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Game
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Duration
Messy Factor
Get your two teams to mingle together for a couple of minutes, and introduce themselves to each other. The two teams sit on either side of the bed sheet. Two leaders pull the bed sheet up, hiding ...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
This icebreaker youth group game is a cross between pictionary, sculptionary and charades. Firstly come up with a list of pictionary style words to use. Try to use words that might be easy enough t...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
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...
Indoors
All On All
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
No cost
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 ...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Quick (5 - 15 mins)
Some Mess
No cost
Overview: Time to embrace my inner nerd! This is a game based off a certain British science fiction TV show I won't name. Anyway, this game combines teamwork, reflexes, running, skill, and the occasio...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
Under $20
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...
Indoors
All On All
Long (45 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....
Indoors
All On All
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
No cost
This is a game that requires little preparation and is fun among small groups. Have the players sit in a large circle so they can easily separate their "families" (more on that soon). Next, get pla...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
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...
Indoors
All On All
Long (45 mins +)
Some Mess
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...
Indoors
All On All
Standard (15 - 45 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. ...
Indoors
All On All
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
No cost
Divide your youth group kids into some groups, 4 works well as a relay. Just make sure the groups aren't too big. Set them up in 4 lines across the room. Then send half of each team to the opposite...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
No cost
This is simply the old TV game revisited. Central to this game is a list of questions and survey answers. You could make them up. But using David Morris' hard work is a better option. The game will wo...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
No cost
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...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
Some Mess
No cost
Have you ever wanted to play hide and seek, but found that the playing space was simply too small for a good hiding spot? This game seeks to eliminate that problem, simply and effectively. Really, ...
Indoors
Cooperative
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
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...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
Some Mess
Under $20
Have everyone hold hands in a ring around the chair. The object of the game is to be the last one "alive". If you touch the chair you are out of the game. Players must push and pull those who ...
Indoors
All On All
Quick (5 - 15 mins)
No Mess
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...
Indoors
Up Front Duel
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
Some Mess
Under $20
First, you split up into groups of 3-5. You should have at least three teams to play. Each team gets a chair and the caller chooses any random tangible-object noun. Each team is given 5 minutes to...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
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 ...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Quick (5 - 15 mins)
Some Mess
Under $20
Both teams line up sitting down facing away from each other. Everyone holds hands. At one end, the 2 players from either team line, face inwards and place their hands by their sides - ready to grab...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
No cost
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...
Indoors
Cooperative
Quick (5 - 15 mins)
Some Mess
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...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
Some Mess
No cost
Hot Topic
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...
Indoors
All On All
Long (45 mins +)
Some Mess
Under $20
Played this game in a fairly large youth group but could work for smaller groups too! If you are familiar with the tv game show Talkin bout Your Generation there is a challenge at the end where they ...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
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...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Quick (5 - 15 mins)
Some Mess
No cost
This can be an in-lesson game, or just a game with a lesson. It's a game where you have two bowls - the bowl of "problems" and the bowl of "solutions". In the bowl of problems, you write problems th...
Indoors
All On All
Quick (5 - 15 mins)
No Mess
No cost
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...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
Some Mess
Under $20
Cryptograms are great fun to use on scavenger hunts, treasure hunts and in simulation games. They can also be a useful way of introducing a memory verse. Competitions are always good too - first perso...
Indoors
Up Front Duel
Standard (15 - 45 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...
Indoors
All On All
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
No cost
This game is super simple but loads of fun. It's actually based on an old obscure board game but we've adapted it into a fun small group game. It's aimed more toward high school and college age groups...
Indoors
All On All
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
Some Mess
No cost
The two bases are at opposite ends (much like the distance of a basketball court). Each base has one person on it representing his team. Each team must get their ball to their team member on the mat...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 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...
Indoors
All On All
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
No cost
Talking Point
This is a very simple Game, maybe good for a time filler. Form a tight circle facing inwards. Everyone looks down and picks a pair of toes to stare at. When the leader says 'Go' everyone has to l...
Indoors
Up Front Duel
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
No cost
Basically, this is a collection of different ways you can play Uno. For those who don't know, Uno is a fun card game in which players try to get rid of all of their cards using colors, numbers, and ot...
Indoors
All On All
Quick (5 - 15 mins)
No Mess
Under $20
1. Make sure everyone in the group knows each others phone numbers, or at least has a group chat set up where everyone can contribute. 2. The player with the newest phone starts by naming an app they...
Indoors
Up Front Duel
Quick (5 - 15 mins)
No Mess
No cost
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...
Indoors
All On All
Quick (5 - 15 mins)
Some Mess
No cost
1. Leaders divide the group into 2 teams and leaders place the baskets on opposite sides of the classroom. 2. Each member of the teams must grab a chair and place it anywhere they would like in the r...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
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. ...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Quick (5 - 15 mins)
Some Mess
Under $20
This game can either be done using a video camera and a TV, or just acted out on the spot. Split your group up into teams and give each team a random object which they will need to advertise and ma...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
No cost
This game is called "Creationary" and works in a similar way to pictionary and sculptionary. You'll need a random assortment of lego blocks. Prepare a good list of (10 or more) words which won't be...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
Some Mess
No cost
Each team must line up behind an empty bowl. At the other end there must be a bucket of water with one of each type of fruit in there (preferably one for each team member). In the middle, between the ...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
Extreme Mess
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...
Indoors
All On All
Quick (5 - 15 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...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
No cost
This is not an active game but it is ideal for any down time such as bus rides, waiting in line, sitting by a camp fire etc. It is a brain teaser/riddle type of game. 1. Tell the group that you ar...
Indoors
All On All
Standard (15 - 45 mins)
No Mess
No cost
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...
Indoors
Cooperative
Quick (5 - 15 mins)
No Mess
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...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
Some Mess
Under $20
Divide the group in two and from each group choose two players who will directly compete. These players stay back to back and have the opposing team in front of them. Neutral judge is between playe...
Indoors
Cooperative
Quick (5 - 15 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...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
No cost
1. Blow up all the balloons bought and evenly distribute them into 2 different large garage bags (do this beforehand) 2. Divide participants into two groups 3. From a high place release one of the ...
Indoors
Multiple Teams
Long (45 mins +)
No Mess
Under $20