Understanding Different Perspectives When Conflict Happens

Brief Description/Purpose

One barrier to resolving conflict comes from the belief that one's own perception is right, while others are wrong. This exercise brings to  awareness in a fun way, that even when two people look at the same thing, they can see completely different things.



Whole group discussion using illusions

Age Appropriate

teens, adults, maybe older children

Ideal Group Size

Any size

Time For Exercise

Flexible. Use it as a quick energizer, or fuller debriefed exercise.


Conflict, perceptions, differences, diversity

Additional Information if Available

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Attached files: 3S_Perspective_Taking_Exercise.pdf