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This is a classic battle game which is easy to set up. Purchase a fair few water bombs and a couple of buckets. It's best played in a location with 2 tap access points, so maybe the area around you...
Outside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
You need an empty matchbox for each person and a hall (preferably carpeted). The matchbox must be empty, and is 5.2cm x 3.7cm x 1.6cm. In the hall, measure out a 20m track, which is as straight as pos...
Inside
Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Just like volleyball except you use water balloons! The objective is to not allow the balloons to hit the ground on your side of the court. If you fill the balloons with cold water it makes the game t...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Everyone sits in a circle on chairs and one person is in the middle. The person in the middle yells out "the wind blows towards people who _________". Everyone who matches up with what they said ha...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Description: An icebreaker for a small group that gets everyone involved with the coordination of hands, voice and pace. Secondary Objectives: To use hand gestures when signalled without making a m...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
The object of this small group ice breaker game is to reveal unknown things about yourself to the group in a fun atmosphere. A person states three things about themself. Two must be true and one a ...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Players should pair off into partners (girls with girls and guys with guys is usually better). One player will be the birdie and the other will be the perch. You might want to suggest that the person ...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
"The situation is dire - following a shipwreck, everyone has been stranded on a deserted island! Each person is allowed to bring one object to the island - ideally something that represents them or so...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a guessing game. If there are fewer than ten people in the group, one person thinks of a word - if there are 10 people or more, two people think of a word together, without the rest of the gro...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
A fantastic balloon game to help with learning memory verses! Put each word of the memory verse in the balloon in different balloons. Each child gets a balloon to burst, thus retrieving their w...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This game is a variation on Dodgeball, with no teams. Three players begin the game holding dodgeballs. They call out "Triple Trouble", throw their balls straight up into the air and catch them to b...
Outside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
This is an excellent game for groups of daring youth. It's a bit hard to explain, but it is easy to get into the full swing of it. One person gets to start. They select someone in the group and cha...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
The idea of this game is to feed people, who are sitting on their hands, with a spoon stuck to the end of the a pole. Divide the group into a few different teams. If you have enough equipment you c...
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Multi Player Duel
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
For those of us on water restrictions who cant have a normal water slide this is a fun and messy alternative. Simply cover the tarp with spaghetti. Start with more up one end so that when the kids sli...
Outside
Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
This get to know you game is best played in a smaller group of around 10 or so people. If playing in a larger youth group, I'd recommend splitting up into smaller groups. Everyone must partner up ...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a very simple game (really an activity) which can be used to review information you have taught. 1. Choose your questions. I use this for my ESL class - ages 4 to 10. So the 'questions' ar...
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Single Player
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a messy food youth group game with an ultimate surprise at the end! First you mix up a big pot of green mush. Ingredient: 3 boxes of vanilla instant pudding 3 big jars of apple sauce ...
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Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Over $20
In teams, give the kids an even amount of ice cream on a plate, on a table outside. Using only their hands, give them 5 minutes to make a snowman. Best snowman wins. It's good team work, because to...
Outside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Have 2 teams of 2 come up. The teams stand 10-15 feet away from each other. Hand all 4 players an equal amount of slices of Bologna. On "Go" players will take turns "Frisbee" throwing a slice of...
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Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This game is great as an icebreaker and our group did it the first night of a youth confrence. First, everyone finds someone and plays basic "Rock-Paper-Scissors" with them. Then the winner attache...
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Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
This game is vaguely related to both Foosball and pinball, is reasonably active, and can be played indoors. Useful for those delightful winter months. The explanation may look complicated, but bear wi...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
The most popular game at our Youth Group (played just like in the movie 'dodgeball'). Two teams line up opposite each other touching the wall. Line up some balls in the middle (4-6 of them). When y...
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Divide into teams of three. One person needs the the toothpaste and mask in each team. Another person needs to be on the ground with the cup in there mouth and the last person is going to be standi...
Outside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Extreme Mess
No cost
Set up 9 chairs like a noughts and crosses board. Form two teams and direct questions to alternate teams. If they get it right, they can put a player on a chair. First team with three in a row win...
