting and respecting boundaries.

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Ask all players to walk around.


When the game leader shouts "people to people", all players need to pair up as quickly as possible.


The game leader then shouts out a series of actions, which the pairs of players have to carry out as quickly as possible, e.g.: "knee to knee", "hip to hip", "nose to nose", ...


When the game leader shouts "people to people", all players need to pair up with someone else as quickly as possible.


The players now carry out the assignments given by the game leader with their new partner: e.g. "nose to ear", "elbow to knee", "foot to hand".


The game ends after a couple of rounds, when the group is energised.


If you use this energiser as an introduction to the topic of sexuality in general or boundaries more specifically, reflect on the game with the players by asking questions such as:

  • Did you carry out all the assignments? Why (not)?
  • Did you feel uncomfortable at some point? If so, were you able to communicate this? How? Was it difficult?
  • Did you pay attention to your partner in the game? Did he/she always feel comfortable with the assignments. How could you tell?
  • ...

Extra game information

This activity is a part of the StreetSmart sexuality package. The package aims to give youth workers the tools they need to address the topic of sexuality in a playful way with the children and young people they work with, so they can learn to make conscious, healthy and respectful decisions.


Sexuality is a very broad term, encompassing various subtopics. Here, you can find a list of all activities included in our sexuality package to address these different topics:

  1. Sexuality in general: The Sex Alphabet, The Sexuality Goose Game, Yes or No Circle, Sexuality Statement Game
  2. Body (development): Anatomy fundamentals, Who has what?, Physical changes in puberty, Emotional changes in puberty, Life Cycle
  3. Boundaries: Stop!, People to People, Kiss the Teddy Bear, Body Carrousel, (Not) Okay?, Body Twister 
  4. Relationships: Choose Your Relationship, My Ideal Partner, In The Worst Way Possible
  5. Gender & sexual orientation: Labels, Sex Change, Who does what?
  6. Safe sex: The Synonym Game, Condom Smugglers, Goodie Bag, STD-Roulette, Can I get pregnant?
  7. Sex & media: Who is responsible?

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