Sinking Island


During this energetic, physical game, participants experience one of the impacts of climate change. The last group standing on an ever-decreasing surface wins.

Learning objectives

To learn about possible climate impacts and to energise and create a sense of bonding among participants.

Intended audience

Especially suitable for youth, also for adults. Please note: not for settings where touching is inappropriate. 

Playspace requirements

Any open space.


This game was introduced to the Climate Centre by Plan International.

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For this game is needed:

Participants: 8+
Facilitator skill: */***
Minutes for gameplay: 0 - 30 min