This icebreaker will help group members understand what it takes to lead a group. It will also give kids a chance to get to know each other better by seeing how each person takes charge. Everyone in the group takes a turn leading the group through, and participating in, a simple drill step. Instruct each person about what their leadership task is and determine when their task has been accomplished so you can move to the next person in the circle. Read one of the following instructions to the first leader. Repeat the process for each leader.
After the game is complete, use the following questions to help kids explore the nature of leadership. Ask: What was frustrating about this activity. How easy is it to lead others? Read 1 Corinthians 9:19-23. How important is it for a leader to adapt to the needs of the group?