Inside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Objective/Rules: Score the soccer ball on one end of the line WITHOUT letting one's back-side leave the chair. Set-Up: To start this game have the each student bring their own chair to the assig...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
1) Everyone arranges themselves in a circle. One person is picked to be in the center. 2) That person will walk around the circle in a dramatic way (the more dramatic, the funnier it is). 3) The...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Challenge one of your youthians to climb around a table! It's actually a lot harder than it sounds. Instruct the volunteer to start on top of the table and then tell them that they must climb onto ...
Inside
Single Player
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Split up your group into equal sized teams. Five players each team works best, but can be adjusted to fit the size of your youth group. Give each team a Bible story and a product to sell. Each team mu...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Jelly bobbing is like bobbing for apples... only we're using jelly instead of water and lollies instead of apples. Give each contestant a bowl full of jelly and hide some lollies in it (*It's a good i...
Outside
Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
Basically, all students stand in one straight row. According to if they are right or left handed, that's the shoe they'll slip off a bit. Example: Keira is right handed. So Keira will slip off her ...
Outside
Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
I bought a putter at my church fete for $2 a fair few years ago and since then I've occasionally had a hit around my house. Just grab a golf ball, put a cup somewhere and then play mini-golf - it's th...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Pretty much self explanitory, as the name suggests - get each player/team to build a house of cards. The player with the tallest tower in the allotted time wins! Make sure the kids don't destroy ea...
Inside
Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
I made this game up and my youth love it more than anything. You run this like a relay race (2-4 teams). One person at a time from each team runs to the bucket of water with apples in it and bobs for ...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
The Group sits on chairs around in a circle with the odd man out standing in the middle trying to catch someone out to swap for a seat in the circle. You need to explain the actions for the animals...
Inside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
You need two people per team, you can make as many teams as you like, and one person is the "parent" and the other is the "baby". Set up on opposite ends of the room or playing area (the bigger the...
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Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
How to Play: Partner up pairs of two (Usually an older kid and a younger kid.) Velcro the partners legs together. Let them all practice walking around for about 3 minutes. Once the race starts, ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
You get all the chairs in a circle and have the people playing sit on them. Make sure there is one empty chair. Then pick someone to stand in the middle of the circle. The aim for him/her is to take a...
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Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
If you've ever played the famous board game "Articulate" then you'll love this game. It usually is easier to set up and play within a smaller group, but it can still be really fun to play with a bi...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Divide the kids into teams of around 10 people. Each team will need a "ship" - this could be a hula hoop or something else of a similar size (small blanket, plank of wood). Each team will start at one...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
So you've all heard of pick-up sticks right? The game where you get a pile of multi-coloured sticks all mixed up and each player takes it in turn to pick up a stick without touching or moving any of t...
Outside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
How to Play: This game is basically Duck Duck Goose except instead of tapping the persons head and saying 'Goose!' you have a sponge with water that you squeeze on the persons head and you say 'SPLASH...
Outside
Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Divide your group into 4 teams. Select 1 player from each team to be the "target". Get a few teammates to help spread peanut butter over the target's face - make sure they spread it on real thick, ...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
1) At youth group, break everyone into three teams. If you are at a camp and have a group system, divide them into those groups. 2) Put each team into a straight line and give each person a tooth p...
Outside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Each person gets a piece of paper and a pen. They need to write down their name and three facts about themselves. The facts could be anything - maybe some more obscure ones that other people wouldn't ...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Number off 1 through however many player you have Player 1 serves a legal ping-pong serve to Player 2 Player 2 allows the ball to hit the floor before hitting it back onto the table (it doesn't matt...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Set up 4 glasses of milk in a row (on a bench or something) and have ready a few boxes of weetbix. Set a time limit and get 4 contestants to see how many weetbix they can eat in that time limit. Th...
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Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
Split the group into groups of about 5 pleople and distribute them around the room. Each group is given a ball of play dough. The leader should stand in the middle with a list of objects, stories or ...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This is basically a quicker, more action-packed version of scrabble! Get 4 players (or possibly 4 pairs/groups) to each start of in a corner of the room with 5 scrabble tiles. They must arrange the...
Inside
Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Each contestant needs 1 pair of pantyhose and a Banana. They put the Pantyhose over their heads so that it covers their mouth and over their chins. On "Go!", the contestants have to eat the bana...
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Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
A great way to reinforce what has just been taught... Instead of the traditional pop-quiz to see how much the kids of retained from the bible talk, try something a bit different... Give the kids...
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Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost