Indoor games for small groups

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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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Psychiatrist

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Identity

Divide your group into 2 teams. Each person writes the name of a well known person they would like to...

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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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Steal The Keys

Put the keys in the metal bowl, and place it under the chair. Everyone makes a wide circle around...

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Table Topics

This is an excellent ice breaker activity in it's simplest form! If you haven't heard of "Table Topics" before,...

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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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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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Matchstick Truth or Lie

Before playing, designate two actions for 'true' and 'false' (such as hands on heads or hands behind back) and...

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Skit Night

We came up with this at our first lock-in 3 years ago and it is one of our most requested...

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Helium Stick

You can do this team building activity with a single group (maybe as an team growth activity for your...

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The Human Slingshot

It's an exhilarating, fast-paced game that involves four people slinging each other back and forth within a human sized...

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Remember Everything

This get to know you game is best played in a smaller group of around 10 or so people. If...

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Going Up or Going Down?

You start by splitting everyone up into teams of two. Everyone is standing and has their backs against each...

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Snowball Fight

This is a great fun get to know you game. It works well as an ice breaker game and...

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Straws and Rubberbands

1) Each person gets a straw 2) The straw must be held using their mouth 3) They have to pass the rubberband...

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Revolving Dodgeball

1. Divide the playing area into a circle of 4 equal triangles (An AWANA circle layout to divide the gym into 4...

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Aardvark Race

Set the game up by having two lots of two bowls facing each other. One on one side of...

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Extreme Cake Decorating

This game requires a fair bit of trouble and preparedness, but it's worth it if you have the time....

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Empires

First of all elect a adjudicator to go into the other room. A topic is chosen i.e. Food,...

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Paper Telephone

Ok, so we all remember the kids game telephone, where the person at the front of the line whispers...

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Wiz Bang Bounce

Its as if you have an invisible ball you are passing around the circle. there are a few different...

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Packing Peanut Tower

Divide group into smaller groups of ten. Disperse and even amount of biodegradable packing peanuts. (About 30-40 per team)...

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Spaghetti and Marshmallows

Give each team a packet of spaghetti and a packet of marshmallows. The team that builds the tallest spaghetti...

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No Sir, Not I Sir (Prince of Paris)

This is a high paced game of concentration and reaction time. The goal of the game is to become #1...

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Orky? Snorky!

A group of players sit in circle. One person is placed standing in the middle of the circle and...

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Stretchy Snakes

Each person is given a lolly snake. They have a time limit to make the longest snake by stretching...

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Burger Chef

Create work stations in your venue to allow groups to work in relative privacy. Divide the youth group in...

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Who Am I?

Give everyone in the group a piece of paper and pen, then get them to write down three facts...

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Chinese Dodgeball

This is a game that you will want to play in an open area such as outside or in...

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Families

This is a game that requires little preparation and is fun among small groups. Have the players sit in...

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Hand Tennis

Hand Tennis, short for "Hantis" can involve any number of players. Four tables are set up in a 2x2...

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Walrus

This game works a lot like psychiatrist but has it's own twist and humor. Start out by having one...

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Who Are You?

Each person gets a piece of paper and a pen. They need to write down their name and three...

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Doggy Doggy Who's Got Your Bone?

This is a classic kids party game and is great fun especially for a group of junior youth kids....

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Pass the Parcel

Pass the Parcel is a classic kid's party game and can be played on many different occasions - at...

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Ways to Play Uno

Basically, this is a collection of different ways you can play Uno. For those who don't know, Uno is...

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10-Second Hide and Seek

Have you ever wanted to play hide and seek, but found that the playing space was simply too small...

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Food Basket

1) Set up the chairs in a large circle facing the middle. There should be one chair less than the...

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Answer Race

1. Prepare four sheets of questions. Each sheet represents one suit (diamond, hearts, clubs, spades). On each sheet write a...

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Bippity Bop-Bop

1) Everyone arranges themselves in a circle. One person is picked to be in the center. 2) That person will walk...

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