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This is a game that we always play at my youth group. I guess it's kind of a reverse version of Hide and Seek - because the whole group is looking for just one person. So, one youthian is chosen by...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Basic Rules: Pass the ball teammate to teammate and try to score a goal for your team (lacrosse-style) Explanation: All you need is a bunch of "scoop ball" sets. You can find them everywhere this ...
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Multi Player Duel
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
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
Talking Point
Get the group to stand in a circle facing inwards. Choose one player to stand in the centre of the circle. This player needs to control the pace of the game. They must firstly say "heads down" and the...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
A fun group game, sure to provide a whole lot of laughs. Might be suitable for a disco night at your youth group! Set up the group to stand in a circle, and choose one player to be the detective. S...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Have everyone secretly write down the name of a person on a small piece of paper or a "post-it" note. It has to be a person that everyone in the room would know about - a famous historical figure, an ...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
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
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
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
Often at the start of a youth camp or youth group year there are many people who don't know each other. Even the leaders often don't know many of kids. What's needed is a good ice breaker game which d...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
This game is really simple and so much fun. You divide the room with some kind of dividers. You should not be able to see the other side of the room if you are sitting on the floor of the other side. ...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
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
There are many simple word games you can find at the website listed. Some of them can be played as a whole group. Others are suited to teams but you'll get a feel for what works best. The games f...
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Whole Group
0 - 5 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
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
Two people stand facing each other with about a shoulder's span between them and thier feet together. They must try to make the other player move thier feet by slapping thier opponent's hands only. (t...
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Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
The concept is, put a tarp down with some water and at least 2 bottles of dishwashing liquid, so it is really slippery. You will have to peg it down to keep it from moving. Then use this for many diff...
Outside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
Extreme Mess
Over $20
This ice breaker game is a good group game to play with a small group - maybe at a dinner party, or a small group night, or with a small youth group. If the mood is right, it will definitely provide a...
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Whole Group
1 hour +
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
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
Get everyone to take their shoes off. Give two spare socks to anyone not wearing any. Everyone gets down on their hands and knees. When the leader says "Go!", everyone has to try and steal everyone...
Inside
All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Everyone is to have socks on and no shoes. They are to stand inside a designated area, and when a leader says go, they all must wrestle each other to get thier socks of. Can be played so that whoe...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Divide into groups of 5-6. Give each group a tape recorder and a list of sound effects. The object of the game is for the teams to record the most realistic sounding effects they can produce. They can...
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Multi Player Duel
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
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
This game can get very messy! The better your prizes... the messier it will get! This game can be played with as many people as you wish, from two upwards. But remember, the more people you have, t...
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Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
Extreme Mess
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
Divide the kids into two teams, even numbers of guys and girls on both team work best! Make one team pinnies and one not. Set up goals by putting a line of masking take to make a large rectangl...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This game has proven to be a real hit. We play it inside after our bible study has finished. The room does not need to be large. We use a piece of scrunched up paper, a rubbish bin for a wicket and...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Set up the chairs in two circles, a small circle and a larger circle outside of that. Make sure that the chairs are facing each other and there are an equal amount of chairs in the inside circle as we...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
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
This is a game we made up by accident back at youth group in good old days. Basically... everyone in the group spins around on their own, while looking up, for a certain amount of time (ie. 1 minut...
Outside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This game can get kind of gross, if people are squeamish about saliva. Set up two buckets on chairs on one end of the room and several squirt bottles filled with water on the other end of the room. Fo...
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Multiple Teams
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
Divide your group into two teams. Stand the first group in a line facing the second group. The second group have a set amount of time (you decide) to look at the appearance of the other team. On...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 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
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
This game should be played with 10-25 people. Pair up each person with a partner. Pick a team to be the squirrel and the nut. Have the squirrel chase the nut. The nut can hook onto a pair of people to...
Outside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
Start by having all of the kids remove one shoe and placing it in a pile in another room. Then place two chairs facing each other in the middle of the meeting room. Then have an assistant randomly ...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
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
This game is simple and is a great icebreaker among youth groups and camps. Divide the group into four teams and send them to a corner of a large room, or selected areas outside. Placed in the cent...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Put the keys in the metal bowl, and place it under the chair. Everyone makes a wide circle around the chair. A Person is blindfolded, and Sits in the chair, armed with the Newspaper/Nerf Sword. ...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Talking Point
Your kids will either hate this game or love it. If people don't want to play, it's also really funny to watch. Get queen size stockings (not panty hose) and stuff a rolled up athletic sock into th...
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Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 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
Each person is given a lolly snake. They have a time limit to make the longest snake by stretching it, or flattening it. If it breaks, they just use the longest bit in the judging at the end. Only 1 s...
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Single Player
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
Under $20
In stuck in the mud, one person is "it". when they touch someone, that person is "frozen" in place. The frozen person cannot move and must stand with their feet apart. The only way they can become unf...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Divide group into two teams. Give each team 3 "rocks" (construction paper cutouts about 1 1/2' x 1 1/2'). Make a start and finish line (maybe 30 feet apart) and tell them that they must get their whol...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
I have nooooo idea why, but our youth group loved this game. Basically, it involves a designated person standing in the middle of the room, blindfolded. They are the swinger of the cat. We turned o...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20