Relaxed 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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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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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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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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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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Psychiatrist

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Cork Game

Use the masking tape to make a line. The first player picks up the cork and places only one...

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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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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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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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The Name Game

This is a great get-to-know you style icebreaker. To start off, maybe get the group to stand in a...

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Brain Freeze

Blend the Ice in the Blender until it is quite small. Then fill the four 1L jugs with ice,...

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Man Diddy Watcher

I remember playing this game way back in primary school days. Awesome fun. It's similar to "Doggy doggy who's...

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Stare Down

Start by having all of the kids remove one shoe and placing it in a pile in another room....

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Create A Commercial

This game can either be done using a video camera and a TV, or just acted out on the...

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Mafia

Mafia is a classic campfire game played at many youth camps, summer camps and scout camps before. In some...

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Take Two!

This is basically a quicker, more action-packed version of scrabble! Get 4 players (or possibly 4 pairs/groups) to each start...

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True or False?

A great way to reinforce what has just been taught... Instead of the traditional pop-quiz to see how much...

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Bible Quiz

A simple bible quiz is a great way to help kids comprehend bible passages and stories. It can be...

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Drop the Keys

Everyone in the group takes a seat in their chair or designated seat, which seats should be arranged in...

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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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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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