Quick no prep games

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Shoe Shuffle

Get the group to take off their right shoe. Then throw all the shoes in a big pile in...

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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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Over the Mountain

I love this game for getting to know students. Each player sits in a chair in a circle facing...

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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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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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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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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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Ameba

Place a chair in the middle of a room or playing area. The bigger the playing area is, the...

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I Tell A Lie

The object of this small group ice breaker game is to reveal unknown things about yourself to the group...

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Lost on a Deserted Island

"The situation is dire - following a shipwreck, everyone has been stranded on a deserted island! Each person is...

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Mix & Mingle

This get to know you game / ice break game is a great way to generate discussion amoungst a big...

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Click Click Bang Bang

This is a murder mystery game which is great to bring out at a party or maybe on a...

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Everything Is Possible For Him Who Believes

Mark 9:23 "Everything is possible for him who believes." Philippians 4:13 "I can do everything through him who gives me strength."...

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If I Went to Mars...

Group is seated in circle. First person begins, 'My name is ... If I went to Mars, I would take....

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Birdie on a Perch

Players should pair off into partners (girls with girls and guys with guys is usually better). One player will...

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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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Secret Dancer

A fun group game, sure to provide a whole lot of laughs. Might be suitable for a disco night...

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Trains

Everybody sits in a circle holding hands, you nominate 2 people to be 'stations' and 1 person to sit in the...

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Mingle Mingle Mingle

This is a good youth group game to get kids mingling together and to help kids to get to...

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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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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 Laughing Game

The objective of this game is to get everyone to laugh while you can not laugh yourself. Have everyone...

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Bang

Get everyone to stand in a circle facing inwards. The leader running the game will need to stand in...

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Queen Ann

The object is to figure out what Queen Ann likes... the leader says examples, Queen Ann likes toes but...

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Human Relay

Each team stands in a straight line behind one another at the start line. When the relay commences the...

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AhSoKo!

Description: An icebreaker for a small group that gets everyone involved with the coordination of hands, voice and pace....

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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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Get To Know You Bang

This is the "get to know you" edition of the youth group game called "Bang". You'll need to know...

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Ultimate Ninja

The group stands in a circle and nominates someone to start. 3 - 2 - 1 ULTIMATE NINJA! Everyone has to start...

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Moshi Moshi

This is the Japanese version of Telephone. Sit in a circle. Pick one person to be "IT" - that...

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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

All participants sit in a circle. The leader begins, saying "Ali Baba and the forty thieves" while doing a...

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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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Zip Zap Boing

Rules are simple. Everyone stands in a circle and one person starts the throwing. If you throw the ball...

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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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