If you were a Potato


If You Were A Potato



Any online meeting, or in-person meeting.



2-5 minutes



One by one, ask the participants, “If you were a potato, how would you be prepared?”. An example response is, “If I was a potato, I would be a tater tot” This is a favorite icebreaker amongst Academic Technology team members. The answers will often be very unique and often cultural. It’s a great way to loosen up the room with a bit of humor.



  • If you’d like to prolong the activity, ask why they chose that preparation technique (the answers will often amuse you!).

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