Active games for large groups

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Jenga Dare

This is a great youth group ice breaker game. Would work really well to help the group mingle and...

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Key Game

You can do this with any amount of kids you would like (min of 5 kids per team) the more...

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Poison Ball

Divide the group into two teams. Set out an area with clear boundaries and get one team to stand...

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Bible Smugglers

You will need a decent sized property for this game. Before you start the game you explain to the...

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Giant Pick Up Sticks

So you've all heard of pick-up sticks right? The game where you get a pile of multi-coloured sticks all...

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Rock Paper Scissors Evolution

This game is a fantastic group mixer ice breaker activity. Players must wander around the room and battle each...

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Party Blower Matchbox Race

Line up everyone is one long line then give each child a party blower and empty match box. On...

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Screamer

Get the group to stand in a circle facing inwards. Choose one player to stand in the centre of...

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Bases

Bases An Outdoor Team Game Overview: Bases is a fast-paced outdoor game that combines elements of Capture the Flag,...

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Shuffle Bums

You get all the chairs in a circle and have the people playing sit on them. Make sure there...

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Commando

This one is insanely popular with all ages. Minimum age of 7 or 8 is recommend as anything younger is hard...

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Poison Pole

This is a simple and easy game that everyone in our youth loves!! You have a pole (a broom...

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Creative Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger hunts can be epic fun and there are many different ways to do them. This "Creative" Scavenger Hunt...

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Going Up or Going Down?

You start by splitting everyone up into teams of two. Everyone is standing and has their backs against each...

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Snowball Fight

This is a great fun get to know you game. It works well as an ice breaker game and...

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Giants, Wizards, and Elves

Summary: An icebreaker / action oriented game good for medium and large sized groups. Similar to a game of rock,...

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Top & Bottom Tag

Gather your players into two teams. Tell one team to put one of their hands on their head, and...

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Gargon

This game is to be played in the dark and it an awesome choice to play as a night...

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Marco Polo On Land

This is the same concept as the water version only with rule variations to make it work well on...

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Preacher Pratt

Students will sit in a half circle and try to work their way to the beginning seat by responding...

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Squirrels

Everyone gets into groups of three. Two people stand facing each other and join hands to create an arch...

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Campers and Tents

Everyone needs to pair up and one becomes the camper (pref. the smaller person) while the other becomes a...

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Human Traffic Lights

Whilst the music is playing, all players must dance around the room and when the music stops players must...

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Chaos

Get the youth to make a circle with the chairs facing inwards. There needs to be one less chair...

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Outpost

Players are separated into equal teams and given their own colored flag-football flags which are worn around their waist....

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Capture the End Zone

The object of this game is the first team to score. You will need to play several rounds to...

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Capture the Flag

Capture the flag is one of the most popular wide games ever and is great to play on a...

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End of the World

Make a large circle with the rope on the floor, have the group stand in the centre of the...

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Dinosaurs

1. Choose one person to be the "Danger Alert" or choose an adult or a group leader or something. Give...

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Creeping Closer

Select one person from your group to be the captain. They must stand on one side of the playing...

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Just Dance Live

Based on the game for Kinnect or Wii, this is a simple fun, high energy group game for your...

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Orky? Snorky!

A group of players sit in circle. One person is placed standing in the middle of the circle and...

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Ship Wreck

Divide the kids into teams of around 10 people. Each team will need a "ship" - this could be a...

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Gaga Ball

This is a wildly popular indoor exhausting game. The game begins with all participants touching a wall. The dodge...

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Rock Paper Anything

This game could work really well as an "up the front duel" type of game or as an "all...

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Octopus

It's essentially tip, but when you get tipped you sit down where you were tipped. Once you've been tipped...

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Shoe Kick

Basically, all students stand in one straight row. According to if they are right or left handed, that's the...

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Chinese Dodgeball

This is a game that you will want to play in an open area such as outside or in...

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Dodgeball

The timeless classic game - dodgeball - requires little set up effort and is always a winner. There are...

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Amoeba Tag

If you don't know anything about science, an Amoeba is a type of cell that eats other cells by...

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Don't Blink

Overview: Time to embrace my inner nerd! This is a game based off a certain British science fiction TV...

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Four Corners

This is one of the simplest games I've known, but it still adds up to fun. Hopefully someone hasn't...

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Charlie's Candy

This game is based on the great children's movie "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." You're going to need a...

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45 Seconds

This activity is very simple and can be used for a wide variety of ages. 1) The group splits up...

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Alien Invasion

1) Give ten players a glowstick for the game, which they will wear around their wrists. Obviously, the game is...

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Pass the Potato

Overview: This game combines "hot potato" with elements of tag. It can get very competitive with more people. Where...

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Steal the Bacon

This game is simple and is a great icebreaker among youth groups and camps. Divide the group into four...

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Assassins

Get a volunteer to be the President, once they are chosen divide the rest of the kids into 2 unequal...

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Hungry Hungry Humans

Setup: First you make a very large circle of chairs, or tables on their sides. This can also be...

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Lifesavers Relay

1) At youth group, break everyone into three teams. If you are at a camp and have a group system,...

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