Icebreaker games for junior youth

37 games found

Mix & Meet

This is a really fun and simple (and yummy) small group get to know you game. Get each person...

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Teeth

Everyone sits in a circle. Each player chooses a fruit or vegetable. Player A says their fruit/veggie, then...

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The Tangled Chain

Get everyone to huddle in a group in the middle of the room and join each hand with someone...

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Animal Noise Game

A great ice breaker game which is sure to lighten the mood and get people feeling comfortable around one...

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Drip Drip Drop

Kind like duck duck goose but with water. Everyone sits in a circle and the game begins just like...

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Poopdeck

For medium size to large groups indoor or out. Use tape to create large boxes on the floor or...

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Duck Duck Goose

Get the group to sit in a circle and then select one person to be "it". They must walk...

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Poetry in Motion

This is a nice quiet activity when you've got a small cozy group and have some time to kill....

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Sound Effects

Divide into groups of 5-6. Give each group a tape recorder and a list of sound effects. The object...

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Circle Untangle

This is an all time classic icebreaker game! Everyone stands in a big circle and then grabs onto two...

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Animals

The Group sits on chairs around in a circle with the odd man out standing in the middle trying...

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Banana Chomp Relay: Search

As the teens get there, have them print their name on a list. This gives you the right spelling...

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Rock Paper Dragon

This game is great as an icebreaker and our group did it the first night of a youth confrence....

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Banana Chomp Relay: Eat

Using the Bananas with the kids' names on them, pile all the bananas in a heap at the front...

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Blindfolded Musical Chairs

It's pretty much what the name suggests! Each person playing is blindfolded and chairs are spread randomly through the...

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The Chair Game

Arrange the chairs in a big circle, everyone to sit on a chair apart from one person, who stands...

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Monkey in the Middle

For this icebreaker game, you'll need to form a circle with chairs. You have one person in the middle....

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Cup Stack Relay

Line two teams up next to each other with a table a few metres away from the start of...

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Play Dough Pictionary

Split the group into groups of about 5 pleople and distribute them around the room. Each group is given a...

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Table Topics

This is an excellent ice breaker activity in it's simplest form! If you haven't heard of "Table Topics" before,...

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Simple Word Games

There are many simple word games you can find at the website listed. Some of them can be played...

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Matchstick Truth or Lie

Before playing, designate two actions for 'true' and 'false' (such as hands on heads or hands behind back) and...

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Telephone

A classic and fun party game for all ages! 1. Get players to sit in a circle facing inwards. 2. Pick...

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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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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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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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Feet Pictionary

Set Up: - Divide the whole group into 2 teams, based on sides of the room. Any size youth group...

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Human What's Missing?

This is a great game for learning names and getting used to each other. It's based on the whats...

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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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Bible Solving

This can be an in-lesson game, or just a game with a lesson. It's a game where you have...

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Monsters inc. (sully says)

Works very similar to Simon says or just as a fun way of keeping everyone warm without the sully...

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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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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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Creative Hopscotch

To play hopscotch, players must hop and jump along a hopscotch course. Usually a course consists of single or...

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If I Were A Butterfly

This is the game version of the popular children's song "If I Were a Butterfly" and is a variation...

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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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Pin the Tail on the Donkey

No matter what you're pinning on what, this classic kids party game is sure to provide a laugh.

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