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This is probably one of the oldest and most well known icebreakers. It's also known as "People Bingo" and "Get To Know You Bingo". It works for groups of all ages, and can be a really interesting game...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Everyone sits in a circle. Each player chooses a fruit or vegetable. Player A says their fruit/veggie, then the player's fruit/vegie that they want to pass it on to... ie Player A says "Strawberry st...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a good youth group game to get kids mingling together and to help kids to get to know one another better. It might provide good conversation starters for kids later on. Get the whole group ...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This get to know you game / ice break game is a great way to generate discussion amoungst a big group or to help a small group get to know a bit more about each other. Get the group to stand in the...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
The group stands in the middle of a room (or if outside, between two markers eg cones). one wall/marker is nominated 'true' and the other 'false'. The leader reads a statement, eg 'bats aren't act...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
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 is a high paced game of concentration and reaction time. The goal of the game is to become #1 by tripping up the people ahead of you. WARNING: This game gets loud. You'll need to set up the ch...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
First of all elect a adjudicator to go into the other room. A topic is chosen i.e. Food, Cars, brads, Countries ect. and one by one each person playing walks in to the room with the adjudicator and te...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Get everyone to stand in a circle facing inwards. The leader running the game will need to stand in the middle of the circle. The leader points at someone in the circle. That person must duck down str...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a great fun get to know you game. It works well as an ice breaker game and it really quick to play. Also works for both big groups and small groups. Hand out a piece of paper and a pen to e...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a simple and easy game that everyone in our youth loves!! You have a pole (a broom will suffice) and you place the pole on a stool. Everyone needs to gather around the pole and hold hands. ...
Inside
All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is the "get to know you" edition of the youth group game called "Bang". You'll need to know the general rules of Bang to understand this game so it's best to read them first: Read the rules fo...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Grab a whole bunch of sticky labels or masking tape and write the names of celebrities on the non-sticky side. Then, without showing them the name, stick a label on the back of each person in your you...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is one of the simplest games I've known, but it still adds up to fun. Hopefully someone hasn't already covered it. 1. You'll need to play in a room with four corners, so it can't be circular....
Inside
All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
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 everyone in the group a piece of paper and pen, then get them to write down three facts about themselves along with their name. Once they have done this, they'll need to hand their sheet of paper...
Inside
All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This game is a fantastic group mixer ice breaker activity. Player must wander around the room and battle each other in Rock, Paper, Scissors. The winner evolves to the next stage and the loser stay...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
When youth leader says "draw weapons", each person sits on a pew or chair with their Bible held up in air with binding facing them (this is to keep people from putting their fingers IN the Bible while...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
1. Each person will get a piece of paper and a pencil/pen. 2. Write down your name vertically down the paper. 3. With every alphabet written down, write a keyword to represent each alphabet th...
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All On All
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
No cost
Arrange the chairs in a big circle, everyone to sit on a chair apart from one person, who stands in the middle of the circle. The person standing in the middle starts the game off by stating someth...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This epic twist on dodgeball (http://youthgroupgames.com.au/games/37/dodgeball/) is best played with a fairly large group. It's great to use as an icebreaker because there is almost never an official ...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
1) Each person gets a straw 2) The straw must be held using their mouth 3) They have to pass the rubberband around using the straw. 4) If the rubberband DROPS, the straw has to be CUT Rules: 1)...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Ok, so we all remember the kids game telephone, where the person at the front of the line whispers in the ear of the person behind then and then they turn and do the same and eventually by the time yo...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
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
Everyone gets into groups of three. Two people stand facing each other and join hands to create an arch they are the tree, the third person crouches underneath it and becomes the squirrel. You need...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Line up kids. When you say go, they run as fast as they can, screaming as loud as they can as far as they can. When they can scream no longer, they drop to the ground (dramatic falls are best) ...
Outside
All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
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
Give each team a packet of spaghetti and a packet of marshmallows. The team that builds the tallest spaghetti and marshmallow tower wins! You'll be surprised by the things people can come up wit...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Its as if you have an invisible ball you are passing around the circle. there are a few different moves you need to learn. you have to say the word and do the action for each. Wiz - one arm sco...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a brilliant circle game! Basically get a circle of chairs set up and get the whole group to sit in them, except for one person who starts in the middle. This person then has to select someo...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
Pass the Parcel is a classic kid's party game and can be played on many different occasions - at youth group, at a birthday party or at a holiday kids club. First up you'll need to a get a gift and...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
This game is a classic messy food game! Basically set up your twister board (or you can use paper plates if you don't have one). On each colour put a different coloured food. Red - tomato sauce Bl...
Outside
All On All
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
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
Seeing as cell phones are something most teens have, why not merge cell phones, scavenger hunt, and hide and seek. Seeing as a lot of youth like to mess with their phones during services, have the ...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
1. Sort your youth group into two teams and then move them to the volleyball court laid out earlier. 2. With one of the BIG balls the teams play normal volley ball, eliminations. So no points are a...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Whilst the music is playing, all players must dance around the room and when the music stops players must bop down. Last person to bop down is out. Remaining players will await further instruction, be...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
Get everyone to stand around the room in random places. Then it's as simple as telling everyone to be quiet! Basically, the game involves the players throwing the ball to each other. A player is el...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
For medium size to large groups indoor or out. Use tape to create large boxes on the floor or ground. Each of these boxes is a deck. Students gather in one of these decks -- the poopdeck, quarterdeck ...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is an event for the real he-men in your youth group. There is no equipment required, except a blank patch of smooth wall. Line up against the wall, with your backs right against the wall. Slow...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
I usually call this game dance and stop, because then the rules are even easier to explain. Play music, stop the music. When the music stops, everyone has to freeze. If you see someone moving - the...
Inside
All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Its best to play outdoors in an open area. Give everyone a number (1-however many players there are). Have a leader throw a ball in the air and say one of the numbers that was given, that person ha...
Outside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Everyone sits in chairs that are facing in a circle except one player - that one is in the middle. Go around the circle and give everyone 1 of 3 fruit names (or 4 or 5 - depending on how many is playi...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
You give each person the two pieces of paper. Tell them to write on one piece a random question starting with "What if?" For example: "What if butter was green?" or "What if our youth leader could fly...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
This is a great game for learning names and getting used to each other. It's based on the whats missing game, where you place random objects under a sheet, secretly remove one then get the kids to gue...
Inside
All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost