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Rules are simple. Everyone stands in a circle and one person starts the throwing. If you throw the ball to one of the two people either side of you, you say Zip. If you throw it to anyone else in the ...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Sometimes i just can't work out why kids like some games, but my younger group LOVES this game. Blindfold half the group and pair them up with an un-blindfolded person. Encourage them to walk in...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a basic relay race using wheel barrows. You'll need at least two teams, each team needing 1 wheelbarrow. So depending on how many wheelbarrows you have available, this could restrict things a ...
Outside
Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
You have 4 teams of two. Each team gets two tries whoever misses twice first gets out. They must rotate. The last two keep going spinning around every 6 turns....
Inside
Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Hand Tennis, short for "Hantis" can involve any number of players. Four tables are set up in a 2x2 pattern. A player enters the game at the first table. As mistakes are made and points are scored, pla...
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Multi Player Duel
1 hour +
No Mess
No cost
Write the memory verse on large paper and cut it into a puzzle. Get the kids to put the puzzle together. For larger groups have more than one puzzle and make it a race....
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Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Love this game - so funny... 1. Beforehand, cut out a pair of donkey ears using the cardboard or paper. 2. Split your group into two even teams. And line each team up single file down one end o...
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Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Played this game with my junior youth (Kids Club - 6 to 12 year old). Have one of the leaders be the pitcher, one catcher and one umpire. Split the group into 2 or more teams. Each member of each t...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Each person is given a lolly snake. They have a time limit to make the longest snake by stretching it, or flattening it. If it breaks, they just use the longest bit in the judging at the end. Only 1 s...
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Single Player
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
Under $20
Four on the Couch is quite a fun game but it needs quite a few people to make it work. A modification I have used recently for a smaller group (under 10 people) is to designate a single chair as th...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Get the group to stand in a circle facing inwards. Choose one player to stand in the centre of the circle. This player needs to control the pace of the game. They must firstly say "heads down" and the...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Cut out cardboard circles and make a target. Smallest one is the hundred, second smallest is 90 and so on. Mark a line two metres away from it. Load up a spud gun and give kids a shot at hitting th...
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Single Player
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
Under $20
This game can be played with 2-? players, but it is best with 4-10. Players take turns being the guesser. The guesser goes out of the room while the other players each hide under a blanket separately...
Inside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
You can do this with any amount of kids you would like (min of 5 kids per team) the more that better i think. Place the key in the center of the table, then line the teams up facing the table, stan...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
A good game for revising what has been learnt. Similar to heads or tails, person up the front asks a question, hands on heads for true, hands on bums for false. If they get it wrong, they're ou...
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All On All
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Draw a long line using yarn or masking tape. Have the children line up in a straight line facing the leader on the right side of the line. The right side of the line is called "In the tomb" and the le...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
It's an exhilarating, fast-paced game that involves four people slinging each other back and forth within a human sized stretchable band. Detailed instructions can be found at http://www.thehumansl...
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Whole Group
30 - 60 mins
No Mess
Over $20
OK, a bit boring I know, but I have used the mazes found at KrazyDad's site (http://www.krazydad.com/mazes/) a few times. There is a good selection of mazes there, some that are really difficult....
Inside
Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This youth game is best played on a camp. Come up with a list of items that you would find in a dorm (ie. toothbrush, mouth wash, a bed mattress, rubbish, mobile phone, bible etc.) and then find a cen...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
The concept is, put a tarp down with some water and at least 2 bottles of dishwashing liquid, so it is really slippery. You will have to peg it down to keep it from moving. Then use this for many diff...
Outside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
Extreme Mess
Over $20
This ice breaker game is a good group game to play with a small group - maybe at a dinner party, or a small group night, or with a small youth group. If the mood is right, it will definitely provide a...
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Whole Group
1 hour +
No Mess
No cost
Make a circle of chairs and have all of the girls sit down. There should be one extra, empty chair. Then each of the guys should go stand behind a girl. But one guy will have to stand behind the empty...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This game is really simple and so much fun. You divide the room with some kind of dividers. You should not be able to see the other side of the room if you are sitting on the floor of the other side. ...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Line up everyone is one long line then give each child a party blower and empty match box. On their knees, each player must blow the match box to the other end of room using the party blower. First pl...
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Whole Group
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Get the contestants to bite off two diagonally opposite corners of their tim tam.. They dip about 1.5cm of the biscuit in the hot choc (just enough to immerse the bitten off corner) and suck with t...
