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Ping Pong Ball Hunt

This game is an active game that combines many activities. We came up with about 45 different activities for the kids to do and gave them all different point values. For example: Sing Jesus Loves me - 1 p...
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Baked Bean Relay

Everyone is split into 2 teams and each person gets their own straw. They then have to suck up a baked bean from a large bowl using the straw and take it to a cup a certain distance away. The first one that fil...
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William Tell

Divide teens into two groups. Give each group a water gun and a source of water (bucket, hose, etc). Pick two volunteers to start. Have volunteers stand 15 feet away from each other and tell them to use their...
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Swamp Crossing

  Divide group into two teams. Give each team 3 "rocks" (construction paper cutouts about 1 1/2' x 1 1/2'). Make a start and finish line (ideally about 30 feet apart) and tell them that they must get their ...
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Pirates

You will need seven stones or shoes or other small objects. Divide kids into 4 equal groups, with one group in each corner of the room. Draw a square around each team. Place the seven objects in the middle o...
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Food Drive Scavenger Hunt

This is a great game with a purpose. First, check with your local food pantry or soup kitchen and get a list of all the items they need. From their list, create a new list of food and non-food items and gi...
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Another Shoe Game

Split your group into 2 teams (if you have an extremely large group or a small space, you can use more teams, but it becomes complicated). Both teams should form a line sitting down, facing the same direction, ...
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Balloon Head Volleyball

Grab a couple of six foot tables and set them up length ways (this will be your "net") and have teams of 3 or four. The kids are only allowed to hit the balloon with their heads. Typical Volleyball rules apply,...
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Five Bananas Long

This game takes a bit of prep before the activity. You need to go out and measure 'random' things in an area. I did this in my hometown, in the center of town with shops and parks etc. We took a measurement of ...
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Chain Reaction

A modified version of "Still Another Shoe Game" Divide your students into two teams, sitting in two parallel straight lines. The teams should be holding hands, and all facing one end of the lines, where an o...