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...

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 ...

Duckie Wuckie

Everyone sits in a circle with one person standing in the middle. The person in the middle is blindfolded and has a rolled up newspaper. He is spun around as everyone else changes seats (they must be silent...h...

Blow Cup Relay

Give each team a fifteen-foot piece of string with a sliding paper cup on the string. The string is held tight (works good if you tie it to a chair) and the paper cup is placed at one end. The team lines up sin...

Frozen T-Shirt

Take a few t-shirts (usually one with your student ministry logo or a recent evnet shirt) soak in water, fold, then freeze them for at least 24 hours. Bring the shirts out and ask for volunteers. have the volun...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...