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Memory Verse Basketball

Junior youth games Memory games Sport games

How To Play Memory Verse Basketball

Divide the group into two teams.

Print out a memory verse and cut it up so there is one word on each piece of paper.

Set up a hoop or bin which teams must aim for. When a goal is made, a team will be rewarded with a word. They have to try to be the first team to get all the words from their memory verse and arrange it in the correct order. Each player gets a shot, if they miss, it goes to the next player.

This can be done either as a race or get each team to have alternate shots.

This is an effective, engaging method to help your youth kids learn their bible memory verse.

Materials Needed

basketball/ball, hoop/bin

Submitted by Joel on 16 Jun 2008 12:00:00

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Sounds Fun

Posted by Storm Diaz on 15 May 2009 at 1:48:10

Great game idea. I was looking for a game at the last minute and found this. Thanks

Posted by Jessica on 30 May 2009 at 2:07:03


Posted by vanessa on 16 Oct 2009 at 7:04:25

sounds cool you could make it go for ever if you did a long verse and had far away targets

Posted by morgz on 18 Oct 2009 at 9:28:54

This is nice since I love playing basketball!

Posted by Delvin on 28 Jan 2016 at 11:50:17

You could also award pieces of a jigsaw puzzle they have to assemble.

Posted by PM on 30 Sep 2018 at 1:44:15

Could you also do this with football?

Posted by thor on 17 Sep 2019 at 6:28:52

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