Outdoor active games

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Zombie Rush

Basically like a game of tips, but the people that are in must cover one eye with their hand,...

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Don't Let The Witch Get You!

You need to assign participants to play the witch, the mother, and the babysitter or oldest child. Assign the...

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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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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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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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Two Legged Race

How to Play: Partner up pairs of two (Usually an older kid and a younger kid.) Velcro the partners...

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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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Human Noughts and Crosses

Draw a giant sized Noughts and crosses grid in the middle of the room/yard/field. Divide your group...

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Hand Tennis

Hand Tennis, short for "Hantis" can involve any number of players. Four tables are set up in a 2x2...

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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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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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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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Blatterball

Blatterball is essentially a cross between soccer and dodgeball [1]. It's named in honour of the former head of FIFA,...

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Tangle (Royal Rangers Romania)

Break the group into 2 teams of 3 players. The players of each team will be tied up together by their...

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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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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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Human Target

This is a very simple game (really an activity) which can be used to review information you have taught. 1....

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Reverse Dodgeball

1. Break up into even teams 2. Pick a captain for each team who will begin on the dodgeball court 3. The...

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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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Food Basket

1) Set up the chairs in a large circle facing the middle. There should be one chair less than the...

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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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Nuke 'Em

1. Create 2 teams. 2. Begin the game by throwing the ball over the net. 3. The goal of the game is to...

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Answer Race

1. Prepare four sheets of questions. Each sheet represents one suit (diamond, hearts, clubs, spades). On each sheet write a...

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Sprouts

This epic twist on dodgeball is best played with a fairly large group. It's great to use as an...

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The Ball Game

This may look like a regular game, but it's a prank in actuality. It should be performed in front...

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Hitchhiker's Teeball

Hitchhiker's Teeball is almost, but not quite, entirely unlike teeball. Now that we've got that over with, this game...

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Kings in Grass Castles

This is an outdoor game combining tag/chasey/tiggy/tips, bluff, and a healthy dose of running around like...

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Human Stratego

How to play: 1. Divide the group into 2 teams. 2. Each team goes to the opposite end of the field where...

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Wave- Hide and seek

There is one person who is the seeker, the rest of the people are hiders. The seeker puts the...

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Confederate Rugby

Rugby, I am generally advised, is a glorious sport that demonstrates the very pinnacle of human achievement, or some...

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Slippery Races

The concept is, put a tarp down with some water and at least 2 bottles of dishwashing liquid, so it...

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Giant Dutch Blitz

1. Each team puts 8 cards in a discard pile with the top card facing up. 2. That leaves 12 cards “in hand”...

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Tug of War

Setup: - Make sure the rope is marked in the middle, and has two other marks 4 metres apart from...

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Action Netball

You get 2 chairs sitting on the opposite ends of the playing area. Then you separate your group into 2 teams....

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Five Tribes

Five tribes night game 5 teams of 2 cabins (about 20 kids each) each team has its own colour and home base...

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Sharky shark

Set the boundaries of the game, a straight channel as long as you decide and as wide as appropriate,...

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Cabbage

I made this game up as a child with my friends but played it with a tennis ball and...

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Golden Child

This is a great game for encouraging kids to learn the basic skills of basketball and netball. It is...

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Rubber Band Cup Stacking

Players work together in teams to stack cups using a rubber band pulled by strings.

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Simon Says

Simon Says is a kids game usually played with three or more people. One person is nominated to be...

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Zone Soccer

A human-sized version of foosball. Players play a normal game of soccer, each needing to stay in their designated...

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Charades

Charades is a classic family game of acting and guesses. It's been around for a fair while but we'll...

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Octopus Tag

Octopus Tag can be played indoors or outdoors with any sized group and any aged kids. It's a very...

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The Floor Is Lava

Imaginations turn the floor into super hot lava and require players to avoid touching it at all costs. No...

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Bush Basketball

Set up the room or the playing area to have a chair at either end. Mark out an area...

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Chalk Challenge Path

Kids complete a series of simple hopscotch-like actions. Perfect for junior youth and preschoolers. Use chalk to draw up...

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Chalk Targets

SETUP Find a good area of concrete or sidewalk path where you will be able to play chalk targets....

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