Spot the Status


The aim of this exercise with playing cards is to increase consciousness, flexibility and choice in our interactions by enhancing the understanding of status behaviour.

Learning objectives

To explore the concept of status behaviour. To energise and create a sense of bonding among participants.

Intended audience


Playspace requirements

A large open space.


The Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre has modified this activity, originally introduced by the Applied Improvisation Network

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For this game is needed:

Participants: 5-50 players
Facilitator skill: ***/***
Minutes for gameplay: 0 - 30 min