Meet My Orange
awareness of individual differences
use of all the human senses
Up to twenty
people; if more, create several groups of equal size
a large circle. Give an orange to each person.
Explain that, like people, no two oranges are alike. Give them two
minutes to “get acquainted” with their own orange. Suggest that they
study in first with their eyes, then close their eyes and feel it
dyads. Individuals are to “introduce” their orange to their partner,
pointing out its uniqueness. Suggest they exchange oranges to help “get
the total group to come together again. Collect the oranges, mix them
up, and spread them out on a table. Ask the participants to find their
own orange again.
the participants to take chairs and form groups of four to six to
discuss the activity. To extend the use of the orange symbol, have
groups create metaphors or analogies. Example: Starting college is like
eating an orange because________________.