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Team Architect is basically a game where you get each team to build something with very little amounts of strange materials. For example, you could give each team a packet of pop sticks and a roll of ...
Play anywhere
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This one is insanely popular with all ages. Minimum age of 7 or 8 is recommend as anything younger is hard to teach. This game is basically hide and seek meets red light green light. Choose a count...
Outside
All On All
30 - 60 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
First off I wanted to say that this is probably one of my all time favourite youth group games. It is one of those games that just involves burning off a lot of energy! The basic idea is that there...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Capture the flag is one of the most popular wide games ever and is great to play on a youth camp in a location with plenty of running space. SET UP 1. Find a location to play. The ideal location...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is a wildly popular indoor exhausting game. The game begins with all participants touching a wall. The dodge balls are thrown up in the air and play begins. The object is to not get out. Yo...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This game is best played with a small group. Place 20 or more cups in the middle of the room, put half of them upside down and the other half the right way up. Divide the group into 2 teams and ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
I love this game for getting to know students. Each player sits in a chair in a circle facing the canter. One player stands in the center to start the game, usually me after I explain it. Whoeve...
Inside
Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
This simulation game is a great one to play on a youth camp. It involves a lot of running and team work but also involves some problem solving skills. You'll need a decent bunch of leaders to run the ...
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Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is soccer. Soccer with not just one ball, not just two balls, but three balls! You'll need three balls, preferably all of a different colour. This game can be really useful to keep as many people...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
The aim of this balloon game is to knock the opposing teams balloons to the floor whilst keeping your own in the air. Basically you have all the balloons for each team blow up their balloons and st...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is a really great running wide game - good for burning off a lot of energy. However, it's also a good wide game for those who might not like to run as it involves a lot of strategy. 1. Set up ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Place a chocolate block in the center of the table. The candy should stay in its wrapper and, to make the game last longer, you could wrap the chocolate block in layers of gift-wrapping paper as well....
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Give the kids either in pairs or as individuals a plate and a tube of toothpaste. The bigger tubes work best. Tell them the challenge is to get all the toothpaste out of the tube as quick as possible....
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Get a number of volunteers up the front. It can often work better if you don't tell them what they are in for. Have the jars of baby food hidden so the players can't see them. Have them stand in a ...
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Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Play this game with the same rules as volleyball except with 3 teams. Have 2 teams play against one another while the third team acts as the net. The "net" team can play a big part in this game as the...
Inside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Simple relay structure for this game. 4 teams line up at one end. Place a bowl of peas (or whatever you are using) at the other end. The first player from each team has to run to the other end and ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Get 2-4 volunteers. Give each player a can of soft drink, and get them to line up along the starting area. Using only their head they need to push the can of soft drink along the ground, around a chai...
Inside
Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Get the group to take off their right shoe. Then throw all the shoes in a big pile in the middle of the room. Tell everyone from the group to grab a random shoe from the pile and put it on their sp...
Inside
Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Talking Point
We came up with this at our first lock-in 3 years ago and it is one of our most requested events! We ask the students to make teams of 4. We write down topics on slips of paper, the topics are fold...
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Multiple Teams
1 hour +
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Firstly blindfold the player and tell them that you have placed whole eggs around the hall. Their aim is to get to the other end of the hall without stepping on what they think are eggs. Instead...
Inside
Single Player
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is a great, fun game for leading into topics like spiritual warfare, reaching the lost, etc. This is best played with low lights and room to run and hide. You will need enough glow bracelets ...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is a great youth group ice breaker game. Would work really well to help the group mingle and get comfortable being around one another. You'll needa jenga set or even a giant jenga set if you h...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Set Up: - Divide the whole group into 2 teams, based on sides of the room. Any size youth group can play. In the front of the room place drawing pad/white board, somewhere both teams can see it wel...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Ask for two volunteers. These people will attempt to tip everyone else, in order to do this they must touch the person with an apple. While holding the apple the tipper must keep one leg in the sam...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Push the long sides of the tables together so you have a large rectangle with a long seam down the middle. Line up your group. (We count off just to cement in our heads who hits the ball to us, but...
