Junior youth games for large groups

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Sardines

This is a game that we always play at my youth group. I guess it's kind of a reverse...

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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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In The Tomb, Out of the Tomb

Draw a long line using yarn or masking tape. Have the children line up in a straight line facing...

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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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Fruit Basket Turnover

Everyone sits in chairs that are facing in a circle except one player - that one is in the...

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Blind Man's Journey

Sometimes i just can't work out why kids like some games, but my younger group LOVES this game. Blindfold...

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Heads or Tails?

A good game for revising what has been learnt. Similar to heads or tails, person up the front asks...

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Jigsaw Puzzle

Write the memory verse on large paper and cut it into a puzzle. Get the kids to put the...

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Musical Chairs

A timeless classic kids party game! Set up some chairs in a circle (always make sure there is 1 less...

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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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Pass the Parcel Memory

Similar to pass the parcel, except instead of lollies, kids receive a word of the memory verse, which is...

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Body Parts

Teens should pair off. The oldest person of the pairs should go to the middle and make a circle....

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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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Scream Till You Drop!

Line up kids. When you say go, they run as fast as they can, screaming as loud as they...

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Lima Bean Relay Race

Give each team member a straw. Place two tables about 10 feet apart. One the first table have a paper...

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Dodgeball Crossover

A large area the size of a basketball court is the best for this game. Have two or three...

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In The River

All you need is a straight line - like a rope or a hose or a line on a...

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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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Trash Can Game

The whole group joins hands in a circle around the trash can. While holding hands, on the count of...

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Bible Centred

Balance a bible on a chair in the middle of your playing area. Form a circle around the bible,...

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Steal The Keys

Put the keys in the metal bowl, and place it under the chair. Everyone makes a wide circle around...

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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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Alphabet Concentration

This can be played in a pair, a small group or a larger crowd - but the more people...

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Body Part Musical Chairs

So I am a sunday school teacher at my church and I have found this youth group game to...

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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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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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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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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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Gargon

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

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Giver Or Taker

Everyone sits in a circle like playing "duck, duck, goose!" the leader reads a story. Through out the story...

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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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Ice Cream Snowmen

In teams, give the kids an even amount of ice cream on a plate, on a table outside. Using...

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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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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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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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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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Bippity Bop-Bop

1) Everyone arranges themselves in a circle. One person is picked to be in the center. 2) That person will walk...

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Chair of Doom

Have everyone hold hands in a ring around the chair. The object of the game is to be the...

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Bees Vs. Wasps

This is a fun run around church wide game I play with our middle-schoolers. The amount of nerf guns,...

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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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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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Cabbage

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

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Camoflauge

1. Pick a person to be it (Maybe a leader for the first round) 2. Everyone else hides in a large...

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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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Medic Dodgeball

To play this game you'll need to know the basic rules of dodgeball, so check them out here first....

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