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Secret Identity

Have everyone secretly write down the name of a person on a small piece of paper or a "post-it"...

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Name Bingo

This is probably one of the oldest and most well known icebreakers. It's also known as "People Bingo" and...

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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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Shoe Talk

Often at the start of a youth camp or youth group year there are many people who don't know...

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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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Remember Me?

Get your two teams to mingle together for a couple of minutes, and introduce themselves to each other. The...

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Blow Wind Blow

For this icebreaker game you'll need to set up your chairs in a circle facing inwards. Make sure there...

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Two Truths And A Tale

For this great get to know you game, each person must make three statements about themselves, one of which...

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Everyone's It!

Same rules as chasey... except everyone is it! Get everyone to put their non-prefered hand on their head. Then,...

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Slap Wrestling

Two people stand facing each other with about a shoulder's span between them and thier feet together. They must...

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Quick Switch Chasey

Usually played in a hall, this game requires 2 even teams. 1 team kneels down in a line through the middle...

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Actionary

This icebreaker youth group game is a cross between pictionary, sculptionary and charades. Firstly come up with a list...

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Psychiatrist

Have the entire group sit in a circle; a room with couches and chairs are fine, as long as...

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Jockeys Up

1. Tell the group to get into pairs, preferably with a person who has a similar height/weight to them. 2....

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Matthew Mark Luke John

Each person has a chair. Put 4 chairs in a row (or use a couple couches), the rest in a...

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Captain's Orders

This game is excellent for a competitive group. It tires everyone out really quickly and can provide a good...

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Speed Dating With a Twist

Set up the chairs in two circles, a small circle and a larger circle outside of that. Make sure...

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Murder in the Dark

This game is very simple. Perfect for a sleepover party or a late night camp gamer. Make a room...

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Tea Towel Face Off

Both teams line up sitting down facing away from each other. Everyone holds hands. At one end, the 2 players...

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Never Have I Ever

Hold out 5 fingers (well, 4 and your thumb) Go around the circle and one at a time, each person announces...

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Celebrity Head Mania

Grab a whole bunch of sticky labels or masking tape and write the names of celebrities on the non-sticky...

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Chair on the Wall

This is an event for the real he-men in your youth group. There is no equipment required, except a...

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Honey If You Love Me...

This is a brilliant circle game! Basically get a circle of chairs set up and get the whole group...

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Mute Organisation

Simply announce that you want everyone lined up across the room by birth-date. Only catch: no talking. Once they...

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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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Spin Chasey

This is a game we made up by accident back at youth group in good old days. Basically... everyone...

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Penny For Your Thoughts

Each kid gets a coin. When asked, they share something significant that happened to them the year the coin...

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Swing The Cat

I have nooooo idea why, but our youth group loved this game. Basically, it involves a designated person standing...

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Caterpillar Race

Divide your youth group kids into some groups, 4 works well as a relay. Just make sure the groups aren't...

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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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True False Run

The group stands in the middle of a room (or if outside, between two markers eg cones). one wall...

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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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Fresh

Fresh is a classic youth group running and strategy game. It's good for those kids who like to show...

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Musical Statues

I usually call this game dance and stop, because then the rules are even easier to explain. Play music,...

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Sock Thief

Get everyone to take their shoes off. Give two spare socks to anyone not wearing any. Everyone gets down...

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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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Icebreaker Questions

A great way to help people open up to each other is to ask them fun questions that allow...

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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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Matthew Matthew One One

Players are numbered off: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, 1,2,3,4,5,6 etc. Matthew sits in the super chair. This person starts clapping,...

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Musical Boys and Girls

Divide the group up into girls and boys, but try to make sure that there is an even amount...

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Silent Ball

Get everyone to stand around the room in random places. Then it's as simple as telling everyone to be...

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Sock Wrestling

Everyone is to have socks on and no shoes. They are to stand inside a designated area, and when...

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Stuck in the Mud

In stuck in the mud, one person is "it". when they touch someone, that person is "frozen" in place....

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Bible Drill

When youth leader says "draw weapons", each person sits on a pew or chair with their Bible held up...

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Cross Country Spoons

Everyone's played spoons right? (if you don't know how to play, ask anyone at your youth group, they'll know......

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Four on the Couch

Object: To have only your gender sitting on the couch. Set-Up: If you don't have a couch large enough...

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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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Rock Paper Scissors

In the middle of the playing field set up 2 long lines with a bout 1 - 2 metres to divide them....

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Table Climbing

Challenge one of your youthians to climb around a table! It's actually a lot harder than it sounds. Instruct...

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Where The Wind Blows

Everyone sits in a circle on chairs and one person is in the middle. The person in the middle...

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