Inside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
This is one of the easiest games to set up... but one of the most annoying games to clean up! Divide your hall into halves or quarters or however many teams you want to have (may depend on the size...
Inside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Overview: This game combines "hot potato" with elements of tag. It can get very competitive with more people. Where to Play: Outside, in an area that is large enough to contain ten people and wide ...
Outside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Set up your hall like a foosball table: With chairs as the black and white team. The 'black' chairs face to the right goal and the 'white' chairs face to the left goal. The goal could be a buck...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Fill each bowl (enough for all the players) with cream and place a cookie in each bowl. Set up the bowls on a table or outside on the ground. Now everyone has to eat everything out of the bowl without...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Explain the game as a simple food eating competition game - you could do it with hotdogs or burgers or anything you can think of. Once you have selected volunteers and they are ready to start eating, ...
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Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is a great game that is high energy, and can give kids (and leaders) an opportunity to vent their frustration! Depending on numbers of balls and players, each player is issued with a ball at t...
Inside
All On All
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Everyone sits in a circle. In the middle of the circle is a toaster. Put a piece of bread in the toaster and pop it down. Once the toast is down, go round the circle and people have to quickly s...
Inside
Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Everyone gets in the crab position. Two chairs at either end of the hall with a person standing up on them. Team has to hit the balloon to their chair so the person can pop the balloon with a pin. ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
So I am a sunday school teacher at my church and I have found this youth group game to be both fun and funny! You have x amount of kids and one less chair. It is basically like musical chairs but u...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
2 teams, each team sets up a base on either side of the hall/playing area with limited about of objects. When the game starts both teams throw the sponge-balls at each other to get the entire othe...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Whn the leader says "get ready", each player puts the tablet on their tongue. On "go", each player pours the water in their mouth (NOT swallowing any), and clamps their lips together. The object is to...
Outside
All On All
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Break the group into 2 teams of 3 players. The players of each team will be tied up together by their feet using a rope. There must be 2 poles on the field and each team will have a different pole as ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Divide the materials evenly and give a set to each team. Give them 5 minutes to make up their own game using each item in one form or another. We took the best parts of each game and made a relay ra...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Line up 2 teams against opposite walls. Number them all off so each team has a set of matching numbers. Make sure there is a chair at either end of the playing hall to use as the goal, and set up the ...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
This kind of thing can be really fun if it is done properly and works out well. Basically the idea is to create a scavenger hunt for the kids using words from the Bible to make up clues. ie. refer ...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Each player has a balloon tied around their ankle with a piece of string. The aim of this balloon game is to pop all the other balloons, while preventing your balloon from being popped. Once your ball...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Everyone's seen the TV show right? It used to be on in Australia in the afternoons I think. Anyway, it's a theatre sport game. The possibilties are endless but I'll just start off with something simpl...
Play anywhere
Single Player
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
How To Play: Teachers will split students into two teams. There will be a sponge with water next to each student starting. The first student in each line will get the sponge and soak up as much ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is a simple game, but can be great fun for a mini-olympics style event. Basically, set up a giant size bowling alley in a large area - it could be anywhere! We use our carpark and draw lines u...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Tie the doughtnut to a string. Split the group into pairs - each pair being a "team". One people lies on the floor and one holds the string. The string holder has to dip the doughnut in the bowl of...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Two teams (1 or 2 youth to a team) head off in a race to eat away at a slice of cheese to create a certain shape. For this game, we projected images of states (hence the name of the game) on the sc...
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Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Before playing, designate two actions for 'true' and 'false' (such as hands on heads or hands behind back) and hand out five matchsticks to each player. When it is a players turn they say their ONE ST...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
I played this at a baby shower, but I am reasonably confident it can be adapted to be youth-orientated... Basically it involves sniffing dirty nappies and guessing the 'mess' that has been deposite...
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Single Player
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This game is best played in teams of three or less. Each team will get a fruit item (banana, apples, oranges) that has been cut up and some random materials to put the fruit back together (needles,...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
This is a fantastic game that gets even the quite kids involved. This game can be played with 10-25 kids per team. Best played in a large, in an un-breakable hall. Split the group into two teams and h...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20