2 Truths and a Lie Idea List No. 1

Ideas to get you started with this fun ice breaker game for adults.

Two Truths and a Lie is one of the most popular ice breaker games used in the classroom by teachers of adults. It's easy, fun, can last as long or short as you like, and doesn't make your adult students want to run from the room.

We've got full printable game instructions for you: Two Truths and a Lie.

And to get you started, we've got a list of 25 statements. Your students choose two that are true and one that's a lie, or make up their own. Once you get them started, it's super easy and can be very funny.

Each statement below begins with "I..."

We have other fun games to use in the classroom for introductions, lesson plan warm ups, and energizers. Here are a few of the most popular:

Why use ice breakers and games in the classroom? There are lots of good reasons. We've listed five for you: 5 Reasons to Use Ice Breakers in the Classroom

01
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Love horror movies

Horror movie
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Not for me! But if this is the truth for you, here's the Top 10 Horror Films according to Rebecca Murray.

02
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Have never been ice skating

Want to learn? Check out Jo Ann Schneider Farris's site Figure Skating!

03
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Can't stay awake past 10 p.m.

04
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Am afraid of birds

05
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Am color blind

What does it mean to be color blind? Troy Bedinghaus, O.D., can tell you: What Does it Mean to Be Color Blind

06
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Love chocolate chip pancakes

07
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Love solving math equations

08
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Have been interviewed on the BBC

09
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Home-schooled my kids

10
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Love eating tomatoes and mushrooms

11
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Learned three languages and can't speak any of them

12
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Can do a pirouette on pointe

If you love dancing on your toes, Treva Bedinghaus can tell you everything about ballet.

13
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Can run 5 miles in under 45 minutes

14
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Have autographs from Sonny and Cher

Don't know who Sonny and Cher are? Oh my. You need to know: Sonny and Cher Profile

15
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Can play the guitar

Dan Cross is your guide to everything guitar.

16
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Have been ice fishing

I'm a Minnesota girl, so this a truth for me! Not you? What is it? Ice Fishing

17
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Have flown in a hot air balloon

18
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Have been bungy jumping

Uh, no. Not me. What is it? Bungy Jumping

19
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Have never been to Vegas

You know what they say: What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Never been there? Read all about it: Go Las Vegas

20
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Am a classically trained pianist

Brandy Kraemer is your guide to all things piano: Piano

21
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Play the harmonica

22
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Have a banana tree in my yard

Why yes, I do have a banana tree in my yard. Which ones are hardy? Which ones actually produce bananas? Find out from Vanessa Richins Myers: Banana Tree

23
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Am shy on the telephone

24
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Love camping

Camping? Nope. Not for me. But lots of people love sleeping in tents and using the woods for...uh, never mind. Monica Prelle can tell you everything you want to know about camping.

25
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Won a mud wrestling contest

Insert jello or tomatoes or whatever. Yuk. Just my personal opinion. They do it in Boryeong City. Mud wrestling. Buck Wolf can tell you all about it: The Boryeong Mud Festival