In this community-building activity, each team receives a tray of approximately 15 common objects. Examples might include: toothpick, band-aid, thimble, pencil, piece of string, coin, pine cone, elastic band, etc. Reflecting silently and thinking symbolically, each team member identifies two items that respond to the following questions:
Then, each participant shares their choices.
In a group that knows each other, participants can be invited to choose items that represent the group, considering the questions above.