It can be difficult running (and controlling!) games for large groups of people. These should help keep everyone happy and entertained.
|Title ||Detail ||Rating |
|Lap Sit||This game can be run with medium to large sized groups and is a good one to teach the concept of trust.
Make a big circle and... more>>>|
|Line up|| This game is good if you need a quick 5 minute icebreaker or time filler. It works best for groups of 10 or more people. The leader... more>>>|
|Line up blind|| Very similar to Line Up, this game involves lining up in a given... more>>>|
|Look Up Look Down||Arrange people in a circle (max 15-20 people per circle) and ask everyone to look down. When the leader says "Look up"... more>>>|
|Magic Carpet||Split into teams of 8 to 12 people. Each team will be given a large piece of paper, towel, or rugas a magic carpet and all team members... more>>>|
|Marshmallow Tower||For this game, you need packet(s) of marshmallows and packet(s) of spaghetti.Split the group into two or more teams. Generally... more>>>|
|Mine Field||This game teaches kids the value of communication and trust.
It works best if you have a large area, indoor or outdoor. Setup... more>>>|
Everyone has to walk around randomly until the leader shouts out "Molecules of ___" and they say a number. If they say 6, then... more>>>|
|Musical clothes||For this game, you need a garbage bag full of old clothes (your local op shop is perfect for this). Sit everyone in a circle,... more>>>|
|Musical People||A twist on Musical Chairs... minus the chairs you dont need much for this game.
Rules: people must walk around the room, spread out,... more>>>|
|My Secret Identity||Give each person a post-it note and ask them to write on it the name of someone well known to everyone in the group. It could be a celebrity,... more>>>|
|Name Toss||For this game, all you need is a pool noodle or a pillow... something that won't hurt if you got hit with it!Have your group sit in... more>>>|
|Newspaper in shoe||Not really a game but a good thought provoking activity that can work well at the end of a devotional or youth service. Collect... more>>>|
|One word||Form pairs. Have pairs sit on the floor and talk to each other by speaking one-word messages back and forth. Suggest one of the... more>>>|
|Paper Telephone||Separate into groups of 5-7 people each. Have each group sit around a table. Give a blank sheet of paper to each participant. Everyone... more>>>|
|Pass the parcel||Everyone's heard of "Pass the Parcel", so you might think this sounds a bit lame as a youth group game, but it can work well if... more>>>|
|Peanut Butter River||For this game you need two ropes to represent the banks of a river. The goal is to have the group cross the river. Give the team... more>>>|
|Photo night||Split into groups of 4-5 (make sure there's one leader in each group), and give each group a camera (or they can use their phones if they... more>>>|
|Random Acts of Kindness||This isn't really a game but more a general... more>>>|
|Rattlesnake||The group sits down in a circle. One person is choosen to be "it".Blindfold the youth and spin them in cirlces. Hand... more>>>|