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The Human Christmas Tree

For this game, each team will decorate one of its own members as a human Christmas tree using the following: crepe paper streamers, paper ornaments, face paint, color markers, masking tape and a paper star tre...
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Game: Christmas Hunt

This Christmas version of the traditional scavenger hunt makes for some fun house-to-house travel and also can connect your teenagers to the wider congregation. Make a list of items people traditionally would ...
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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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Game: Thanks-living

For this learning game you will need a globe—and is best played by a small group or as a prelude to a more intimate time of prayer. Invite each of the teens to spin the globe, and as it is spinning, to stop ...
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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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Cells

This game only requires space, and no equipment or prep is necessary. Begin by inviting every person in the group to find a partner and form a two-person cell. Explain that you, as leader, will clap your hands...
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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,...