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YLT-Who Gets The Cookie?

Consensus means that everyone agrees on something. You and your group must use consensus to agree on who will get a cookie – there is only one cookie for your group and you must all agree on who gets it. How will you decide?

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  • Who gets the cookie?  
  • What are you going to do with the cookie?  
  • How are you going to make this decision? 


  • You get one cookie for the group. You have two minutes to decide which person in the group gets the cookie.  
  • You must come to a consensus. That means that everyone agrees who gets the cookie.  
  • The person leading this activity will come back in two minutes to find out what you decided.  
  • If you can’t all agree, no one will get the cookie. 


  • What do you know now that you did not know before?  
  • How was it decided who got the cookie?  
  • How did you feel about the outcome?  
  • When is another time you had to make a hard decision?