Red Cross/ Red Crescent Climate Centre

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. 


Creative Commons License


For this game is needed:

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