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Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
You need to assign participants to play the witch, the mother, and the babysitter or oldest child. Assign the childrens' home and a witches house - you will need a clear path between the two. The r...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
So you know how to walk like a crab on your hands and feet? Then this game is simple - it's playing soccer, while walking like a crab! Set up a soccer field as per normal, only it is probably best...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
1. Prepare four sheets of questions. Each sheet represents one suit (diamond, hearts, clubs, spades). On each sheet write a question for each card value (Ace, King, Queen down to 2). So there will be ...
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Single Player
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Place a chair in the middle of a room or playing area. The bigger the playing area is, the better, it's definitely best not to be confined to a small area. Get the group to form a circle, by holdin...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
You find a large building (whatever one you hold youth in) and you send one leader round clockwise walking and everybody else goes round anti-clockwise (you need a way around the whole building). The ...
Outside
Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This game can get very messy! The better your prizes... the messier it will get! This game can be played with as many people as you wish, from two upwards. But remember, the more people you have, t...
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Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
Group is seated in circle. First person begins, 'My name is ... If I went to Mars, I would take.(a object beginning with the first letter of their name e.g. "Aaron's apple")' Next person in circ...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Students will sit in a half circle and try to work their way to the beginning seat by responding quickly and accurately through a progression of questions and answers that will cause other students t...
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All On All
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a pointless game my students made up, one day when they were bored. It is played just like kickball or baseball, except there are as many bases as you want there to be, the more the better...
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Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
The object is to figure out what Queen Ann likes... the leader says examples, Queen Ann likes toes but not feet, swimming but not water, kittens but not cats, puppies but not dogs... goes on & on. Oth...
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Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Create work stations in your venue to allow groups to work in relative privacy. Divide the youth group in to small teams and allocate them a handful of mince (enough for one burger patty) a burger bun...
Inside
Multiple Teams
30 - 60 mins
Extreme Mess
Over $20
Everyone's played spoons right? (if you don't know how to play, ask anyone at your youth group, they'll know....if that fails, google it!) The beauty of this game is that you can make it as hard or ea...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
This is a great get-to-know you style icebreaker. To start off, maybe get the group to stand in a circle and everyone says their name in order. Then, split the group up into 2 teams and get them to...
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Multiple Teams
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost
Before playing the game, prepare two pieces of paper with a completely random and obscure phrase on them. They should have the same amount of words. Get two teams of two (Pairs) and assign one pers...
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Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Stand in a circle and cover you teeth with your lips, almost as if you were impersonating an elder person. one person will start and they will say "ZIP" while keeping their teeth covered . DO NOT LET ...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Blend the Ice in the Blender until it is quite small. Then fill the four 1L jugs with ice, and then fill in the gaps with water. Place the straws in each Jug. Each contestant stands behind a Jug. W...
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Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
This game has proven to be a real hit. We play it inside after our bible study has finished. The room does not need to be large. We use a piece of scrunched up paper, a rubbish bin for a wicket and...
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Whole Group
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
Setup: - Make sure the rope is marked in the middle, and has two other marks 4 metres apart from the middle. - Mark three lines on the ground 4 metres apart. - Break up the group into two even team...
Outside
Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
Write out a list of questions with only 2 answers being available, eg. ?Do you like dogs or cats.? Ask each child an equal number of the questions, with each child receiving a different question. Each...
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Multi Player Duel
5 - 10 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
The aim of "Queggs" or 'Quick Eggs' to those unfamiliar with its witty title, is a game were one person (normally a leader) will stand at a catapult or slingshot and shoot eggs at the youth groupers. ...
Outside
Whole Group
10 - 30 mins
Extreme Mess
Under $20
Split into teams of two. One person is the zombie and is blindfolded. The other person guides the zombie what to do and where to go. If a zombie touches another zombie, the tagged zombie is out of ...
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Multiple Teams
5 - 10 mins
No Mess
No cost
The biggest bubble wins. If you don't have a pair of calipers for measuring the bubbles, use a ruler. Hint: To blow huge bubbles, chew bubble gum with a dab of peanut butter. Cleanup Tips! Peanut b...
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Multi Player Duel
0 - 5 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
Under $20
Each team stands in a straight line behind one another at the start line. When the relay commences the first member of the team has to carry the second team member across to the finish line. Once ther...
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Multiple Teams
0 - 5 mins
No Mess
No cost
In this game there are seven or nine players. Three or Four people stand on one side of the trampoline and the three or four people stand on the other side of the trampoline. The last person stands ju...
Outside
All On All
10 - 30 mins
Cool Off & Clean Up
No cost
Prep: have each person write their name on a piece of paper and fold it in half. Each person pulls out a piece of a paper and spreads out (no peeking at the paper). Play: When the leader says "go...
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All On All
10 - 30 mins
No Mess
No cost