Visit a local dollar store and purchase low-cost Christmas supplies for two or more teams.  Items could include strings of lights, bags, tins, boxes, sacks, or any other Christmas-related things.  Purchase some larger items, many smaller.

Divide the supplies among the two teams and invite the teenagers to compete in creating their own Christmas-related sculpture.

In addition to the supplies, also include such items as duct-tape, glue, and string to help in the formation of the sculptures.  As prizes, purchase a few other low-cost Christmas gifts for all of your teenagers.

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About The Author

Todd Outcalt is the lead pastor of Calvary United Methodist Church in Brownsburg, Indiana and is a thirty-year youth ministry veteran. He is the author of twenty-five books in six languages, including the youth ministry titles: $5 Youth Ministry (Group); Last-Minute Meetings (Abingdon); Ready to Go Youth Meetings (Abingdon); and The Youth Ministry Encyclopedia (Kindle).

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