Quick 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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Mix & Meet

Get each person to grab some M&M's. Tell them not to eat them. Assign a different meaning to...

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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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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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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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Cups and Downs

This game is best played with a small group. Place 20 or more cups in the middle of the room,...

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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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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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Volleyball with Human Net

Play this game with the same rules as volleyball except with 3 teams. Have 2 teams play against one another while...

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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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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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Crab Balloon Soccer

Everyone gets in the crab position. Two chairs at either end of the hall with a person standing up...

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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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House of Cards

Pretty much self explanitory, as the name suggests - get each player/team to build a house of cards....

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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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Newspaper War

Collect a ton of scrap paper (in most churches, just place a box next to the copier for 3 or 4...

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Pea Pipes

Simple relay structure for this game. 4 teams line up at one end. Place a bowl of peas (or whatever...

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Bucket Balance

Get 4 kids to lie down on their backs in a small circle with their legs sticking up in the...

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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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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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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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War!

This is one of the easiest games to set up... but one of the most annoying games to clean...

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Fruit Juice Face-off

Each team must line up behind an empty bowl. At the other end there must be a bucket of...

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Goldfish Gauntlet

This game is great when done infront of a crowd. Select four people from the crowd to be your...

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Messy Twister

This game is a classic messy food game! Basically set up your twister board (or you can use paper...

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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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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 Thief

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

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Spit in the Bucket

This game can get kind of gross, if people are squeamish about saliva. Set up two buckets on chairs...

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The Toaster Game

Everyone sits in a circle. In the middle of the circle is a toaster. Put a piece of bread...

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Baby Food Roulette

Get a number of volunteers up the front. It can often work better if you don't tell them what...

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Cheeseball Chuck-up

Divide your group into 4 teams. Select 1 player from each team to be the "target". Get a few teammates to...

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Egg Roulette

A bit messy but a real laugh. Get enough eggs so there is one per player. Hard boil them...

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Giant Bowling

This is a simple game, but can be great fun for a mini-olympics style event. Basically, set up a...

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Jell-o-rama

Using gellatine, make a slab of jelly in an ice-cream container (you have to increase the consistency to enable...

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Jelly Bobbing

Jelly bobbing is like bobbing for apples... only we're using jelly instead of water and lollies instead of apples....

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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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Poopdeck

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

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Porridge Pants

This game can either be played as an up-front game or as an all-play game. Either bring 4 people up...

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